DoN OSBP Introduces New Director, Emily Harman, at Navy Gold Coast Event

The Department of Navy Office of Small Business Programs proudly introduced our new Director, Ms. Emily Harman, at the 27th Navy Gold Coast Small Business Procurement Event on August 25. Ms. Harman spoke about future strategic planning for the Navy’s Small Business offices and sat down with SBA Administrator, Ms. Maria Contreras-Sweet, for a fireside chat to discuss small business and government contracting.

Ms. Harman joins the Department of the Navy’s Office of Small Business Programs after serving 10 years as NAVAIR Associate Director of the Office of Small Business Programs. Prior to this role, Ms. Harman served as a Division Director in the Major Weapons System for Air-Antisubmarine Warfare, Assault, Special Mission Programs Contracts Department and as the Multi-Mission Helicopter Program Office (PMA 299) Contracting Officer prior to that. After graduating from the United States Naval Academy, Emily served as a Supply Corps Officer in the United States Navy from 1985 to 1992 and retired from the Naval Reserves. Emily served onboard the USS Emory S. Land (AS-39). Other duty stations included the Supreme Allied Command Atlantic, Commander in Chief U.S. Atlantic Fleet, United States Naval Academy, and Fleet and Industrial Supply Center Norfolk Detachment Washington.