The Kathleen P. Sridhar Small Business Executive of the Year Award
The Kathleen P. Sridhar Small Business Executive of the Year Award recognizes an individuals leadership and strategic impact in the defense small business sector. It is bestowed annually on a defense industry small business executive who best reflects Dr. Sridhar's leadership excellence and support for a robust small business sector in the defense industrial base.
2020 - Donna Huneycutt, Co-founder & President, WWC Global LLC.
2019 - Steve Roemerman, Chairman & CEO, Lone Star Analysis
2018 - Barbara Stankowski, President & CEO, AMTIS Inc.
2017 - Brian Cole, President & CEO, Cole Engineering Services, Inc.
2016 - Jeff Gronberg, President & CEO, deciBel Research, Inc.
2015 - Tracy Solomon,TEVET, LLC
2014 - Celeste Ford, Founder/CEO, Stellar Solutions
2013 - Carol Craig, Founder/CEO, Craig Technologies
2012 - Peter Provenzano, President & CEO, SupplyCore, Inc.
2011 - Sharon Wolford, President & CEO, Carley Corporation
2010 - James Lasswell, President & CEO, INDUS Technology, Inc.
The Kathleen P. Sridhar Small Business Executive of the Year Award is named in honor of Dr. Kathleen P. Sridhar, who was a small business CEO of uncommon ability and accomplishment. She was very active in NDIA conferences, seminars, and events, and eventually served as President of the San Diego Chapter of NDIA. She was known as an inspirational leader who mentored others to successful leadership positions in the small business sector of the defense industrial base.