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Virginia SBDC

Government Contracting 101

May
8
2024
Wed 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Online
Facilitated by Capital Region SBDC
Topic: Government Contracting

Are you interested in Federal Government Contracting?

Join Lisa Wood, Director of the Virginia Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) and Lisa Powell, Procurement Counselor, for this informative presentation - a "must" for those who are considering the Federal Government contracting market and want to learn how to prepare for/navigate this huge potential market.  This "beginners" class offers tips and tricks on how to win Federal business.

Lisa Wood is the Statewide Director of the Virginia Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) hosted by George Mason University. 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.

Lisa Powell worked for the U.S. Small Business Administration at the Connecticut District Office from 1998 to 2019 as an Economic Development Specialist monitoring the HUBZone and 8(a) portfolios for the local office before joining the team as a Procurement Counselor in January 2021. During her time at the SBA, Lisa worked closely with all of SBA’s resource partners to facilitate procurement workshops held at local Community Colleges, Chambers of Commerce and libraries. As a Business Opportunity Specialist, she was involved with the Government Contracting programs that the SBA provides and worked very closely with the purchasing agents for the Federal and State Agencies as well as the larger prime contractors while organizing SBA Matchmakers and assisting small business.


Fee: No Cost



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All programs of the Virginia SBDC are open to the public on a non-discriminatory basis.
Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.
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