Veronica Wesson is from the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. She works as a Program Analyst for Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) in Patuxent River, Maryland. Veronica holds a bachelor’s degree in economics, finance and mathematics from Norfolk State University in Norfolk, VA and a Master of Business Administration from Regis University in Denver, Colorado. She serves as the National Lead – East for the African American Pipelines Action Team (APAT), A NAVAIR diversity action team that works to increase the number of African Americans recruited, retained, in the pipelines for leadership positions within the command, and identify and combat barriers that are being experienced. She now lives in the Ashburn area with her son, who recently graduated from Hampton University.