Supplier Diversity, Lockheed Martin Space

Ms. Patty Pierson is the Small Business Liaison Officer for Lockheed Martin Space located in Denver, Colorado. Patty is primarily responsible for Civil/Commercial Space and GPS III Programs – ensuring that small businesses have the opportunity to participate in current and proposed efforts.

Patty is responsible for the development and oversight of prime and subcontract efforts. She values effective customer relationships, providing exemplary customer service, developing relationships with small businesses and utilizing Lockheed Martin strategic initiatives that drive innovation, including the Mentor Protégé and Small Business Innovation Research Programs. She is a committee co-chair for the DOD South Central Region Council for Small Business.

Patty has over 30 years’ experience in aerospace working for prime contractors, including experience in Business Development for a small business. She previously served as Chair of the NASA Marshall Prime Contractor Supplier Council, Chair of the Colorado Small Business Opportunity Council and member of the NASA Industry Forum. She has her Bachelor of Science degree from Northern Arizona University and Master of Arts degree from San Diego State University.