Anne D. Shybunko-Moore is CEO and Owner of GSE Dynamics Inc., a Woman Owned Small Business, and a U.S. Defense Manufacturer. GSE was founded in 1971 and has 2 manufacturing facilities located on Long Island, NY. GSE specializes in providing complex structural assemblies direct to the United States Air Force, Navy and Army, as well as Major Aerospace Primes. Anne joined GSE in 2001, and has been strategically growing the company and expanding its capabilities.
The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) awarded her company the prestigious Outstanding Readiness Support award for Woman Owned Business. GSE Dynamics was recognized as a Top Shop for the Composites Industry by Composites World Magazine for the past three years. In 2022, GSE was awarded with the Herald’s Legacy Award for Family Business and the Inaugural “Voice of Industry” award from the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA). GSE continues to be a top supplier to DLA in terms of business volume for Small Businesses and for Woman Owned Small Businesses.
Nationally, Anne is a member of the Supplier Management Council of the AIA and also currently serves on the AIA Board of Governors. In 2023 she was elected to a two-year term on the Executive Committee, the leading governing body of the AIA comprised of senior representatives of member companies, to be the voice of Small Business. From 2014-2017, Anne was an appointed member of The National Women’s Business Council (NWBC), a non-partisan federal advisory council created to serve as an independent source of advice and counsel to the President, Congress, and the U.S. Small Business Administration on economic issues of importance to women business owners.
Anne also lends her leadership strengths to various councils. On the State level, Anne is an appointed member of Governor Hochul’s Long Island Regional Economic Development Council, and served on the State Workforce Investment Board from 2014-2018. On the local level, Anne is on the Board of Directors of the Hauppauge Industrial Association (HIA), representing the largest innovation park in the northeast. She is Co-Chair of the Board of Directors for The Cradle of Aviation Museum and sits on The DeMatteis School of Engineering Advisory Board at Hofstra University. Anne is the Founder and Chair of IgniteLI, Manufacturing Consortium of Long Island, an industry driven organization to promote manufacturing with a regional strategic plan for job creation and support for business. In 2017, Anne partnered with The Suffolk County Legislature to form a Long Island Manufacturing Taskforce to further support and address the economic impact of manufacturing in our region. Her main advocacy is to promote manufacturing and the need for workforce training to help companies grow.
As a local leader on Long Island, Anne has earned the title of Long Island’s Top 50 Women twice by Long Island Business News and the title of one of Long Island’s 40 Rising Stars Under the age of 40. Anne served as President of Long Island’s National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), and was twice awarded the Top Woman Business Owner award for NAWBO/LI. Long Island Women’s Agenda named her as the Business Advocate of the year, recognized for efforts in the small business arena. Enterprising Magazine honored Anne as Enterprising Woman of the Year for her business and community accomplishments. In 2021, Anne was honored at the Long Island Power Women Awards by Schneps Media and was selected as one of Long Island’s 100 Most Influential People by Long Island Press Powerlist. In 2022, Anne was inducted into the Long Island Business News Hall of Fame.
Anne is married to Jamie Moore, President of Industry Grants, a grant writing and economic development company serving Long Island businesses. Jamie and Anne support each other in their careers and home life as they raise their four sons. Anne focuses on the importance of family and career balance, and serves as an example that women can be successful at both.