Cybernet Systems Chairman, Heidi N. Jacobus, receives lifetime achievement award for small business advocacy from the Small Business Technology Council (SBTC).

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Ann Arbor, Michigan - Cybernet Systems Corporation is a leading defense, engineering, and research and development company.  Today we are proud to announce that Chairman Heidi N. Jacobus has received the lifetime achievement award for small business advocacy from the Small Business Technology Council (SBTC) “For her tireless support of small business, her mentorship in the SBIR community, and her leadership as Co-Chair of the Small Business Technology Council.”

Furthermore, Jere W. Glover, Executive Director of the SBTC said “… In testifying before Congress, educating legislative staffers about the small business programs, and building relationships with members of Congress, you have time and again shown a willingness to lead on issues that are so important to thousands of innovative high-tech small businesses.  Under your leadership, the SBTC has made great progress in a number of policy areas.  Most notably you have worked concurrently with the National Defense Industry Association (NDIA) on the joint SBTC/NDIA DCAA committee to address difficulties DOD small businesses have had with cost-incurred audits…You have been a mentor, a leader, and a true friend of the small business technology community.  Your willingness to volunteer your time and energies towards promoting the interests of small businesses has made you invaluable to the SBIR community and the SBTC in honored and privileged to have had you as our Co-Chair.”

Lewis J. Ashley, former special assistant to the Army Material Command (AMC) commander, the AMC command’s ombudsman, and class of 2015 Army Material Command Hall of Fame inductee, said “Heidi has made real and important contributions to the US Army and in explaining to Army leadership the importance of the role of small business and SBIR programs to our nation’s defense and well being.”

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About Cybernet Systems
Cybernet Systems Corporation is a leading American research and development company that engineers technological solutions to critical defense and cybersecurity challenges.  Headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Cybernet ingenuity can be found in millions of home gaming systems, supporting American troops at installations around the world, providing critical support for sensitive computer systems, and pioneering work applying driverless vehicle technology to industrial problems.  For more information, please visit,, and