Tag Archives: SBA

Contracting Legislation Affects Large and Small Businesses

Legislative changes are happening right now that affect large and small businesses serving as federal contractors. There SBA’s Mentor-Protégé Program has, in the past, only included the 8(a) Program certified companies. The Small Business Jobs Act of 2013 allowed the SBA to establish Mentor-Protégé Programs for companies participating in the HUBZone, SDVOSB and WOSB Programs.... Read More

Better Vets Summit: Help the Vet

The Veterans Healthcare System of the Ozarks and the Arkansas Small Business Association (SBA) partnered to host the 7th Annual Northwest Arkansas (NWA) Better Vets Community Summit.  This annual military veteran-centric event focuses on providing veterans with resources across the region, with an emphasis on suicide awareness, employment, and small business resources. Caroline Dotson, the... Read More

HUBZone Small Business Summit – In Short 

Thanks to the HUBZone Contractors National Council for the invitation to present “CPARS and Open Ratings:  How they impact your current bid” at this year’s HUBZone Small Business Summit. Although it was my first time to present at this event, it’s clear this organization, the Small Business Administration (SBA), and large business alike are focused on and dedicated to the growth and future... Read More