Agenda for ChallengeHER Minneapolis / St. Paul

Tuesday, August 15, 2017


AGENDA – Minneapolis
8:00 to 8:30 OPENING WELCOME
Roz Alford, Managing Director, Women Impacting Public PolicyDr. Rassoul Dastmozd, President and CEO of Saint Paul College
Congresswoman Betty McCollum Video
8:30 to 9:15 Leveraging Your WOSB Certification
Amy Kim, WOSB Manager, Office of Government Contracting, US. Small Business Administration
9:15 to 10:00 WOSB Panel of Federal Contractors
Moderator: Shaun McClary, Business Opportunity Specialist, SBA
Annette Theroux, President & CEO, Pro-West & Associates
Traci Tapani, President, Wyoming Machine, Inc.
Gretchen Stein, President/CEO and Joan Sirotiak, CFO, Owners, Sand Creek Group
10:00 to 10:15 Break
10:15 to 11:00 Techniques for Writing Winning Proposals
Pat Dotter, Southwestern Area Manager, Procurement Technical Assistance Center
11:00 to 12:00 Understanding Federal Buyers
Moderator: Deborah Crumity, Procurement Center Representative, SBAPanelist:
Carolyn Lohman, Contracting Officer, AF 934 CONF/LGC
Aron Khoury, Supplier Diversity Manager, Medtronic
Meaghan Nelson, Contracting Officer, US Fish & Wildlife Service
Kim Ramsey, Small Business Program Manager, USACE
Closing by SBA District Office

2017-08-15 All Partners (squared) MSP LS1