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May 10th, 2012 Seminar rescheduled to August 16th, 2012
The US Department of the Interior (DOI) manages America's vast natural and cultural resources and relies on the help of America’s businesses to maintain roads, bridges, schools, office buildings, irrigation systems and reservoirs.
Each of the DOI bureaus and other major organizations within DOI has its own procurement office. The DOI procurement organizations contract with the private sector for a variety of supplies, equipment and services.
DOI’s Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization is committed to providing a full and open competitive environment for procurement opportunities. If you are seeking a contracting opportunity with DOI and want to learn more about the roles small businesses play at the Interior, this is the workshop for you.
Attend this free workshop to get started.
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.
In Mark's current position as Director of the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization, he has worked with senior officials within his Department to ensure that at least 50 percent of all the US Department of the Interior’s contracting dollars continues to be awarded to small businesses. With that responsibility, he promotes small business contracting opportunities across the board. He has implemented changes within the Small Business Program to include more involvement from program managers in establishing Department-wide small business goals. He has demonstrated an in-depth understanding of the initiatives and requirements to direct progressive internal marketing tools for small businesses.
Mark Oliver is a Federal executive with over 26 years of experience in the areas of small business administration, education and community relations and congressional liaison. As an executive that focuses on growth, he has conceptualized, developed and deployed multiple strategic initiatives that achieved funding objectives and processed improvements to exceed bottom-line needs. He understands the need for high-level skill base in the areas of quality workmanship and performance in an ever-changing environment. He has a track record of gaining consensus among groups by persuading, influencing and securing the acceptance of a shared vision.
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).
For more information contact Dana Veerasammy @ firstname.lastname@example.org /908-527-1166
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