Greeneville, TN – April 13th, 2017 – Recently, TEVET received the Lockheed Martin Missile and Fire Control Outstanding Small Business Award for innovative procurement solutions that exceed expectations in both performance and affordability.
Tracy Solomon, CEO of TEVET, Ashley Drewes, TEVET’s director of business systems, and Kerri Lane, TEVET’s senior account manager for Lockheed Martin, attended the Missile and Fire Control Small Business Awards to receive the award. TEVET (SDVOSB & HUBZone) has been a leading small business partner with Lockheed Martin for the past 10 years.
For over 20 years, Lockheed Martin has annually celebrated small to large business suppliers providing quality goods and services and outstanding support. In particular, the company has a long history of supporting small businesses across the country—in 2015 alone, Lockheed Martin spent $4.7 billion dollars with U.S. small businesses.
“Lockheed Martin relies on the outstanding performance of our small business partners to help us produce superior defense systems and advanced technologies that protect allied warfighters around the world,” said John Varley, Vice President of Global Supply Chain at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control. “Our small business suppliers deliver innovative, high-quality, high-performing components that help us meet or exceed our customers’ expectations.”
This is the fourth time TEVET has been recognized by Lockheed Martin—TEVET also received the Outstanding Small Business Award in 2014, the Star Supplier Award in 2010 and Small Business of the Year Award in 2009.
TEVET’s powerful systems capabilities and customer-centric sales teams ensure that our high level of performance continues to impress and exceed all industry expectations. TEVET is committed to the success of Lockheed Martin and our warfighters.