Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The council seeks to bring together Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Executive Practitioners and other Stakeholders in the Government Contracting industry. We will collaborate, share knowledge and discuss the topics that are key to driving DE&I government contracting nuanced strategies on combating racism, fostering diversity, inclusion goals, equity examination and increased expectations for public stances on social justice.


  • Bridget L. Chatman, Vice President, Diversity | Equity | Inclusion, SAIC
    Bridget L. Chatman, Vice President, Diversity | Equity | Inclusion, SAIC

    Bridget Chatman is vice president, inclusion & diversity and corporate social responsibility for SAIC. In this role she is responsible for leading, shaping, and driving SAIC’s Inclusion & Diversity and Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives, with particular focus on SAIC’s long-term goals and objectives to ensure I&D is an intrinsic part of SAIC culture.

    Chatman joined SAIC in 2011 and was most recently a
    senior director of Capture Strategy and Business Development for SAIC’s civilian markets business, where she managed a $1 billion annual Aviation and Aerospace portfolio and led complex captures exceeding $200 million.

    Within SAIC, she has been a highly respected leader,
    organizing high-performing technical teams to capture
    new business. In 2016, she received the SAIC CEO Award for Continued Customer Excellence for her exceptional mission focus and direct impact on revenue growth. Chatman’s career includes more than 25 years of commercial and government business development experience across a number of industries, including aerospace, transportation, energy, financial services, and healthcare. Prior to SAIC, she worked at Raytheon, Johnson & Johnson, IBM, and various small businesses. Chatman currently serves as vice chairman of the board of directors for Women in Aerospace and is the national director of SAIC’s Women’s Business Resource Group. She is committed to a lifetime of serving humanity through her sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated, as a
    distinguished Silver Star member. Chatman holds a 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.