ABOUT THE WORKSHOP
ATTENTION SERVICE DISABLED VETERAN OWNED SMALL BUSINESS (SDVOSB) AND VETERAN OWNED SMALL BUSINESS (VOSB) OWNERS….
Come learn about the Veteran Administration’s Vet Biz First Program. If you are interested in knowing how this program could give your veteran owned business greater opportunities to gain government contracts; then attend this workshop and learn more about:
- If your business qualifies
- Learn about the process and best practices
- Understanding the verification requirements
- Opportunities for SDVOSB/VOSB
- Meet representatives from the VetBiz Program
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Has Special Authority for Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business/Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB/VOSB) Set-aside and Sole Source Contracts. The Vets First Verification Program allows the VA to set aside specific procurement opportunities for certified SDVOSB and VOSB firms.
Please join us for a comprehensive understanding of the SDVOSB/VOSB Verification workshop presented by:
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTORS
Mary Lee Kolich, Procurement Specialist, will lead the discussion. Ms. Kolich is a seasoned professional with 30 years’ experience and a solid understanding of diverse business management applications. She has demonstrated knowledge and experience in contract negotiations with federal agencies and prime contractors. Mary Lee served as a counselor for the Women’s Business Institute and the Small Business Development Center in Southern Maryland. Later she transferred over to the Maryland PTAP where her experience in the government sector could be shared with companies attempting to pursue government contracting.
Arthenia LeFlore has extensive experience in both government and commercial contracting. She has worked with a wide range of items, methodologies and procedures, including: Federal, Department of Defense, State Department and local contracts. Acquisition and instructions applicable to acquisition of highly sophisticated, unique research and development efforts, professional and management services. She reviewed requests for contractual services submitted by organizations supported by government agencies. Analyzing the requirement, conferring with appropriate personnel to obtain needed technical data related to preparation of the contractual document (scope of work, evaluation criteria, deliverables, patents, etc). Her experience encompasses the entire contract spectrum from cradle to grave contracting.