Corporate Supplier Diversity and Regulatory Compliance Leader, Lockheed Martin Corporation
Susannah (Suzanne) currently serves as Corporate Supplier Diversity and Regulatory Compliance Leader of Lockheed Martin. In this position, Ms. Raheb identifies strategic initiatives to help Lockheed Martin achieve its supplier diversity goals and objectives to maximize the corporation’s utilization of small businesses through subcontracting and partnering initiatives. Ms. Raheb is also responsible for Global Supply Chain Contracts and Regulatory Compliance functions where she leads of team who is responsible for implementing policies and procedures to ensure compliance with the appropriate statutes and regulations.
Ms. Raheb possesses 23 years of professional experience. She held a variety of increasingly responsible positions with Lockheed Martin, including Innovation Program Manager, Business Unit Resource Manager, and Communications Specialist. In her prior assignment, Ms. Raheb served as the manager and corporate focal point for Government Programs, including Mentor Protégé, Indian Incentive and Small Business Innovation Research / Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) programs.
She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Communications from the University of South Florida and a Master's Degree in Management from Webster University. Her professional boards and memberships present and past include: National Veteran Owned Business Association board member (NaVOBA), Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) Corporate Advisory Board member, Coalition of Veteran Owned Business committee member, National Veterans Small Business Coalition (NVSBC) advisory committee member, Florida 8(A) Alliance board member, Space Coast Central & North Florida Minority Supplier Development Council president, Alliance of Supplier Diversity Professionals (ASDP) board member and communications chair, Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce Leadership Orlando program graduate, Brevard County Business Advisory Council member, and NASA/KSC Prime Contractor Board Working Committee member.
Her recent awards include: National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development’s 1st American Corporate Leadership Award, 2018 MBN USA “Champion of Supplier Diversity” Award, Small Business Administration’s Dwight D. Eisenhower Award for Excellence, Women’s Enterprise USA’s Top 100 Leaders in Supplier Diversity, and Lockheed Martin Leadership Association Leadership Excellence Award.