Thursday, August 27, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM PDT
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Kristina Gonzalez 
SCORE- Counselors to America's Small Business 

Contracting With California State Government   

What you will learn:

  • The advantages of being a CSM and DVBE; How to be competitive yet profitable in bidding.
  • The advantage of being certified with reciprocal agreements with Municipalities and Utility Companies.
  • What is your Profile – too much or too little? 
  • Are you financially ready?
  • Do you have a capability study/business plan?

About the Facilitator: 

   Michael Aguillio Michael has over 20 years of experience within State Government. He has also worked in the federal & private sector. His State service includes: * Senior IT buyer for the Energy Commission * Warehousing Operations and Fleet manager for California Highway Patrol * Cal-Fire Small Business (SB) and Disable Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) Program Administrator * Contract administrator specializing in fuel acquisitions for Department of General Services(DGS) Michael now represents the State of California, as a customer liaison educating Small Businesses and Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises on how to do business with State Government.