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Doing Business with the US Department of Transportation
Doing Business with the U.S. Department of Transportation
The DOT’s mission is to serve the United States by ensuring a fast, safe, efficient, accessible and convenient transportation system that meets our vital national interests and enhances the quality of life of the American people.
In doing so, the DOT spends over $1 billion annually on products and services provided by small businesses. Bids are surprisingly diverse. In addition to the typical construction and engineering projects, you’ll find requests for:
- Educational services
- Office equipment
- Data base management
- Technical & professional services
Agencies that fall under the DOT include the Federal Aviation Administration, the Federal Highway Administration, the Federal Transit Administration and the Maritime Administration.
So, whatever business you’re in, there’s a good chance that the DOT could be interested. Attend this FREE event and learn how you can get started.
Get Free Assistance with Government Contracting
The PTAC Team will discuss the free services offered to small business owners when exploring government contracting opportunities.
Project Director, U.S. Department of Transportation
Tiffany serves as the Project Director of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Small Business Transportation Resource Center for U.S. Department of Transportation, an organization focused on increasing the ability of small businesses to compete for and enter into transportation-related contracts at the local, state, and federal levels. Over the past year, Tiffany has assisted more than 200 small businesses and has helped them generate over $4 million in bonding capacity, $1.6 million in contracts procured, and over $400,000 in growth capital.
She also assists women and minority entrepreneurs with starting, growing, and succeeding in business. Tiffany regularly presents and facilitates notable workshops, training, and development forums for prospective small business partners. She is the host of a new podcast, “ZigZag,” which features women entrepreneurs and industry leaders in the science, technology, transportation, engineering, and mathematics industries.
Tiffany holds an MBA in Strategic Design from Thomas Jefferson University.
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).
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.