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Behind the Buy: Doing Business with the US Army Corps of Engineers

Date:May 24, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Location: 1085 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 United States
Price: Free

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Behind the Buy: Doing Business with the US Army Corps of Engineers

The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) plans, designs, builds and operates a vast array of civil and military projects. Committed to working with small businesses like yours, the US Army Corps of EngineersUSACE purchases a variety of services and equipment, from surveying to grass mowing to kitchen equipment to hazardous waste remediation.

This free information-packed presentation will walk you through the steps to get started with the USACE. Don’t miss this opportunity to expand into a new market and grow your revenues.

Get Free Assistance with Government Contracting

The PTAC Team will discuss the free services offered to small business owners when exploring government contracting opportunities.

Learn From the Experts

Rippert Roberts, III
Assistant Director, North Atlantic Division, Office of Small Business Programs, USACE

Rippert serves as Assistant Director, Office of Small Business Programs for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District. The New York District Office of Small Business Programs supports the development of small businesses and maximizes opportunities for qualified Small, Small Disadvantaged, Veteran-Owned, Service-Disables Veteran-Owned, Women-Owned, and Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone) businesses

Previously, he served as a Contract Specialist with the Middle East District of the USACE. Rippert also served as a specialist for multiple Hurricane Sandy recovery actions and has worked as a procurement analyst at USACE’s headquarters in Washington, DC.  He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a minor in accounting, and a Master’s degree in Business Administration, both from Shenandoah University.

Maryann Williams

Director, UCEDC PTAC

Maryann brings over 30 years of government contracting experience to her position as director of UCEDC’s PTAC program.  She brings a unique perspective to the job as she’s held positions on both sides of the table – helping businesses to obtain government contracts as well as overseeing the government contract process for a manufacturing concern in New Jersey.

Following an 18-year tenure as a senior contracting official for Greenbrier Industries in Englewood Cliffs, Maryann served as director of the Rockland County PTAC for 13 years. She joined UCEDC in 2007, and under her direction, the PTAC program was awarded the 2010 “Outstanding Center Award” by the Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (APTAC).

Nadine Clark
Procurement Counselor, UCEDC PTAC

In her role as a procurement counselor with UCEDC’s PTAC program, Nadine assists small business owners with marketing and selling their products and services to federal, state and local government agencies.

With more than 20 years of combined experience in both the public and private sectors of government contracting, Nadine has a thorough grasp of how to navigate the government contracting system.  She believes that this familiarity enables her to successfully help small businesses understand how to find, bid, win, and perform on government contracts.

For more information, contact Rogers Ramsey at rramsey@ucedc.com or 908-527-1166.

May 24, 2018
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Event Category:
Liberty Hall Corporate Center
1085 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 United States
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