Colleen Lott

Colleen Lott

Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Fire and Security Products, a United Technologies Company

Colleen Lott is the vice president and chief financial officer for Fire and Security Products (FSP), one of five business units included within Carrier, a United Technologies Company (UTC). FSP is a $3.5 billion segment headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, that develops and produces a comprehensive product portfolio protecting buildings, people and assets through innovative residential and commercial fire detection, suppression and advanced security products. Global fire brands include Kidde, Edwards, Marioff, Autronica, GST and Det-Tronics, while security brands include LenelS2, Interlogix, Supra and Onity. FSP manufactures and designs in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia, with over 14,000 employees serving customers in over 170 countries.

Colleen joined UTC in the aerospace systems division serving as the senior finance director for aerospace customers and business development in Charlotte, North Carolina. She then served as the executive director and chief financial officer for Sensors and Integrated Systems (SIS), headquartered in Burnsville, Minnesota. SIS is a $1.6 billion leading provider of cutting-edge sensors and sensor-based systems for the commercial aerospace and defense industries.

Prior to joining UTC, Colleen spent 13 years in general aviation with Textron Aviation in Wichita, Kansas. She is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of Wyoming and a master’s degree in business administration from Wichita State University.


Finance for the Non-Finance Manager

Presented by Colleen Lott at 10:15 AM on Thursday, August 15th.

Even if you're not running a budget or managing profits and losses, you'll need a firm grasp of business financials as you grow your career.