Director, Civil Programs Civil & Regulatory Affairs, Lockheed Martin
Kim Lowry is Director for Civil Programs with Civil and Regulatory Affairs at Lockheed Martin Corporation’s Government Operations Office located in Arlington, Virginia. In this capacity, Kim is responsible for working with customers outside of the Department of Defense, NASA and NOAA.
Kim’s career in the Federal Government spans over 29 years working national security, defense, law enforcement and international issues. Prior to joining Lockheed Martin, Kim served as the Deputy Assistant Commissioner for U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Office of Congressional Affairs. During her tenure, she led five teams responsible for strategic communications, appropriations, and operations related to border security, intelligence, and trade to promote a better understanding of CBP’s complex policies, programs and operations.
She previously served as the Director of Communications for the Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs, where she led congressional, public and intergovernmental affairs activities and engagement for the Agency. Prior to joining the Office of Justice Programs, Kim was Director of Congressional Affairs for United States Southern Command, where she served as the Senior Advisor to the Commander on all congressional matters.
Ms. Lowry served in various positions within the U.S. Marshals Service working on budget, appropriations, and performance measures, and was subsequently appointed the Chief of Congressional Affairs.
During her career, Kim also performed assignments within Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control; Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President; Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys - Attorney General's Advisory Committee; and the Drug Enforcement Administration.
Kim holds a B.S. degree in Mass Communications Advertising from Virginia Commonwealth University. She has completed executive leadership programs through the Foreign Service Institute, American Key Executive Program, Northeastern University, the Federal Executive Institute, and the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce.
While at the Department of Defense, Kim was awarded the Joint Meritorious Civilian Service Award from the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff as well as the Department of Defense Joint Meritorious Unit Award. She also received a Department of Justice Special Act Award for leading outreach and communications activities related to the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act.
Kim is married and has five children and one grandson. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and running