EXPERT PANEL: The government is our country’s biggest consumer. Learn strategies for getting a piece of that business!

Whether you’re making a plan to weather the pandemic economy, or planning to grow your business, government contracts can provide new revenue streams. Learn strategies for getting a piece of that business, including how to get started and which certifications you should apply for on local, state and federal levels from our panel of business owners and governmental experts.

Panel Members, Entrepreneurs

Panel Members, Industry Experts

  • Bobbi Bell-Bartholomew, Program Administrator in the Equal Opportunity Division, Ohio Department of Administrative Services. She is the expert on MBE, EDGE, VBE, and the newly established Women-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) certifications.
  • Jill Nagy-Reynolds, Business Development Specialist at the SBA, who advises entrepreneurs on contracting opportunities and the government procurement process.
  • Jesse Mark, Program Manager for ECDI’s Capital for Construction program, which helps Black-, female- and minority-owned businesses grow by providing access to capital and training.
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