simpleQuE Consultant Team

Leanne Killmeyer

Consultant, Auditor and Trainer

Leanne Killmeyer is a simpleQuE consultant with global experience in avionics repair operations, quality assurance and process improvement. She also performs third party assessments for an accredited registrar and is a lead auditor for AS9100, AS9110, AS9120, ASA-100 and ISO 9001.

Work Experience

ISO/Quality Management Systems

With over 20 years of experience in quality and avionics repair and manufacturing, Leanne brings valued-added services in the areas of quality systems, quality planning, project management, and business process improvement. In addition, Leanne has provided consulting support to various aviation, space and defense companies to implement and maintain their own ISO Quality Management Systems certifications. She is also experienced in WAWF, DD250, IDIQ, PBL, FAR and DFAR military processes.


Leanne began her career as an industrial engineer with Boeing, followed by 13 years at Rockwell Collins where she was an FAA Part 145 Service Center Manager and Site Manager.  She was responsible for a team of 43, with annual profit and loss sales of $25M in the modification, repair and overhaul of complex avionics for more than 400 airline and military customers. She was also a Part 145 FAA Senior Manager ensuring regulatory compliance and alignment to AS9110 at Extant Aerospace – an avionics sustainment manufacturing facility.

Her experience at Rockwell includes: program management for 8 global locations with over 600 people and annual sales of $260M; lead operations manager and new manager trainer for 14 FAA repair stations worldwide performing 180K annual repairs; and leader of an 8 person team to support financial and operational reporting needs.

For GA Telesis, Leanne served as Director of Quality Assurance and designed and implemented a QMS globally to comply with ISO 9001, AS9120 and ASA-100 requirements. She led increased efficiency projects to reduce inventory by 20% and overall staffing in sales, purchasing, operations and quality by 25% through standard work events.

She is a certified AS9100D, AS9110C and AS9120B Aerospace Experienced auditor, performing 3rd party and internal audits.

Certificates and Training

  • AS9100, AS9110 and AS9120 Probitas Certified Aerospace Industry Experience Auditor
  • ISO 9001 Lead Auditor
  • ASA-100 Training


Leanne received her Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Texas Tech University and her Master of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University.