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MBDA Federal Procurement Center presents: “Partnering to Scale”

August 13, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm


Gain game changing insights that will help grow your business to the next level with targeted procurement opportunities with the Federal Government and partnering opportunities with other MBEs and SDB’s.


  • Learn how to build sustainable relationships with federal government agencies
  • Gain relevant tips to help you compete as a federal contractor
  • Learn what it takes to acquire contracts to increase revenue
  • Engage with other small and minority businesses to form strategic partnerships for growth and sustainability


8:30amRegistration and Light Breakfast

9am Welcome Remarks – Featured Speakers
Panel Discussion with Civilian Federal Government Agencies
Resource Partners Presentations

12pmMBE 2 MBE Networking Lunch
Industry Presentations
Panel Discussion with DOD Federal Government Agencies
Corporate Roundtable Matchmaking

4:00pm Closing


  • Marc Elrich, County Executive, Montgomery County Government
  • Efrain Gonzalez, MBDA Associate Director for Business Development


  • Katrina Brisbon, Assistant Administrator for Contracts and Procurement, TSA
  • Lonnette Bryan, GSA Federal Solutions
  • Pamela Callicutt, Acting Director, Army Small Business Program
  • Dwight Deneal, Director of Small Business, U.S. Coast Guard
  • Sandra Foster, Office of Procurement Services, Department of Labor
  • Dennis Groh, Granite Government Solutions
  • Shaunta Johnson, Acting Director, HHS OSDBU
  • Bob Lohfeld, Lohfeld Consulting Group
  • Jean Mann, Director of Contract Operations, Department of Commerce
  • Cassandra Martin, Director of Small Business, Defense Health Agency OSBP
  • T. Suzette Moore, Chief Procurement Office, WMATA
  • Sharon Morrow, Director of Small Business, Defense Threat Reduction Agency
  • Phillip Miller, Universal Technical Resource Services
  • Jackie Robinson-Burnette, Live Oak Bank

Light Breakfast and Lunch will be provided.

This event is sponsored by the MBDA Federal Procurement Center and the Montgomery County Government.

For assistance, please call (301) 857-0200 or email [email protected]