Richard Mann, MBA, joined the NASA HQ Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP) as a Small Business Program Manager in March 2009. Currently, Mr. Mann is the Program Manager for Johnson Space Center, Marshall Space Flight Center, and the NASA Management Office for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He also has OSBP responsibility for small business prime and subcontracting data and metrics (FPDS-NG and eSRS), and for the Veteran-Owned Small Business program. From 2003-2009, Mr. Mann worked in various roles at NASA John C. Stennis Space Center in Mississippi, including Contracting Officer, Procurement Analyst, and Small Business Specialist. He has also been a Contracting Officer for the Defense Logistics Agency/Defense Energy Support Center and for the US Agency for International Development. Mr. Mann is a Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM), has an MBA w/ a Concentration in Contracting from the Florida Institute of Technology, and a bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University.