Meet Tomette Herring- Change Agent #0036 of our #SCN1000ChangeAgents Series.
Ms. Herring was recently named as the Deputy Director of Business Development at IMT. This position is instrumental in driving corporate growth and requires accountability across Program Management, Engineering and the Executive team. Functioning as the "voice of the customer" to the organization, this role focuses on new business in: Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR), Cyber, Intelligence Community and Space Operations. Her focus is marketing IMT’s core capabilities to include, but not limited to Large System Integration, SW Engineering, ISR Data Processing, Exploitation, Dissemination, SATCOM Engineering, Enterprise Testing & Support, Logistics and Sustainment. IMT is a Leading Provider of Information Management Solutions and Lead Integrator of technical support for the Integrated Broadcast Service or IBS enterprise worldwide for the DOD. She provides business development support to IMT specialists in dissemination of time critical lethal threat information in the most challenging environments.
In 2002, as Lockheed Martin’s Senior Program Manager for the Outsourcing Desktop Initiative Network (ODIN) program at NASA Langley, she provided transformational leadership, which resulted in reduced operational costs and greatly increased organic growth. In an unprecedented nine (9) months, her efforts resulted in winning her the President’s Award at Lockheed Martin IT (later IS&GS). Then in 2005, while still at Lockheed, she successfully transitioned into a position selling in the Homeland Security market place at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), for almost as long as DHS has been in existence.
After holding various titles including Vice President, Business Development, in 2015, Ms. Herring was extended the opportunity to leverage her hybrid BD/OPS skills as the Director, Business Development for Digital Consulting Services (DCS). She ran five (5) strategic U.S. Army contracts that included CONUS & OCONUS work, one of which proudly included the West Point Academy while simultaneously being accountable for seventy-percent (70%) of corporate revenue generation including new business growth. Ms. Herring knows how to build multiple communities of interest by conceptualizing the organization’s success model leveraging their key discriminators and developing the approach to operational excellence.
Since her early Lockheed Martin-IT and General Dynamics-AIS years, her contract successes have included technical operations management that provided a range of IT professional services and solutions valued from $18M to $2.5B. Ms. Herring continues to lead/support multiple pursuits leveraging her background with the following professional model: pursue ~ win ~ perform.
AWARDS & RELEVANT INTERESTS
Ms. Herring has received numerous awards for sales, sales consistency and operational excellence. She has received recognition from several national organizations for her work in community service for women & children especially in under-served communities and the incarcerated youth & adults. In the early 1990’s, she launched a 501(c)3 theatre production company that she ran for nine years. The mission was EDUTAINMENT, to educate and entertain leveraging theatrical talents as a catalyst for change. She is a published international writer-former National Press Member-2007, Performer (stage, television and movies), former independent TV producer, adhoc radio co-host and volunteer speaker/trainer at various Military Transition Assistance Programs (TAP) in support of the separating military personnel and their families. Ms. Herring values education and training; therefore, in the next phase she is considering graduate school studies with a focus on international business.
Ms. Herring’s vision is to be a world changer by building multiple empowerment centers worldwide that support the education and advancement of Women and children, especially those in under-served communities.
The SC Nebula is a global online (and offline - Washington, DC area) hub where conscious leaders from corporate, spiritual, nonprofit and civic groups can connect, collaborate and create more social impact together.
Interested in becoming a SC Nebula Member?
Nominate a Change Agent for our Interview Series.
In an effort to promote global champions of change, we have set an extraordinary goal of interviewing 1000 people this year who are change agents in their communities.
Tune in as our interview guests share how they are contributing their gifts, skills, experiences, resources and wisdom to create a better world. Learn about the different causes and initiatives they care about. If theses causes resonate with you, reach out to our interviewees and offer up your superpowers.
Join us. Let's not just stand for something ... let's do something!