Supplier Diversity Manager, L3 Technologies
Thosie Varga is the Supplier Diversity Manager for L3 ISR Systems Greenville and Waco, Texas, also acting as L3 Technologies Corporate Small Business Team Lead.
Ms. Varga is responsible for development, implementation and maintenance of the Comprehensive Small Business Subcontracting Plan, increasing awareness to all departments within L3 ISR Systems (Greenville and Waco, Texas), fostering partnerships and counseling suppliers, establishing strategic initiatives that increase subcontracting opportunities for small business concerns and ensuring L3’s compliance and performance to all Small Business goals.
As the Corporate Small Business Team Lead, she facilitates monthly meetings for other L3 division small business advocates, providing a forum for regulatory updates, training, benchmarking, and coordinating collaborative outreach activities.
Current and past professional organization membership, board, and/or committee participation include: Former officer and ex officio member for the Alliance of Supplier Diversity Professionals (ASDP) organization and National Veterans Small Business Coalition (NVSBC) Prime Contractor Advisory Committee member. Current member of Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) Corporate Advisory Council, Missiles Defense Agency (MDA) Small Business Advisory Council, and National HUBZone Council member. Current committee member on the DFW SBLO Council and the DFW Veteran Summit.
Prior to her current position, Ms. Varga served as SBLO and Lead Logistics Supply Specialist for a Bell Helicopter Textron subsidiary, Senior Buyer for Northrop Grumman, and Production Control Manager for a Veteran Owned Small Business specializing in Machining and Metal Fabrication.