Beverly Hayes joined the Frederick National Laboratory with significant expertise and experience with clients in federal, state, and local, international and commercial markets. Over the last 20+ years, she has led the negotiations and administration of large-dollar-value long-term contracts and subcontracts. Those contracts required her to leverage her teams in support of the program managers and internal organizations such as project control, finance, human resources, communications and accounting. Hayes's career included several years with SAIC as the Deputy Director of Corporate Contracts. In that role she worked closely with members of the current Leidos Corporate management team. Her professional background includes leading cross-functional teams responsible for contracts and subcontracts administration, new business and task-order pricing, property management, supplier diversity and purchasing. She views her biggest achievements in terms of her ability to ensure collaboration and cohesiveness among the teams she leads, and with their internal and external clients. Hayes is focused on understanding the business requirements and having her team contribute to success, while also enjoying their jobs and being proud of their contributions. She received both her BBA and MBA from Averett University and encourages everyone to take the time to gain additional knowledge and apply it wherever they can.