Mark Lochbaum is a Small Business Technical Advisor and DOE’s Mentor Protégé Program Manager with the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization. Within the OSDBU office, he is the primary representative for OSDBU’s HUBZone Small Business Program and the Department’s Mentor Protégé Program.
Prior to joining the U.S. Department of Energy, Mark worked at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) as a Contracting Officer. There, he procured a wide variety of items and services in support of the VA mission, with a primary focus on small business acquisitions.
Mark holds a Masters of Business Administration from Frostburg State University, Frostburg, Maryland and a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia. Mark is also FAC-C Level III Certified and an alumni of the Leadership Excellence in Acquisition Program (LEAP) through the Partnership for Public Service. LEAP is a program that prepares federal acquisition leaders to lead agency operations by driving innovation, inspiring employees and delivering results.