Bridget L. Chatman
Vice President, Business Development Transformation and Strategy
Professional Background: In 2022, Ms. Chatman became the first African American Chair of the Board of Directors for Women in Aerospace. Ms. Chatman has 28+ years of experience in corporate strategy, transformation, business development and capture leading Fortune 500 company’s aerospace initiatives supporting NASA and FAA missions. Ms. Chatman currently serves as the Vice President, Business Development Transformation for SAIC. SAIC is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's digital transformation. Other roles at SAIC included Vice President of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging where Ms. Chatman developed and accelerated programs, policies and processes to advance DE&IB initiatives. Ms. Chatman is a founding member and former Chair of the Washington Exec Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council, and developed several initiatives and mentoring programs for women in aerospace and STEM careers.
Service: Ms. Chatman is a Silver Star member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. and a recent 2022 honoree of Washington Business Journal Top 25 Diversity In Business Award. Chatman volunteers in many organizations supporting STEM initiatives, women and underrepresented communities around the Washington DC metro area.
Education: Chatman has a bachelor’s degree in marketing and statistics from the University of Illinois at Chicago, an Executive Certificate in Economics from the University of Oxford and a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Human Resource Policy certificate from eCornell.