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Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Monthly Briefing: Doing Business at USDA

Start Date: 3/5/2024 8:30 AM EST
End Date: 3/5/2024 10:15 AM EST

Venue Name: Westwood Country Club

800 Maple Ave E
Vienna, VA  United States  22180

Organization Name: SECAF Events

Julia Nelson
Email: info@secaf.org
Phone: 703-574-1117

Monthly Briefing: Doing Business at USDA

Are you eager to explore opportunities for your business within the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)? Look no further! Join us for an exclusive session where we delve into the intricacies of Doing Business at USDA.

Whether you're a seasoned contractor or new to federal procurement, this session promises to equip you with the knowledge and strategies necessary to navigate the USDA landscape and position your business for success.

Our distinguished panel will be moderated by Ira Hobbs from Hobbs and Hobbs, LLC.  Join us for invaluable insights from Ashley Thompson from Forest Service USDA, Milbert ”MAC” Crossland from Rural Development USDA and Frank Dominick from GPS Strategic Advisors. Ms. Thompson and Mr. Crossland will provide a comprehensive overview of their respective agency’s strategic goals and highlight specific initiatives geared towards empowering small businesses. Mr. Dominick, drawing upon his extensive experience in Business Development (BD) and Capture, will share his expertise in effectively marketing to USDA and targeting upcoming opportunities within the agency.

Don't miss out on this golden opportunity to expand your business horizons and forge meaningful connections within the USDA community. Reserve your spot today!

Let's embark on this exciting journey of growth and collaboration together. See you there!


  • Ashley Thompson - Small Business Specialist, Forest Service, USDA
  • Milbert ”MAC” Crossland - Procurement Analyst / Small Business Officer, Rural Development, USDA
  • Frank Dominick - Vice President of Strategic Growth Advisory and Capture Services, GPS Strategic Advisors
  • Ira Hobbs - Principal at Hobbs and Hobbs, LLC (previously USDA DCIO)

  • $40 Register by 5:00 pm on March 1st
  • $50 After 5:00 pm on March 1st
  • $80 Register by 5:00 pm on March 1st
  • $90 After 5:00 pm on March 1st
REGISTRATION CLOSES Monday, March 4th at 12:00 NOON.

***IMPORTANT: SECAF Health Policy for In-Person Events***

Before you register, please review the current SECAF Health Policy. If we can help answer any additional questions, please reach out to info@secaf.org

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Registration is Closed
Closed: 3/4/2024 12:00 PM

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