VICE PRESIDENT – GOVERNMENT SERVICES
As the Vice President of Government Services at Barrios Technology, Bobby directs government-oriented subcontracts in Houston and Huntsville along with the Consolidated Program Support Services (CPSS) prime contract. He also provides executive leadership to the Program and Project Management teams responsible for the delivery of products and services to Barrios’ customers. Bobby spearheads growth across government contracts and leads Barrios’ business base in Huntsville, Alabama, where he facilitates the development of Barrios’ presence and support to Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) and the local contractor community.
Before joining Barrios, Bobby served as Director of the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) Human Exploration Development and Operations Office. His responsibilities included leading MSFC’s contribution to the development of the Habitation Element for NASA’s lunar outpost, Gateway; round-the-clock station payload operations at the International Space Station (ISS); development and maintenance of the ISS’s Environmental Control and Life Support System; activities for NASA’s Commercial Crew Program and the Orion Launch Abort System; as well as the development and operation of ground support systems for several programs and missions.
PROFESSIONAL AWARDS & HIGHLIGHTS
Bobby has received numerous awards, including:
- Presidential Rank Award of Meritorious Executive
- NASA Exceptional Achievement Medal
- NASA Outstanding Leadership Medal
- NASA Exceptional Service Medal
WHAT SETS US APART
- 42+ years as a Federal government prime contractor, primarily to NASA.
- Partner to a diverse customer and industry base across government and commercial space sectors.
- 650+ employees delivering broad experience and technical expertise.
- A woman-owned business that maintains a legac y of excellence.
- Small business agility with robust business infrastructure.
- ISO9001 and AS9100 Certified.
- Consistently awarded ‘Excellent’ performance scores on prime contracts to NASA.
NASA Woman-Owned Small Business of the Year Award
NASA / JSC Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year Award
SBA Region 6 Prime Contractor of the Year & Subcontractor of the Year Awards
Boeing Supplier of the Year Award
Each year, the Barrios EMY Award, named after our founder, Emyré Barrios Robinson, recognizes an employee who
contributes beyond the workplace in service to the community.
An employee whose efforts exemplify our Barrios Value of Social Responsibility, is committed to making a long-lasting
positive impact and doing good for society around them, and consistently demonstrates an unyielding dedication
to community service and improving the lives of others.
EDUCATION & FAMILY LIFE
Bobby holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Albany State University. He is married to Dell Watkins, a former Barrios employee. Together they enjoy jogging, yoga, pilates, and golfing – when time permits.