Chad Ross is the Co-Owner of GovParts LLC, a HUBZone Certified defense manufacturer located in Fort Wayne, Indiana. As a contract manufacturer and broker, GovParts connects small local businesses to the defense marketplace through sub-contracting opportunities and brokering. He has extensive experience in process engineering and production practices in the metalworking industry, along with over 10 years of experience directly managing defense contracts and overseeing production and delivery. He specializes in searching and bidding Made-to-Print item requirements listed by the DLA, as well as contract management and compliance. He is looking forward to advocating for the small business defense contractors in the region.