Ashley McQueen

NASA SBIR/STTR Procurement Liaison

Ashley McQueen is the Procurement Liaison for the Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) program at NASA.

McQueen started her career at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center as a CO-OP in 2007 in the Procurement Operations Division. Following completion of her graduate program, she worked as a Contracting Officer until relocating to NASA Ames Research Center in 2016. As a Contracting Officer she analyzed technical requirements and developed acquisition plans, leading to the successful awards multi-million-dollar contracts.

In 2018, McQueen transitioned to the Partnership Division at NASA Ames Research Center and served as an Agreement Manager. As an Agreement Manager, she was responsible for establishing collaborative partnerships via Space Act Agreements. She constantly assessed potential opportunities with organizations in both private and public sector, as well as from the academia community.

McQueen holds a Bachelor of Business Management from Hampton University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Maryland, Global Campus.