Kimberly P. McLeod - Office of Small & Disadvantaged Business Utilization
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Office of Small & Disadvantaged Business Utilization

 

Kimberly P. McLeod

Leadership

Leading our mission of enable Veterans to gain access to economic opportunity by leveraging the federal procurement system and expanding participation of procurement-ready small businesses.

Kimberly P. McLeod, Deputy Executive Director, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization Deputy Executive Director, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization

Ms. McLeod comes to the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization from the Board of Veterans Appeals, where she has served the last two years as Deputy Vice Chairman. In that position, Ms. McLeod was an active member of the Board’s top management team supervising a team of 25 Veterans Law Judges, five Supervisory Senior Counsel and 49 administrative personnel, and was engaged in all aspects of executive leadership.

Prior to serving as a Deputy Vice Chairman for the Board, Ms. McLeod served as Executive Director of VA’s Office of Labor Management Relations where she led the Department’s labor relations program and established national labor relations policy and guidance. In that role, she served as the senior labor advisor for the Office of the Secretary and the Assistant Secretary of Human Resources and Administration. Ms. McLeod supervised a team that negotiated all national mid-term as well as master collective bargaining agreements on behalf of the Department. Ms. McLeod also served as the Co-Chair of the Department’s Labor-Management Group, which was the Department’s monthly communication vehicle between VA and all five of the national union presidents, who jointly represented approximately 290,000 VA employees.

Prior to her role as Executive Director of the Department’s Office of Labor Management Relations, Ms. McLeod served as Associate Chief Counsel in VA’s Office of General Counsel, a Senior Leader position where she was the VA’s national expert on labor and employment matters, including senior executive personnel, whistleblower retaliation, the Vacancies Act and labor related legislation.

Ms. McLeod began her legal career as an Attorney with the National Labor Relations Board, where she drafted decisions for a NLRB Board Member under the National Labor Relations Act. She also spent a couple of years as an Associate at a law firm as well as a couple of years with a national non-profit organization.

Ms. McLeod holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Howard University and a Juris Doctor from University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law.

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