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2019 National HUBZone Conference

2019 Elevator Pitch Competition 

2019 Elevator Pitch Champion 

Connie Wyatt, PMP®, PMI-PBA®

S.A.I.D. Strategy Group, Inc.

HUBZone Welcomes 

Lori Gillen

Acting Director

SBA HUBZone Program

Small Business Champion 

of the Year


Angela Terry 

Subcontracting Program Manager 

Small Business Administration 

The HUBZone Contractors National Council was proud to recognize Angela Terry at the 2019 National HUBZone Conference as the Small Business Champion of the Year. There are over 4,500 Federal government contracts being awarded annually. The constant growth of the Federal acquisition community and technology and the need for consistent training, oversite, enforcement, and reform is required to educate the community on Small Business Subcontract requirements and practical applications.  In her role, as the Subcontracting Program Manager for the U.S Small Business Administration, Ms Terry has been instrumental in leading initiatives to promote subcontracting enforcement and reform.  

HUBZone Agency of the Year

DLA: Land and Maritime

The HUBZone Contractors National Council was proud to recognize DLA Land & Maritime at the 2019 National HUBZone Conference as the HUBZone Agency of the year. 

In 2018, DLA accounted for approximately 54% of the total number of HUBZone Set Aside  contracts solicited. Of that DLA Land and Maritime accounted for 38% . Because of the hard work and dedication from members of the DLA Land and Maritime  team over 60 different companies received HUBZone Set Aside contracts.  

Donna Blackwell 

HUBZone Program Manager

DLA Land and Maritime 

Resource: :Please note these percentages are based on HUBZone Set Asides not HUBZone Spending as whole. 

U.S Air Force 

The HUBZone Contractors National Council was proud to recognize  the U.S  Air Force at the 2019 National HUBZone Conference for their  Inaugural Air Force Pitch Day 

The Air Force awarded 51 contracts to companies with a total initial value of $8.75 million in a matter of minutes at their Inaugural Air Force Pitch Day event held on March 6 to 7, 2019, in New York City. 


Dennis Bartow, Director

Office of Small Business Program

Department of Defense 


Small Business Champions Panel 



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Category Management News & Updates 

Presented By: Calvin Mitchell & Adam Soderholm 

Legal and Practical Perspectives on Mergers & Acquisitions 

Presented By: Kathryn Hickey, Jonathan Williams, Philip McMann


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Small Business Goals: Department of Defense 

Presented by: Director Dennis Bartow 

Data Protection and Cyber Security-Risks and Costs.

Presented By: Joseph Urbaniak & Andrew Beardall 

Digital Marketing for HUBZones, The Top 5 Things you NEED to Know. 

Presented By: Shana Cosgrove

Financing Growth of your Government Contracting Business 

Presented By:  Ken Dodds & Erin Andrew

Building a Business Development Pipeline 

Presented By: Carlos Garcia 


Bid Protests & Status Challenges Involving HUBZone Procurements. 

Presented By:  David Taylor

Debreifings and Bid Protests 

Presented By: Joshua Duvall

Developing Indirect Rates for Government Contracts

Presented By:Melissa Metzger

Leaders vs Managers 

Presented By: Diane Dempsey

HUBZones Work for America 

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