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Contractor Chat to Feature Booz Allen Hamilton and SBA

Small federal contractors will learn how to do business with large prime contractors.

Post Date:02/25/2020 5:06 PM
Leesburg, VA (February 25, 2020) – In collaboration with the Town of Leesburg’s Economic Development Office, the Mason Enterprise Center in Leesburg will hold its next Contractor Chat session on Monday, March 2, 2020, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 202 Church Street SE in downtown Leesburg. This no-cost event is open to all, but particularly of value to small government contractors. Lunch will be provided and sponsored by RKN, CPAs. 

Come learn how to be ready to successfully subcontract with prime contractors such as Booz Allen Hamilton. This month features an extended program with two speakers who will share with you the preparation, financial readiness, mindset, and strategies needed to do business with prime contractors.

First up is Robert Duhart, Booz Allen Hamilton's Lead in their Small Business Office. Duhart's previous experience notably includes, VP of Business Development and Operations with ST International, VP of Federal Business Development with Suh'Dutsing Technologies and Director of Small Business Outreach with U.S. EPA. He will talk about what Booz is looking for in subcontractors and the best way to approach opportunities that may be available.  

The second presenter is Roderick (Rod) Johnson who is currently a Lending Relations/Small Business Development Center Project Officer for the SBA’s Washington D.C. Metropolitan District Office. His presentation will focus on financial aspects of your business that you should have in order before working with large primes. Johnson is a native Washingtonian with over 30 years of experience in Commercial/ Business Banking lending specifically to the Not-for-Profit, Government Contracting and Commercial Real Estate industries. 

Come find out how your company can position itself to subcontract for or partner with Booz Allen Hamilton. Attendees should come prepared with questions, so that they can make the most of this opportunity to connect with these representatives. To RSVP, visit https://www.meetup.com/Federal-Contractors-Loudoun/events/268765123/.

The Contract Chat series, brought to you by the Mason Enterprise Center Loudoun, provides insight into successful small contractors, large prime contractors, reps from government agencies, and other resources. On a regular basis, the program features a contractor or resource person who shares strategies, tips and tricks to grow your government contracting business successfully. This event is also a great venue to meet new companies to team and partner with. 

For more information about how Leesburg’s HUBZone could help your small contracting business grow, visit www.leesburgva.gov/hubzone or call 703-737-6530.

Media Contact:
Leah Kosin
Assistant Public Information Officer
lkosin@leesburgva.gov
703-771-2781

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