Your International Trade Team

Ed LaughlinEd Laughlin


Global Defense Program Manager | Phone: (703) 506-9743 | Fax: (703) 506-9740
8150 Leesburg Pike, Suite 710 | Vienna, Virginia 22182-7730

Ed Laughlin serves as Global Defense Manager for VEDP International Trade from the division’s satellite office in Tysons.  He supports the export ambitions of primarily small- and medium-sized Aerospace, Defense and Security companies located throughout Northern Virginia.


Prior to joining VEDP in 2016, Ed led business development activities in Europe, Africa and the Middle East for Lockheed Martin, British Aerospace, BAE Systems and Rolls-Royce. In his role at VEDP, Ed draws on this experience to assist Virginia companies identify and create profitable growth opportunities in foreign markets.


B.A., Political Science and Economics – University of Georgia

M.B.A., International Business – University of Georgia