Corporate Director, Socio-Economic Business Programs/Government Relations, Northrop Grumman Corporation.
Gloria Pualani is the Corporate Director, Socio-Economic Business Programs/Government Relations for Northrop Grumman Corporation. In this position, she is responsible for the direction and management of all Socio-Economic Business Program issues from a corporate perspective. She has been employed by Northrop Grumman in various assignments for over 30 years. She has used her expertise to advance the course of small, women and minority-owned businesses in the aerospace industry. This includes a strong advocacy for increasing business development opportunities for veteran and service-disabled veteran owned small business firms. Ms. Pualani developed and implemented the Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority Institutions (HBCU/MI) program for Northrop Grumman Corporation, and has successfully incorporated the HBCU/MI program as a part of the Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) program. Ms. Pualani represents the corporation at various small business outreach events, federal procurement conferences and symposia.
Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide.