NLT Management Services was born out of the deep-rooted desire to develop companies that holds fast to our age-old tribal values of giving our best, working our hardest and caring for our community. NLT is dedicated to exceeding the needs and expectations of our customers while caring for and supporting our workforce.
NLT Management Services, LLC was established in 2008 to broaden the government services and economic horizons of the tribe without compromising age old spiritual values. To date, NLT has provided: medical staff to eight military installations; administrative management and facilities support services to private and non-profit clients; forensic science staff to five federal forensic labs (including the country’s largest fire research lab); upgraded and maintained the fire notification/emergency notification systems at Arlington National Cemetery; supported Safety and Mission Assurance for manned space flight operations at NASA’s Johnson Space Center, provided system engineering support to the Small Business Administration and transportation security officers for the Transportation Security Administration’s Screening Partnership Program.
Tanya Norwood has served as the CEO of NLT Management Services since its founding in 2008. Prior to the formation of NLTMS, she served as Chief Operations Officer for a New Jersey based social services agency serving disenfranchised youth and adults of Mercer County for over 20 years. She is a citizen of the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation, serving as the Tribe's Alternate Delegate to the National Congress of American Indians. Tanya served as Advisor to the Tribal Youth Council for over a decade. She also served as the Tribal Liaison to the US Census Bureau for both the 2010 and 2020 Censuses.
She is the 1st Lady, an ordained Deacon, and Director of Christian Education at Ujima Village Christian Church in Ewing NJ. She is a recipient of the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) Women of Distinction Award and is listed in the 2015 Continental Who's Who for her professional business accomplishments. Her aim is Servant Leadership.
Mr. Watkins is a NASA retiree with a 30 year career at NASA Johnson Space Center. He is the former NASA Johnson Space Center Deputy Director of Safety and Mission Assurance and previously served as Chief of the Quality and Flight Equipment Division in the Safety and Mission Assurance Directorate.
After retiring in 2015, Mr. Watkins began working for NLT Management Services, LLC as the Director of Strategic Planning and Operations and now supports Red Cedar Solutions, LLC providing the same function.
Mr. Watkins graduated from Albany State University in 1980, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics with a minor in Physics and Computer Science. He and his wife, Connie, have two children, Chandra and Vincent James.
Miss Trinity Norwood has over 8 years of administrative experience including professional human resources experience. As a member of SHRM, she has worked as the site Accounting Administrator for Power Wellness Health and Fitness Company, served as Executive Assistant to the Virtua Health Center Manager, and is currently the Chief Administrative Officer for the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation family of companies of which NLT Management Services is a part. Miss Norwood is a trained mediator and provides human resources management and oversight for the family of tribal companies. Her responsibilities include, but are not limited to recruitment for position across the country, DOL compliance requirements in all states/jurisdictions where we serve, establishing employee policies and annual handbook review and editing, maintaining on-line HR portal, payroll review and processing, performance management and compensation reviews, mediating employee concerns and complaints as well as ensuring compliance to and/or reporting of company hiring activity and practices for veterans, minority groups, disabled and other under-served populations. Miss Norwood also volunteers and supports Ujima Ministries, Inc, a non-profit Social Services Agency that has provided job-readiness and employment preparedness classes and activities to New Jersey youth as well as adult welfare recipients.
Mr. Justin Russell currently serves as the Director of Business Development for NLT Management Services, LLC. Mr. Russell brings over 27 years of proven government and industry experience to this position where he is responsible for operational management, business development, corporate strategy, government relations and public affairs. In addition to his role with NLT, Mr. Russell serves as the Government Affairs Representative for the Nanticoke Lenni - Lenape Tribal Government and the Confederation of Sovereign Nanticoke - Lenape Tribes.
During his career, Mr. Russell has fostered strong relationships with leaders within the Federal Government, Industry as well as, state and federal legislators. While acquiring enterprise management skills through business ownership, industry leadership and government service, he also gained exceptional knowledge of legislative processes and procedures, appropriations, grants management, and government procurement operations at the state and federal levels.
Mr. Russell is a 12 year veteran of the United States Coast Guard and Coast Guard Reserve. During his tenure with the Coast Guard, he served in areas involving Law Enforcement, Alien / Migrant Interdiction Operations, Maritime Safety and Security.
Mr. Rodgers is a retired US Air Force Fleet Manager/Superintendent with extensive experience managing military and civilian personnel in 10 work centers and 11 facilities on the largest Air Force installation in the world.
Since retiring from the military, Mr. Rodgers has managed 20+ federal contracts providing expertise in matters related to the performance of government contracting for multiple agencies (NASA, ATF, Army, Air Force, Navy and Bureau of Indian Affairs) and all contract types (FFP, Cost Plus, T&M, etc.).
