Monthly GovCon Networking with EZGSA

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


6:00pm-6:40 pm Individual networking

6:45pm-6:50 pm Introductions & Member Spotlight

6:50 pm- 7:05 pm Featured Speaker: Devera Redmond, Manager,Procurement Assistance/Congressional Liaison, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization at the U.S. Department of Transportation

7:05pm- 7:10pm   Door Prize Drawing

7:10pm- 8:00pm Individual Networking

$10 in advance; $20 at the door.  Your advance registration INCLUDES 1 free drink ticket. Attendees also enjoy light refreshments, complimentary valet parking and a donation to our designated charity of the month. For February, proceeds from the event will be donated to the Thurgood Marshall College Fund.

Since all profits from this event are donated to the designated charity, no refunds will be issued.


About our speaker:

DeVera Redmond is responsible for ensuring the Department of Transportation's compliance with Federal statutes and initiatives as they relate to small business development and other disadvantaged groups. She also serves as the advocate for Women-Owned Small Businesses, providing counseling and advising how to obtain procurement opportunities in the Federal government. Ms. Redmond responsibilities also include serving as Congressional Liaison for OSDBU which include advising the Office Director and other senior management regarding legislative and oversight activities of Congress that impact the small business program.

Prior to Ms. Redmond joining DOT, she implemented the Small Business Program for the Agriculture Marketing Service Agency in the Department of Agriculture. During her tenure with the US Department of Agriculture, Ms. Redmond provided guidance and recommendation to businesses with regard to doing business with Agriculture.

DeVera Redmond holds a M.P.A in Public Administration through the University of Baltimore and a B.S in Business Administration through Morgan State University.


Speaker and Presenter Information

Devera Redmond, Manager,Procurement Assistance/Congressional Liaison, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization at the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Relevant Government Agencies

Air Force, Army, Navy & Marine Corps, Intelligence Agencies, DOD & Military, Office of the President (includes OMB), Dept of Agriculture, Dept of Commerce, Dept of Education, Dept of Energy, Dept of Health & Human Services, Dept of Homeland Security, Dept of Housing & Urban Development, Dept of the Interior, Dept of Justice, Dept of Labor, Dept of State, Dept of Transportation, Dept of Treasury, Dept of Veterans Affairs, EPA, GSA, USPS, SSA, NASA, Other Federal Agencies, Legislative Agencies (GAO, GPO, LOC, etc.), Judicial Branch Agencies, CIA, FEMA, Office of Personnel Management, Coast Guard, National Institutes of Health, FAA, Census Bureau, USAID, National Guard Association, EEOC

Wed, Feb 12, 2014, 6:00pm - 8:00pm


At-the-door Payment:  $20.00

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8120 Wisconsin Ave.
Bethesda, MD 20814
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