Rita joined STS in 2018 as Contracts Manager. Prior to joining STS, she was Senior Contractors Manager at Robbins Gioia LLC, in Alexandria, Virginia, where she managed various Government, DoD, and commercial contracts. Rita has also held senior contract positions for several other government contractors including ASRC Federal in Beltsville, MD, and BAE Systems in Rockville, MD, and Northrop Grumman in San Pedro, California. She has over twenty-five years’ experience in government and commercial contracting including extensive knowledge of contract compliance, federal acquisition regulations, proposal preparation, and contract negotiations. She’s been an active member of the National Contract Management Association for over twenty-five years and she holds a bachelor’s degree from Trinity University, Washington, D.C.