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Federal Government Contracting: Navigating SAM and the DSBS
October 14, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
If you are considering the Federal Marketplace for your business, your first steps are to complete your registration in both the System of Award Management (SAM) and the Dynamic Small Business Search (DSBS).
This class with walk you through how to properly fill out these profiles in order to stand out to Federal and Prime buyers. This class is also for those who may already be in SAM and DSBS but need to know if their information is complete.
Join Lisa Wood, Director of the Virginia Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), for this informative presentation – a “must” for those who are considering the Federal Government contracting market and want to learn how to prepare for/navigate this huge potential market. This “beginners” class offers tips and tricks on how to win Federal business.
Lisa Wood is the Statewide Director of the Virginia Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) hosted by George Mason University. Prior to that, she served as the Statewide Director with the Connecticut and Ohio PTAC programs and was also Director for the Northwest Commission PTAC in Pennsylvania. Before joining the PTAC community, Lisa was a Procurement Specialist for Bechtel Plant Machinery, Inc. in the Greater Pittsburgh Area. In this role, Wood performed contract administration and negotiation duties. She also recommended bidders, handled issue inquiries, negotiated bids, performed cost and price analysis, and prepared comprehensive letters to justify recommended contract actions. Ms. Wood holds an MBA from the University of New Haven and a BSBA through Robert Morris University of Pittsburgh where she is also pursuing her PhD in Instructional Management and Leadership.