This August, DynCorp International (DI) Supply Chain and WRSS employees attended the 20th Annual Government Procurement Conference in Arlington, TX. The event was hosted by the University of Texas at Arlington, Cross Timbers Procurement Center, and the Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center (TMAC). This regional conference fosters business partnerships between the U.S. Government, its prime contractors, and small, minority-owned, veteran-owned, service-disabled veteran-owned, HUBZone and women-owned businesses. Now in its 20th year, the Government Procurement Conference has become the premier event for small businesses throughout Texas.
Cross Timbers Procurement Center, which serves as a Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), is funded in part through a cooperative agreement from the Department of Defense (DOD) through a program that is administered by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) and 3rd Party Contributors.
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) presented at the event and was represented by Chris James, Associate Administrator of the Office of Field Operations and Office of Intergovernmental Affairs, and John Shoraka, Associate Administrator of Government Contracting and Business Development, both headquartered in Washington, D.C., Yolanda Garcia Olivarez, SBA Regional Administrator, and the Dallas Area Office of Government Contracting.