Luke Schultz is the Director of Small Business, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.  The organization is responsible for overseeing reviews of approximately $36 billion in center procurements and maximizing small business opportunities across AFLCMC.   The center supports acquisitions by the AFLCMC Program Executive Officers and Directorates, with six Small Business Offices across all operating locations.  Prior to his current assignment, Mr. Schultz served as the Chief of the Pricing Division, Air Force Installation Contracting Agency (AFICA), Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center (AFIMSC).  He led a 12-person staff that provided pricing support to a worldwide organization of 750 personnel responsible for a total contract portfolio of $55 billion.  AFICA contracting authority and support extends across eight major commands and their 77 operational contracting squadrons across the globe. 
Prior to his assignment as Chief of the Pricing Division, Mr. Schultz served as Supervisory Contract Negotiator for the 771 Enterprise Sourcing Squadron, Civil Engineering Commodity Council, AFICA, WPAFB, Ohio.  Mr. Schultz has served in various positions throughout his career as a contract negotiator, contract specialist, contract price/cost analyst, contracting officer, supervisory contract negotiator, and an HQ AFICA staff division chief. 

MISSION: Maximizing innovative, agile and efficient small business solutions to be the world's greatest Air Force.

VISION: For agile, innovative, cost-effective solutions... AFLCMC thinks small.


Looking to partner with the U.S. Air Force? Check our list of expiring contracts - perhaps there is an opportunity here for your business! (File opens as Excel document). Or, view via PDF. 


HANGAR 18 'HANGAR AGILE' - February 29, 2024

Join the Hangar 18 Software Factory Team to learn how to deliver real, incremental value with Agile inside the DoD software and data landscape.
In the modern software arena, many technologists and decision makers are burdened the with following difficult question: How does a highly complex and uncertain project go from an idea to a sustainable solution that delivers early and regular value to the organization? Hangar 18 has developed an end-to-end framework that synthesizes the best practices of User-Centered Design, Agile, and system modeling techniques to lower risk and deliver value faster to projects of all shapes and sizes. We invite our colleagues in academia, industry, and the federal government to come and participate in a community event that explores these concepts in depth and offers relief to many of the pain points experienced by technology professionals today.
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The Small Business Hub is excited to have the Hangar 18 Team back for the SUPER Collider - PART 2 - if you attended last years 1st SUPER Collider you will not want to miss this one!

Hanscom AFB Small Business Panel - MARCH 11, 2024

Registration for the annual Hanscom AFB Small Business Office panel is now open, see link below:
Panel is a free event, which will be held from 0900 – 1100 on 11 March 2024 at the Newton Marriott in Newton, Massachusetts. Event is in-person only. 

Registration ends 26 February 2024. 


The AFRL SB Hub has partnered with the Greater Ohio Valley Women In Defense to host a dynamic Collider centered on Workforce Development.

Join us to hear from leaders at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton region economic and workforce leadership, State of Ohio workforce experts, and defense industry experts. These experts will share challenges, new ideas, and ways to collaborate to collectively prepare a workforce that is ready for the future. Our purpose is to convene the right minds, facilitating idea exchange and actionable outcomes as we conclude this engaging event.
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Building 39, Suite 109
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