SAIC names VP inclusion, diversity
Bridget Chatman promoted at Reston-based defense contractor
Reston-based Fortune 500 defense contractor Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) announced Monday it has promoted Bridget Chatman as vice president of inclusion, diversity (I&D) and corporate social responsibility.
Chatman has been with the company since 2011 and was most recently was the senior director of capture strategy and business development for the company’s civilian markets portfolio. In her new role, she will lead SAIC’s I&D and corporate social responsibility initiatives. She will report directly to Chief Human Resources Officer Michelle O’Hara.
“As an active and highly respected leader inside and outside of our company, Bridget brings a wealth of knowledge, experience, and passion in developing and promoting programs around professional development and growth,” O’Hara said in a statement. “Her dynamic expertise will enable SAIC to further enhance an enduring I&D program that is more inclusive, more diverse, and ultimately makes a positive impact in our company, our industry, and our communities.”
With more than 25 years of experience, Chatman has also worked with Raytheon, Johnson & Johnson and IBM. She also currently serves as vice chairman of the board for Women in Aerospace and is the national director of SAIC’s Women’s Business Resource Group.
She earned her bachelor’s degree in marketing and statistics from the University of Illinois at Chicago and an executive certificate in economics from the University of Oxford.