Board Member Positions, Duties and Responsibilities
The NCMA San Diego Chapter is managed by elected board members and appointed committee chairpersons. The positions, duties, and responsibilities, effective as of March 2014, of this group of volunteers are described in the accompanying document.
Bios for Board of Directors, Committee Chairs and Advisors
Natalie Ricciarelli has ten years of experience in contract administration and management in the Federal, Department of Defense and Commercial markets. Natalie is currently the Manager of Contracts and Project Control at Sentek Global where she leads the Contracts and Project Control Teams and is responsible for project financial management, contract administration and provides subject matter expertise for proposals and pricing. Prior to Sentek Global she was the Contracts Specialist at Acadia Healthcare. She has a BBA in Finance from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, TX, is a graduate of NCMA’s Contract Management Leadership Development Program (CMLDP) and is an NCMA Certified Professional Contract Manager (CPCM) and Certified Federal Contract Manager (CFCM).
Nandita Murthy is a Contracts Manager at Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions, having joined in April 2019. Prior to joining Cobham she was a Contracts Manager at RORE, Inc., a small business specializing in design-build government contracts nationwide. She has over 10 years of federal government contract experience working with clients such as NAVFAC, USACE and Air Force. In her role, she manages the process of deliverables, deadlines and contract terms and conditions. She started her career in law and holds a license to practice in both California and Washington. She obtained her BA from UCSD and her law degree from Santa Clara University. She has been a member of NCMA since 2009 and calls San Diego home.
Jazmine Wesley is currently a Contract Administrator at Northrop Grumman, Mission Systems Sector, Airborne C4ISR Systems Division, San Diego, CA. She joined Northrop Grumman in 2010 as a summer intern at the company’s Charlottesville, Virginia site. She later ventured to the Baltimore, Maryland site of Northrop Grumman as a 2011 participant in the Professional Development Program (PDP). Jazmine has 6 years of experience in contract administration and proposal management with customers in the Department of Defense (DoD), commercial, and international market.
Jazmine has been an active NCMA member since 2014 and served as the Operations Chair for the Greater Baltimore Chapter in Baltimore, Maryland for the 2016-2017 program year. She has recently joined the San Diego NCMA Chapter and is eager to make a positive contribution to the chapter.
Jazmine holds a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Business Management Information Systems from The Norfolk State University, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in International Business from The American InterContinental University, and a Master of Science (MS) in Government Contracts from The George Washington University.
Josh Levine is an attorney and member of the Government Contracting practice group at the law firm of Littler Mendelson, PC. Prior to joining Littler, Mr. Levine served as a Judge Advocate in the U.S. Marine Corps, working in a number of roles, including as the Civil Law Officer for MCAS Miramar, Field Ordering Officer for Seventh Marines, trial counsel, and as acting Staff Judge Advocate for Regimental Combat Team 7 during a deployment to Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Prior to joining the Marine Corps, Mr. Levine worked as an Associate Attorney at Jones Day and as an extern at the California Supreme Court and U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.
Mr. Levine is a member of the California Bar and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from the University of Colorado and a law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. He also holds a Certified Federal Contract Manager (CFCM) designation from NCMA and Professional Contract Management Certificate from San Diego State University.
Carlton Rand is a Contract Administrator at General Atomics. Carlton negotiates and manages complex R&D contracts for General Atomics. His work requires collaboration with DOE, DOD, FFRDCs, universities and international entities.
Carlton is a graduate of Duke and Duke Law, an active member of NCMA, and an advocate for continuous learning and growth.
Immediate Past Chapter President
Kristy Shultz is Contracts Administrator at General Atomics - Electromagnetic Systems Group (GA-EMS) located in San Diego. Kristy has approximately 10 years of experience in the field of contracts administration, subcontracts administration, and proposal / pricing support. She holds a BA in Finance and a MBA from SDSU. Kristy has her Contract Management certificate and Advanced Contract Management certificate also from SDSU. She has been a member of NCMA for eight years and is the current President for the chapter in San Diego, CA.
