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Doing Business with U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Date:September 5, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Location: 1085 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 United States
Price: Free

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Doing Business with U.S. Department of Homeland Security

The Department of Homeland Security purchases a wide variety of goods and services and they are committed to small business participation in their acquisition.

The department consists of many agencies:

Customs & Boarder Protection
Citizenship & Immigration Services
Coast Guard
FEMA
Immigration & Customs Enforcement
Secret Service
TSA

 

Attend this seminar and learn about:

US Department of Homeland Security

  • DHS Opportunities
  • Forecast of Contract Opportunities
  • Subcontracting with Prime Contractors
  • Teaming & Subcontracting Opportunities Marketing Tips with IT Contracts
  • Science and Technology
  • Networking
  • Mentor-Protege Program
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Marketing Tips

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how to expand into a new market and grow your revenues at this FREE seminar.

The Essentials of Government Contracting

Monitoring and responding to solicitations, processing paperwork, writing proposals, pricing your services/products – government contracting can be overwhelming, no matter the agency.

This highly interactive session will help you make sense of what’s really important and how to keep on track. Bring your questions and share your experiences – you’ll come away better prepared.


Learn From the Experts

Anthony Bell
Small Business Advocate, US Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Anthony (Tony) Bell is a Small Business Advocate in the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization at DHS where he ensures small businesses receive fair opportunity to bid on DHS contracts. Tony has three areas of responsibilities: 1) program manager for the Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Zone small business program; 2) co-program manager for the Service Disabled Veteran Small Business program and 3) program manager to the DHS, Office of Strategic Sourcing. Tony was part of a team that received the 2014 President’s Excellence in Acquisition on Award for a DHS acquisition. Tony was instrumental in performing market research, navigating the non-manufacturers rule, and the formation of the small business tracks. 

Prior to DHS, Tony was the Chief of the Office of Small Business Programs at the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) which provides construction and engineering services to the nation.  Before USACE, Tony jointly started up the Small Business Office at the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and was the program manager of that office for three years. TSA’s small business achievements rose each year during Tony’s tenure.

Tony also worked in the private sector with SAIC (now Leidos) and Litton PRC (Northrop Grumman).   He received a BA in Economics from George Mason University and a MBA from Florida Institute of Technology.

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.


Refreshments made possible through the support
of TD Bank, through the TD Charitable Foundation

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


Date:
September 5, 2019
Time:
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://ucedc.ecenterdirect.com/events/7007
Liberty Hall Corporate Center
1085 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 United States
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