Small Business Liaison Officer
Chemise Smith serves as the Small Business Liaison Officer (SBLO) with SGT, LLC, a business unit of KBRWyle, located in Greenbelt, MD. She is primarily responsible for the execution of SGT’s Small Business (SB) Office compliance program for Federal SB subcontracting activity, including the Mentor Protégé Program, SB strategic sourcing supporting business development, SB subcontracting plans development, and SB utilization contract performance.
Prior to joining SGT, Chemise worked for major Prime contractors, including Accenture as the SB advocate for the multibillion dollar Department of Homeland Security (DHS) US-VISIT contract, and later assumed the role as the SBLO, managing the Federal Practice Small Business Program; and for CACI (formerly L-3 National Security Solutions) as the SBLO. At both organizations, Chemise managed and supported their Department of Defense (DOD) Mentor Protégé Agreements. She received a Letter of Appreciation from the Defense Contracting Management Agency (DCMA) Program Manager for her responsiveness and positive working relationships. In May 2016, CACI’s Small Business Office received the Small Business Partner of the Year award from the Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF) for the dedication and work of supporting and promoting small businesses.
Ms. Smith holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from San Diego State University, and a Master Certificate in Government Contracting from George Washington University.