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Mellissa Ayala

Melissa Ayala

Group Manager for Network Agreements Management B Group

Mellissa Ayala is the Group B Manager in the Network Agreements Management Division for the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Mellissa began her career in manufacturing and continued support for manufacturing in private industry positions at DynCorp, Lockheed Martin and Smiths Aerospace before joining NIST MEP in 2009. Before her most recent role in MEP, Mellissa was a Federal Program Officer and Resource Manager supporting MEP Centers in the management of their NIST cooperative agreements.

Mellissa received a Bachelors of Business Administration and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Strayer University. She also holds Federal Acquisition Certifications for Contracting Officer’s Representatives (FAC-COR) and Program and Project Managers (FAC-P/PM).

Contacts

For General Information

  • MEP Headquarters
    (301) 975-5020
    100 Bureau Drive, M/S 4800
    Gaithersburg, MD 20899-4800
Created November 3, 2022, Updated November 8, 2022