Social Media Chair
Melissa Caudillo is the new Social Media Chair for the NCMA San Diego Chapter. She has been working at General Atomics Aeronautical System Inc. for the past two years and is currently working in Subcontracts with a primary focus on propulsion and international subbcontracts. Prior to that she worked at Northrop Grumman for five and a half years as a Subcontracts Administrator and Procurement Analyst. Recently Melissa completed her Master’s in Business Administration with emphasis in Global Business at the University of Redlands. She also completed her Contracts Management Certificate at San Diego State University in 2014 and holds a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt from Point Loma Nazarene.
Shaun Dubick is a Contract Administrator at BAE Systems, Inc. He spent 7 years working as a Contract Negotiator for the Department of the Navy prior to joining BAE. Shaun graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park with a BA in Economics. He holds a level III DAWIA certification in contracting.
Fellows & Awards Chair
Maurice Caskey retired as Manager, Contracts Administration at General Dynamics NASSCO after 34 years in contract administration and program management. He holds NCMA’s CFCM and CCCM certifications and was designated a Fellow of NCMA in 2011. He is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and holds a Master of Science degree from the University of Southern California.
Maurice joined NCMA in 1988 as a member of the Detroit Chapter and has served the San Diego Chapter as Education Director, Vice President, President and Chapter Advisor.
College Outreach Chair
Small Business & Government Outreach Chairperson
Kim Hang is a contract administrator at General Atomics in San Diego, CA. She has 20 years of experience working in the aerospace and defense industry. She worked in procurement for most of her career and recently transitioned to contract management.
Kim currently is a cohort of NCMA’s highly competitive Contract Management Leadership Development Program (CMLDP). The purpose of that Program is to develop the next leaders of contract management through an intensive yearlong educational experience. She is also the President of Atomics Speakers, a Toastmasters International Club at General Atomics’ Torrey Pines location. Toastmasters help members improve their communication, public speaking, and leadership skills.
Kim has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis on Supply Chain and Leadership from the University of San Diego and an MBA with an emphasis on Project Management from Ashford University. The secretary office will be Kim’s first leadership position in the NCMA San Diego Chapter.
Quyen Tran is the Contracts Manager at BAE Systems. Quyen has over ten years experience in increasingly responsible roles in the areas of contracts administration, subcontract administration, export control, government property administration, small business administration, and facility security. Quyen holds a BA in International Business from San Diego State University. She has been an active NCMA member since 2003 and is currently serving as the San Diego Chapter Website Chairperson. Quyen is a NCMA Certified Commercial Contract Manager (CCCM), Certified Federal Contract Manager (CFCM) and Certified Professional Contract Manager (CPCM).
Derek Goeriz is a former Special Forces soldier and Intelligence Community professional experienced in international defense-tech business development and strategy. He holds a BA in Political Science from Yale University and an MA in International Affairs from UCSD’s School of Global Policy & Strategy. Derek is active in helping transitioning veterans and military families through participation in various charitable organizations and resides in San Diego with his daughter enjoying politics, philosophy, & the arts.
Selena Gonzalez is a Subcontracts Administrator at General Atomics – Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) located in Poway. Selena has approximately three years of experience in the field of subcontracts administration. She holds a BA in Economics with a minor in Business Administration and Supply Chain Management from the University of San Diego. Selena is a recent member of NCMA and is the current Publicity Chair for the chapter in San Diego, CA.
Community Service Chair
Brian Greenberg has over 30 years of Contracting experience with significant operations, contracts, subcontracts, finance and business management experience in commercial, government and international markets. Brian has been involved in high growth small businesses and large businesses.
Brian is currently the Government Director of Contracts for ViaSat, Inc., Global Mobile Broadband Business Segment, Carlsbad, CA. He is responsible for all of the contract management activities offering hardware, software, and managed services associated with satellite communications.
From 1997-2010, Brian Greenberg, Chief Operating Officer, KES, Incorporated, was responsible for strategic planning, business development, contract and financial management, staff development and running the day-to-day business operations of this 8(a) small business.
Prior to joining KES, Brian was the Director of Business Management for Ball Aerospace San Diego CA. providing systems engineering and program management support to various DoD branches. In this positions he was responsible for contract and subcontract administration, pricing, finance, and Government compliance.