Debbie L. Berry, has over 34 years with Lockheed Martin. She currently manages the Innovation Demonstration Center (IDC) in Orlando, FL.
Ms. Berry has supported the simulation and training industry, domestically and internationally, as an engineer, program manager, tradeshow manager and business development senior staff analyst. As customer engagement liaison, she is responsible for management of capabilities demonstrations, business development and strategies She previously led the Lockheed Martin Training and Logistics Solutions Military/Veterans Employee Resource Group.
Debbie is a founding member of the Women In Defense (WID) Central Florida Chapter (the first of four active Florida chapters), served as the inaugural chapter president and currently serves as an advisor to the chapter and immediate past Chair of the WID National Council. She served as president for the National Defense Industrial Association Central Florida Chapter and continues to serve as a director.
Debbie served in several executive committee and officer positions for the Association of the U.S. Army Sunshine Chapter, including President, and now serves on the Board of Governors.
Debbie served as Conference Chair of I/ITSEC 2001 and ITEC 2009. She is a charter member of the Modeling and Simulation Professional Certification Commission (CMSP) and an alumnus of Leadership Orlando (Class 78). She is a board member for the Central Florida Veterans Memorial Park Foundation and a member of the Go for the Greens steering committee.
Her credentials include lifetime memberships in NDIA, WID, Navy League of the United States, and the Army Aviation Association of America. In recognition of her distinguished service, Debbie has been recognized with the prestigious NDIA Silver Medal, the AUSA Sunshine Chapter Royal of the Flamingo medallion and the Noble Patron of Armor. She is the inaugural recipient of the WID CFL Debbie L. Berry Legacy Award.
She enjoys attending University of Central Florida football games, golfing and mentoring others.
Debbie received her Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of Florida.