Allen Couture

Allen Couture

Vice President, Operations and Security

Allen Couture is vice president of Operations and Security at Raytheon Missiles & Defense, a business of Raytheon Technologies. His responsibilities include overseeing the advanced manufacturing centers and other facilities for air and missile defense systems, precision weapons, radars, command and control systems and advanced defense technologies. 

Couture has more than 20 years of experience leading programs, development engineering and manufacturing facilities in commercial and defense industries. Most recently, he served as vice president of operations at Raytheon Missile Systems, where he oversaw manufacturing, facility management, and health and safety.

He currently serves as a board member on the Southern Arizona Leadership Council and previously served on the Wichita Children’s Home board of directors.

Couture holds a master’s certificate in operations management from York University and a bachelor’s degree in economics from McMaster University. He served 14 years in the Canadian Armed Forces Infantry Reserves.