Summary: Kevin Boshears of US Department of Homeland Security speaks in detail about the scope of DHS, the contract consideration process, and how small businesses can position themselves to become strategic contracting partners.
Guest Bio: Kevin Boshears is Director, DHS OSDBU at US Department of Homeland Security. is Kevin Boshears from the Department of Homeland Security, DHS. Prior to becoming Director of DHS Offices of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization in 2003, he was OSBDU Director for Treasury. Kevin is a strong advocate for small businesses within the federal government, both in his role at DHS and as a member of the Small Business Procurement Advisory Council.
DHS's small business program is the largest agency to consistently earn an “A” grade or higher on the SBA’s annual scorecard for meeting overall small business contracting goals. Last fiscal year, DHS awarded 34.75 percent of total contracting dollars to small businesses, greatly exceeding the government-wide goal of 23 percent.
In this episode, Kevin Boshears discusses:
Host: Neil McDonnell is an experienced small business owner and seasoned entrepreneur. An Army veteran and the founder HUBZone Chamber of Commerce, Neil is a government contracting subject expert and HUBZone advocate for media and conferences.
His podcast series offers key information and tips to help small businesses gain insight into government agencies and large prime contractors and develop strategies to effectively present services.
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