Jeri Bird currently serves as a Small Business Advocate for the Federal Aviation Administration’s Small Business Office.
Prior to this assignment she served as a Contracting Officer for the FAA where she managed multiple construction and service contracts across the agency. Additionally, Jeri has held several positions within the Department of Defense and General Services Administration during her 25+ year federal career.
Jeri holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Illinois and a Master’s Degree in Public Policy Administration from the University of Missouri.
She also holds a Certificate in Contract Management, is a Level III Certified Acquisition Professional, and is a graduate of the FAA’s Program for Emerging Leaders.