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Ms. Nancy H. Deskins

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Director , Category Management an...

Local Address: Moorestown, New Jersey, United States
Lockheed Martin Corporation
6801 Rockledge Drive
Bethesda , Maryland 20817
United States

Company Description: Lockheed Martin Corporation is a global security company that is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment...   more
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  • Bachelor of Science degree , Liberal Studies
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Lockheed Martin Honored With Two Nunn Perry Awards | Lockheed Martin
www.geodetics.com, 20 Mar 2009 [cached]
Lockheed Martin is committed to teaming with small business partners as we provide our customers with the very best global security products and capabilities," said Nancy Deskins, director of Lockheed Martins Supplier Diversity program.
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www.nmsdc.org, 9 Aug 2014 [cached]
Ms. Nancy Deskins Director, Supplier Diversity and Corporate Agreements Lockheed Martin Corporation
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diversitycareers.com, 23 April 2014 [cached]
The second panel looked at veteran entrepreneurs and featured speaker Nancy Deskins, director of supplier diversity for Lockheed Martin Corp.
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www.nationalsmallbusinessweek.com, 2 Mar 2013 [cached]
Nancy Deskins Lockheed Martin
Director, Category Management & Supplier Diversity
As the Director of Category Management, she is responsible for leveraging the Corporation's infrastructure and services category spend through supply chain efficiencies and best practice implementation.
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The infrastructure and services scope includes categories such as technical, professional and business services, telecommunications, information technology, travel and logistics. Ms. Deskins is responsible for an operation that awards over $2.1B in contracts annually.
As Director, Supplier Diversity, Ms. Deskins is the corporation's primary advocate for supplier diversity and is responsible for establishing corporate policy, goals, and objectives to maximize Lockheed Martin's utilization of small businesses through subcontracting and partnering initiatives. This role focuses on internal corporate initiatives as well as outreach efforts associated with small and minority businesses organizations, political contacts, and government entities. Ms. Deskins is responsible for all categories of supplier diversity, which includes small disadvantaged business concerns, women-owned small business concerns, Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) small business concerns, veteran-owned and service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns.
Ms. Deskins has held a variety of increasingly responsible positions with the Corporation, including Senior Manager, Systems & Services, Corporate Internal Audit and Electronic Systems' Senior Manager, Ethics, Compliance and Supplier Diversity throughout a career that has included experience in diversity, ethics, compliance, supply chain management, and quality.
Ms. Deskins diversity recognitions include Advocate of the Year by the Department of Conmmerce Minority Business Development Agency; Best of the Decade by Minority Business News USA magazine; Champion of Diversity by DiversityBusiness.com; and, Best of the Decade by Women's Enterprise magazine.
Ms. Deskins holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Liberal Studies: Political Science and Public Administration, from West Chester University of Pennsylvania. Ms. Deskins, her husband David and son DJ reside in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania.
Nancy H. Deskins - DiversityPlus Magazine
www.diversityplus.com, 26 Nov 2013 [cached]
Nancy H. Deskins Director, Category Management & Supplier Diversity, Lockheed Martin.
Nancy H. Deskins is the Director, Category Management & Supplier Diversity of Lockheed Martin Corporation and is responsible for establishing corporate policy and goals to maximize utlization of diverse small businesses. Last year, Lockheed Martin awarded $6.4 billion in contracts to more than 12,000 diverse and small business suppliers in the high tech aeronautics industry.
Nancy led a team which instituted an innovative communication initiative that includes virtual conferencing, social media and supply chain resources into a supplier-focused website called Supplier Wire. She promotes frequent interaction between suppliers and Lockheed experts, increasing opportunities. Nancy works with the Small Business Innovation Research program which partners with small businesses to provide assistance with product technologies and innovative experimentation. Despite earning numerous recognitions like Advocate of the Year by the Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency, Nancy is proudest of the fact that the award-winning Lockheed supplier diversity program has a positive impact on the communities in which Lockheed employees live and work.
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