Intelligence & Security Director, Small Business Programs
Diane Dempsey has enjoyed an extensive career in the field of procurement, subcontracts, and supplier diversity. Currently she is the Director, Small Business Programs for BAE Systems Intelligence & Security Sector. Dempsey has also been a small business advocate for several prime contractors in the DC Metropolitan area. She serves on multiple boards and committees as well as receiving many awards for her advocacy in the small business community. Most recently, she received the 2018 Chairman’s Award from the Capital Regional Minority Supplier Development Council and the HUBZone Champion Award from the National HUBZone Contractors Council.
Dempsey received her B.S. from Mary Washington College, Certificate in Contracts & Procurements from the University of Virginia, and Master’s Certificate in Procurement & Supply Chain Management, MS and MBA from the University of Maryland. She is also a certified supplier diversity professional and instructor for the Alliance of Supplier Diversity Professionals.