Kathy Simpkins has been named Director within the Business Services organization. She will be responsible for management and execution of financial, logistics, acquisition, and program management offerings. Kathy brings over 10 years of proven experience in managing large acquisition projects and leading project teams while supporting various FAA initiatives including the FAA Telecommunications Infrastructure (FTI), FAA Administrative Voice Enterprise Services (FAVES) , Common Support Services – Weather (CSS-Wx), and NextGen Weather Processor (NWP).
Work efforts under her management will include the FAA’s Logistics Support Services Contract (LSSC), Business and Financial Management (BAFM), Investment Planning and Analysis (IP&A), ABA Program, Future Flight Services ATO Resiliency, and NAS Cybersecurity support tasks. Kathy holds certifications as a Project Management Professional (PMP) and Federal Contracts Manager. She has Bachelor’s degrees in Economics and Political Science, along with an M.B.A. in Supply Chain Management.
Allison Poltorak, LS Technologies’ Chief Operating Officer, said, “ Kathy Simpkins brings FAA insight, business acumen, and outstanding technical leadership skills to our team. We congratulate her on her promotion to Director.”