LIFT Welcomes Beth Cryderman Moss As New Director of Business Development and Sales

LIFT, the Detroit-based, Department of Defense-supported national manufacturing innovation institute, today announced that Beth Cryderman Moss has joined LIFT as Director of Business Development and Sales, focusing on deepening the institutes work with the Army, and supporting its ongoing work with the Navy, Air Force and other federal agencies.

Cryderman Moss comes to LIFT after 20 years of working with the Macomb County (Mich.) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), helping small and medium business secure over $500M annually with DoD and government agencies, and has spent the last 25 years overall in the occupational and business counseling.

Cryderman Moss is also a Certified Federal Contracts Manager (CFCM) through the National Contract Management Association (NCMA), a Level III Certified Contracting Assistance Specialist, and a Level II Certified Trainer for the Federal Contracting Certification (FCC) program with the U. S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs.

She is a graduate of Central Michigan University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, as well as a graduate of Walsh College where she earned a Master of Science in Management (MSM) with a concentration in Strategic Leadership.  She also holds a Master’s Certificate in Government Contracting from George Washington University.

She will be located at LIFT’s Sterling Heights, Mich. office and report to Jim McManus, Senior Vice President of Sales and Business Development.


LIFT, operated by the American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute, is the Detroit-based, public-private partnership between the Department of Defense, industry, and academia, committed to driving American Manufacturing into the Future through Technology and Talent Development. LIFT funded in part by the Department of Defense with management through the Office of Naval Research. Visit or follow on LinkedIn at LIFT or on Twitter @NewsFromLIFT to learn more.