Virginia 500 Spotlight: Rex D. Geveden
CEO and president,
BWX Technologies Inc.
BEST ADVICE YOU HAVE TO GIVE TO OTHERS: Write and track your life goals — family, financial, career, experiential, spiritual, etc. I’ve been doing this for 35 years.
WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST JOB? My first real job was systems analyst at Teledyne Brown Engineering.
PERSON YOU ADMIRE AND WHY: Abraham Lincoln because of his deep thinking, grit and conviction
NEW LIFE EXPERIENCE: I’ve learned to fly fish in Virginia’s beautiful mountain streams.
WHAT’S ONE THING YOU WOULD CHANGE ABOUT VIRGINIA? I would get rid of the vehicle inspection requirement. It is ridiculous.
FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM:
Kentucky Wildcats basketball
Van Morrison’s “Moondance”
DID YOU KNOW?
In December 2022, BWXT began producing the nuclear fuel that will power the first microreactor built and operated in the U.S., which will also be delivered by BWXT in 2024.