Veterans, having faced challenges and adversities together, share a bond that transcends the confines of military service.
The transition from military service to civilian life can be both exciting and challenging. For many veterans, the call to serve doesn’t end when they hang up their uniform; it merely shifts to a new battlefield – the world of entrepreneurship.
🏌️♂️⛳ Get ready to tee off with us at the Veteran Owned Business Roundtable’s 10th Annual Scholarship Golf Outing! Coming up on Monday, August 21, 2023, at the beautiful West Shore and Grosse Ile Golf & Country Clubs. Last year, we raised $19,000 to support the education of military dependents.
In addition to the benefits for veteran-owned businesses, the SBA’s new Veteran Business Certification also offers significant benefits for large corporations. Large corporations can benefit from using the SBA’s certification when determining which veteran certification to use for their supplier diversity programs.
The Small Business Administration (SBA) recently introduced its new Veteran Business Certification, aimed at helping veteran-owned businesses gain access to more federal contracting opportunities and resources.
What everyone hopes will be a seamless transfer actively began in 2022. The Veterans Administration’s (VA) verification process for Service-Disabled (SD) and/or Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB) has been transferred to the Small Business Administration (SBA). According to the VA and SBA, the goal is to implement section 862 of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2021.
1. Do your homework.
The more you know about government agencies and their needs, the better your chances will be of winning contracts. You should consider each year reviewing the federal budget in an effort to anticipate government purchasing needs. “You have to turn data into intelligence.
Congress Approves Government-wide SDVOSB Certification Requirements Eliminates SBA’s Self-Certification Process
April 28, 2021 – The Veteran Owned Business Roundtable (VOBRT) today announced full support for the new order from Congress to adopt a singular VA process for certifying service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses (SDVOSB). The Congressional act eliminates the once accepted Small Business Administration’s (SBA) self-certification process.
Veterans, community, and businesses benefit as Fifth Third Bank Foundation grants $25,000 to VDLC, a local support group supporting veteran-owned businesses. Non-profit charitable organization Veteran Development and Leadership Corporation (VDLC) is the recipient of a $25,000 grant awarded by the Fifth Third Bank Foundation.
Veteran Owned Business Round Table Names Honda Purchasing Senior VP, Tom Lake, as President of Corporate Advisory Board
Board appointment of Tom Lake, Senior Vice President of Purchasing at Honda of America Mfg., Inc. Lake will assume the role of President for the Corporate Advisory Board.