Breaking Down Biden’s ‘Made in America’ Executive Order

In the beginning months of 2021, President Biden signed two executive orders addressing the lack of domestic manufacturing infrastructure and capabilities in the United States. The first, signed in January of 2021, was titled “Ensuring the Future is Made in All of America by All of America’s Workers”. Simply put by the White House briefing […]

Veteran Entrepreneurship Advocate Recognized

Keith King, Founder and CEO of the National Veteran Business Development Council (NVBDC), was recently recognized as a notable executive in diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) by Crain’s Detroit Business. I remember the first time I met Keith King. He testified in support of the Senate Bill that eventually passed and created Public Act 91 […]

SBA Takes Over the WOSB Program

The 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) changed the certification process for woman-owned small businesses (WOSB) and economically disadvantaged woman-owned small businesses (EDWOSB). Specifically, Section 825 replaces self-certification with a certification program run by the Small Business Administration (SBA). Simultaneously, it beefs up the sole source contracting opportunities by increasing the contract value ceiling. Combined, […]

JetCo Federal President Moderates Webinar on Joint Ventures and the WOSB Program

JetCo Federal’s President, Sue Tellier, moderated a ChallengeHER webinar titled “Joint Ventures and the WOSB Program” on Thursday, April 22 at 2 PM ET. According to Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP), “Joint Ventures are an excellent opportunity for smaller businesses to combine resources for approaching federal contracts that would otherwise be out of their reach.” […]

Business as a Force for Good

Employees enable our work, our community matters, and the earth sustains us. Normal business at JetCo involves a continuous cycle of challenging ourselves to be better. After reflecting on ways to improve our impact on our employees, our community, and our industry, we decided to pursue B Corp certification. What is a certified B Corp? […]