Ms. Patterson has 15+ years of NASA experience supporting various organizations at Johnson Space Center. She is a project management professional and a graduate of the University of Houston where she received a degree in communications. Ms. Patterson has extensive experience working with executive leadership on strategic projects to implement organizational change.
Bernard Hall joined NLT in 2016 and has experience as a program manager on various federal contract with agencies including SBA, TSA, DHS-CIO, FEMA and ATF. He has more than 30 years of military and federal law enforcement career experience. Specifically, eight years in the US Marine Corp and 25 years with the United States Secret Service. While employed with the United States Secret Service, Mr. Hall held various advanced law enforcement leadership positions including Commanding Officer of the Counter Sniper Team, Watch Commander of the White House, and Team Leader on the Emergency Response Team. Mr. Hall holds a master’s degree in Security and Safety Leadership and a bachelor’s degree in Police Science from The George Washington University.
Mr. Dennis Eads is the Program Manager on the NASA Johnson Space Center Center Safety and Fire Operations contract. Mr. Eads has also served as the Extravehicular Activity Engineering Manager and the Quality and Flight Equipment Department Manager on the S&MA Engineering Contract for approximately 30 years. He also served as the Russian Safety Officer in Star City, Russia with responsibilities for test safety, institutional and occupational safety, and emergency response and fire safety.
541611 - Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services
423430 - Computer and Computer Peripheral Equipment and Software Merchant Wholesalers
423450 - Medical, Dental, and Hospital Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
511210 - Software Publishers
517911 - Telecommunications Resellers
518210 - Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
531312 - Nonresidential Property Managers
541214 - Payroll Services
541310 - Architectural Services
541320 - Landscape Architectural Services
541330 - Engineering Services
541350 - Building Inspection Services
541380 - Testing Laboratories
541430 - Graphic Design Services
541511- Custom Computer Programming Services
541512 - Computer Systems Design Services
541513 - Computer Facilities Management Services
541519 - Other Computer Related Services
541612 - Human Resources Consulting Services
541613 - Marketing Consulting Services
541614 - Process, Physical Distribution, and Logistics Consulting Services
541618 - Other Management Consulting Services
541620 - Environmental Consulting Services
541690 - Other Scientific and Technical Consulting Services
541715 - Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences (except Nanotechnology and Biotechnology)
541990 - All Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
561110 - Office Administrative Services
561210 - Facilities Support Services
561311 - Employment Placement Agencies
561312 - Executive Search Services
561320 - Temporary Help Services
561421 - Telephone Answering Services
561612 - Security Guards and Patrol Services
561621 - Security Systems Services (except Locksmiths)
561710 - Exterminating and Pest Control Services
561720 - Janitorial Services
561730 - Landscaping Services
561790 - Other Services to Buildings and Dwellings
561920 - Convention and Trade Show Organizers
561990 - All Other Support Services
611420 - Computer Training
611430 - Professional and Management Development Training
611519 - Other Technical and Trade Schools
621111 - Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists)
621112 - Offices of Physicians, Mental Health Specialists
621330 - Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)
621399 - Offices of All Other Miscellaneous Health Practitioners
621999 - All Other Miscellaneous Ambulatory Health Care Services
624310 - Vocational Rehabilitation Services
811219 - Other Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance
811490 - Other Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance
922160 - Fire Protection
The contractor provided advice and recommendations to better coordinate several (COD) projects at the Neutral Buoyancy Lab (NBL), saving JSC time and money.
The contractor’s vigilance in identifying these issues and making recommendations saved money, time, and prevented overlap issues that would have had to be mitigated during construction.
“We looked really hard to find areas of improvements during this performance period but was unable to find any…”
JSC Safety and Test Operations Division Chief
The contractor received a Stellar Award at the March 2018 CSF Awards Ceremony for the promotion of excellence in contractor operations through the implementation of effective safety programs, the reduction in mishaps and hazards, the integration of OSHA Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) principles, and by fostering a sound safety culture throughout the JSC community.
NLT Management Services, LLC were always engaged with contract performance and corrective action was promptly taken on any identified issue that may have arisen during the contract period. This pertains to both the office site personnel and the current program manager on site at the Government location at Fort Dix.
Fort Dix Contracting Officer
The contractor team received Stars Among Stars - Star of Excellence Award at OSHA VPP Region VI Safety & Health Conference, May 4-7, 2015 in Corpus Christi, TX.
JSC Safety and Test Operations Division Chief
Contractor maintained schedule and was always available to address building lock-outs at all times (24 hours a day), usually exceeding the time allocated by the Performance Work Statement.
Fort Dix Contracting Officer
Outstanding performance beyond contract requirements to assist Center objectives and assist in facility safety and compliance.
JSC CSFO II