Official Bio

Erica Dobbs, with over 35 years of experience in the U.S. Navy, is the CEO and founder of Dobbs Defense Solutions, a cybersecurity and IT firm. Her expertise includes cybersecurity, satellite communications, and IT services. She leads the company’s strategy, growth, and operations, focusing on integrating traditional and advanced technologies for government and commercial clients, while promoting an employee-centered culture.

Educationally, Ms. Dobbs holds a Master’s in Cybersecurity, Business Administration, and Procurement and Acquisition Management. She has received multiple accolades, including the 2020 G2Xchange Women in Leadership Award, the Entrepreneurial Women of Impact 2023, a Governor’s Citation for National Women Veteran Day, the 2023 Bunker Labs Cohort of the Year, and recognition as a Daily Record Veterans in Business and Law honoree.

In addition to her business role, Erica is actively involved in community service, serving on the Boards of the Montgomery County Chamber Community Foundation, the National Veteran Small Business Coalition, and the Fort Meade Alliance. She is also a trainer in government contracting and cybersecurity.