Here’s how big Lockheed wants to grow its Orlando workforce

Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) is already Central Florida’s eighth-largest employer, but it’s not done growing. 

The Bethesda, Maryland-based defense contractor employs 8,000 people between its two campuses in Orlando, and the company plans to add 1,000 more over the next four years, said Amy Gowder, vice president and general manager of Lockheed Martin in Orlando, at the I/ITSEC modeling, simulation and training conference on Dec. 2. Read more here