TBE’s Debbie Batson named recipient of NASA Small Business Program Advocacy Award


HUNTSVILLE, AL - September 22, 2017 - On September 21, 2017, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center held its Small Business Alliance Meeting at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center where Industry & Advocate awards were presented to leaders in the aerospace business community for 2017. 

During this event, Debbie Batson, the Director, Large/Small Business Strategic Alliances at Teledyne Brown Engineering, was presented with the Small Business Program Advocacy Award.  This award was given in recognition of the planning and coordinating of special outreach activities Batson performs as part of her leadership in the appointed position on the Marshall Prime Contractor Supplier Council.   

Batson has worked for Teledyne Brown Engineering for 17 years. During her time with the company she has worked to form and promote small business partnerships and to enhance contract performance.  Her work to advocate small business participation spans the company’s diverse business markets, promoting capabilities in Space, Energy, Defense and Manufacturing areas. 

“Debbie is instrumental in our company’s partnering and mentoring successes,” stated Jan Hess, President of Teledyne Brown Engineering.  “She is truly passionate about giving back to the small business community and creating relationships to build stronger capabilities and teams to address contract needs.”

 “It is an honor to have the opportunity to work with Mr. David Brock and his team in the Small Business Office at Marshall Space Flight Center in outreach to small businesses across the U.S., along with the Marshall Prime Contractor Supplier Council members.” 

During the ceremony, Genex Systems LLC of Newport News, Virginia, was also presented with an award, and named Marshall's Small Business Subcontractor of the Year, for their support to Teledyne Brown Engineering under the Mission Operations & Integration contract.

About Teledyne Brown Engineering

Teledyne Brown Engineering is an industry leader in full-spectrum engineering and advanced manufacturing solutions for harsh environments in the space, defense, energy, and marine industries.  For over six decades the company has successfully delivered innovative systems, integration, operations and technology development worldwide. For more information about Teledyne Brown Engineering visit:  www.tbe.com

About Teledyne Technologies Incorporated

Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY) is a leading provider of sophisticated instrumentation, digital imaging products and software, aerospace and defense electronics and engineered systems.  Teledyne Technologies has multiple operations in the United States and worldwide.  More information about Teledyne Technologies can be found at www.teledyne.com