Irene Katacinski, Naval Surface Warfare Center

Irene Katacinski
Deputy for small business programs
Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division

The federal government’s challenge to increase the amount of small-business contracting isn’t going away — as evidenced by recent scorecard released by the Small Business Administration. The numbers showed agencies missed four of five goals.

But some parts of government are doing well in small business contracting. One of them is the Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division, which won the Navy Office of Small Business Programs Directors Award.

Click here to read the award citation