Thursday, October 22, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM PDT
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Kristina Gonzalez


Finding Opportunities with the Government


Attend this free webinar to improve your understanding of the state contracting process and improve the success of your certified Small Business or Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise in contracting with California state government.

This webinar will feature a live Q&A session.

Topics include:

  • Overview of acquisition methods
  • Contracts exempt from advertising
  • Leveraged Procurement Agreements
  • Procurement methods
  • Common mistakes and tips
  • Commercially Useful Function
  • Resources

About the speaker: 

Facilitated by; Michael Aguillio, Procurement Division. Small Business and Disable Veteran Business, Enterprise Customer Liaison, Officer for State of California.

Michael has over 20 years of experience within State Government. He has also worked in the federal and 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 Disable Veteran Business Enterprises on how to do business with State Government.