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GovCon 101: HubZone

February 15, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

Free

The Federal Government has contracting goals for Women, Minorities, Service Disabled Veterans and HUBZone located small businesses. These set asides are a great way to gain entry into the complex world of Federal contracting. This class will introduce you to these certifications and help you determine if you qualify.

We will cover these key areas:
• What socio economic certifications are available for small businesses
• What does it take to qualify for small business set-aside certifications
• How do I apply for socio-economic certifications

Don’t miss out on this informative presentation on how you can take advantage of the SBA’s socio-economic small business set-asides.

Speaker(s): Lisa Wood is the Statewide Director of the Virginia PTAC, hosted by George Mason University where she is also an Adjunct Professor of Management. Prior to that, she served as the Statewide Director with the Connecticut and Ohio PTAC programs and was also Director for the Northwest Commission PTAC in Pennsylvania. Before joining the PTAC community, Lisa was a Procurement Specialist for Bechtel Plant Machinery, Inc. in the Greater Pittsburgh Area. In this role, Wood performed contract administration and negotiation duties. She also recommended bidders, handled issue inquiries, negotiated bids, performed cost and price analysis, and prepared comprehensive letters to justify recommended contract actions. Ms. Wood holds an MBA from the University of New Haven and a BSBA through Robert Morris University of Pittsburgh where she is also pursuing her PhD in Instructional Management and Leadership.

If you need further assistance or have a question, please contact us at (540) 654-1383