Paris Forest

Paris Forest, a Senior Manager with The Boeing Company is responsible for Architecture & Strategy Services enabling Finance, Boeing Capital Corporation and Program Management Systems; part of the Business and Supply Chain Systems arm of Boeing Information & Analytics Organization.  Paris is the Technology Leader supporting the One Boeing Finance of the Future program, responsible for the systems support and stability of the program whose charter is to reduce complexity in processes, organizational structure and technical applications used to enable the Boeing finance community. Paris is also the deputy Global Systems Owner for finance in the 2nd Century Enterprise Systems ERP Program. 

Paris joined The Boeing Company in May of 1999 and has held various technical and leadership positions in the Finance, Boeing Capital and Program Management Systems organization. During her time with the company, Paris has been instrumental in leading key efforts and cross-functional business and technology teams. Prior to her current position, Paris was the IT program manager responsible for the 70M capital development and implementation of the Cost and Rate Management System. The CaRMS tool suite is an enterprise solution that will support standard labor and non-labor forecasting, financial program/project management, overhead cost and rate management, allocation, capital management and opportunities and risk management.  Paris is the proud parent of one phenomenal 9 year old, Jaymeson Grant and spends her free time enjoying his schooling and sporting activities, travelling,  reading, going to movies and participating in church and community events. 

Paris holds her Bachelors of Science in Biology from Missouri Baptist University and is currently completing an Executive MBA from Washington University Olin Business School in St. Louis, Mo with an expected graduation of May 2018.  She was recently selected as an Olin Business School/United Way Board fellow and is a voting member of the board at the Webster Childcare Center in Webster Groves, Mo.  Part of that fellowship is the completion of a special project.  Paris will be helping the center to increase the operational excellence and efficiency of their front office activities.  Paris also serves as one of the newest members of the Board of Directors of Springboard to Learning - St. Louis based non-profit which is the region's largest provider of arts and cultural integration and enrichment programs, serving 55,000 students and teachers in elementary and middle schools throughout the metro east area.