Felicia A. Bell
Felicia Bell was appointed the Manager of the Small Business Programs Office (SBPO) for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in July 2015. The SBPO is responsible for leading the efforts within the Acquisition Division to meet the small business contract goals from NASA.
Ms. Bell joined JPL after 12 years with Bechtel Corporation, where she served as a Contracts Manager on several projects in transportation, government and, most recently, an overseas assignment in Tianjin, China supporting the burgeoning natural gas market. During her tenure at Bechtel, she served as a Small Business Liaison Officer on the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project, where she managed a successful small business program with over $400M in subcontract spend that exceeded the contract goals.