General Lloyd "Fig" Newton

General Lloyd "Fig" Newton

Board Chair

General Lloyd "Fig" Newton

Board of Directors Chair

Retired Air Force General

Current term 2021-2023

Gen. Newton is a retired four-star General with the US Air Force and Executive Vice President, Pratt & Whitney Military Jet Engines. The General is a command pilot with more than 4,000 flying hours in the T-37, T-38, F-4, F-15, F-16, C-12 and the F-117 stealth fighter. He was born in Ridgeland, South Carolina, where he graduated from Jasper High School. Gen. Newton is a founding member of Polaris Tech Charter School. He earned a Bachelor’s degree from Tennessee State University and a Master’s degree from George Washington University.