Webinar: Doing Business with Federal Prime Contractor: Sikorsky – Lockheed Martin and Tier 1 contractors GKN Aerospace and Collins Aerospace
Presenter: Marisol Herrera, State Director, CTPTAC; Martha Crawford, Small Business Liaison Officer (SBLO) /Supplier Diversity Manager, Sikorsky – Lockheed Martin; David M. Ribeiro, Small Business Liaison Officer (SBLO), GKN Aerospace Defense & Peter K Selleck, Small Business Liaison Officer (SBLO), COLLINS AEROSPACE
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This webinar is designed to help you understand the process when doing business with Sikorsky – Lockheed Martin as well as how to become a supplier to their Tier 1 companies.
Martha Crawford, Small Business Liaison Officer (SBLO) /Supplier Diversity Manager, Sikorsky – Lockheed Martin
Martha Crawford has been the Sikorsky Small Business Liaison Officer (SBLO)/Supplier Diversity Manager since August 2014. In this role she is responsible for managing and administering all aspects of the Comprehensive Small Business Subcontracting Plan, which is a DoD program established to assist in providing increased subcontracting opportunities for small businesses (SBs) which encompasses all types of SB categories, i.e. Small Disadvantaged SBs, Woman Owned SBs, etc. She regularly provides and/or coordinates high level assistance to SBs regarding Sikorsky/Lockheed Martin subcontracting, quality requirements, payment terms and assistance with understanding and complying with contractual requirements. A critical component of her current role is regular participation in a variety of outreach events that provide SBs with opportunities to introduce their products and/or services as potential subcontractors to Sikorsky/Lockheed Martin.
Prior to returning to Sikorsky, Martha spent more than seven years at Pitney Bowes as a Strategic Sourcing Manager. At Pitney Bowes, her ongoing responsibilities included supporting the Supplier Diversity manager with proposal responses and at various outreach events. Prior to that, she spent over 15 years in various Procurement roles, in academe as well as private industry. Martha graduated from Mount Holyoke College with a Bachelor of Arts degree.
David M. Ribeiro, Small Business Liaison Officer (SBLO), GKN Aerospace Defense
GKN Aerospace Defense Business Line – Global Small Business Liaison Officer 2018-current
Certified Supplier Diversity Professional since 2012
Alliance of Supplier Diversity Professionals Communication Chairman 2015-2020
UTC Aerospace Systems Senior Procurement Analyst 2007-2018
Healthcare Procurement Buyer for over 20 years prior
I have been in USG contracting since 2007. Working in various commodity areas indirect, raw material , hardware and electronics to fulfill various military requirements. Small Business Liaison Officer from 2012 with UTC Aerospace Space Systems and currently with GKN Aerospace since 2018. Responsible to provide opportunities to qualified small and diverse businesses to work with GKN to satisfy USG goal requirements.
Peter K Selleck, Small Business Liaison Officer (SBLO), COLLINS AEROSPACE
Pete Selleck has been in Aerospace Manufacturing for 42 years starting out as a machinist for Parker Hannifin. For the last 38 years, he has been in the Supply Chain group holding various positions and or most of those years he has held numerous positions within the Small Business area from SBLO, Small Business Liaison Officer to Small Business Manager and from creating a Small Business Program, managing the program to completing and filing the semi annual reports to the government. Currently this is my 22 year with what is now called Collins Aerospace and my title is SBLO | Social Responsibility Programs Supply Chain Contracts and Regulatory Compliance | Enterprise Operations – Legal, Contracts & Compliance. Now that seems like a mouth full but is simple terms, I work for the Small Business Program Office and report up and through to Legal.