The WOSB Program and Other Contracting Assistance Programs

If you’re a diverse company, the federal government has specific programs that allow you to compete for contracts that are set aside for your diverse status. What are these programs? There is a variety, but the ones that we are highlighting in this blog post are the Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Federal Contracting Program; the […]

JetCo Federal President Awarded Seat on National Council

A local small business president has received a seat on a national council for her involvement in the defense industry. Sue Schweim Tellier, President of JetCo Federal, was awarded a seat on Women in Defense’s National Council, a National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Affiliate based out of Arlington, VA. Schweim Tellier is active in small […]

How to Capitalize on Your Small Business Status

This article was first written for the Small Business Association of Michigan as a resource for small business owners. You can find the original article on the SBAM website. Size Matters. Many large companies and government agencies actively seek out highly qualified small companies to do business with. This offers savvy small business owners opportunities […]

3 Benefits of Working with a GSA Contract Holder

Are you looking to sell to the government or expand your sales? The General Services Administration (GSA) allows companies to sell to the government on their version of an Amazon-type website. Becoming a GSA contract holder can be time-consuming and resource intensive, however, if you are a subcontractor working with a company who has a […]

The WOSB Program History and 2019 Changes

The Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) program began in December of 2000. Public Law 106-554 established this program to help the federal government meet its goal of awarding at least 5% of all contracting dollars to women-owned small businesses. To qualify as a women-owned small business, you must be at least 51% directly owned and controlled […]