Veteran Service Org. Roundtable: Interagency Task Force Report 2012

Washington D.C. Metro Area, November 1, 2012-  Ms. Marie Johns, the Deputy Administrator of the SBA and Rhett Jeppson, the Associate Administrator for the Office of Veterans Business Development hosted the Small Business Administrations (SBA) Veteran Service Organization Roundtable. The meeting was attended by Mr. Mark Adams representing the American Legion as a Member of the President’s Task Force on Veterans Business Development. Numerous other Veteran Support Organizations including:

  • Captain Todd Veazie- USN, the Executive Director of Joining Forces, of The Office of the First Lady
  • Charles Baker- American Legion Business Task Force
  • David Canada- Program Manager, US Agency for International Development
  • Ric Davidge (attending by phone)- National Chairman of Government Affairs, Vietnam Veterans of America
  • Drew Davis- Executive Director, Reserve Officers Association
  • Ryan Gallucci- Deputy Legislative Director, Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • Wayne Gatewood- Independent Veterans Advocate
  • Jeffrey Hall- Assistant Legislative Director, Disabled American Veterans
  • Patricia Henriques- Fellow, National Center for Veterans’ Studies
  • Jim Mingey- President, Veterans Corporation
  • Christina Roof- Legislative Associate, Iraq & Afghanistan Veterans of America
  • Joe Sharpe- National Economic Director, American Legion
  • Lisa Stern- Executive Vice President, Wounded Warrior Project
  • Cheryl Tabor- Independent Veterans Advocate
  • Joe Wynn- President, The Veterans Enterprise Training, & Services Group

The SBA presented an update of the Interagency Task Force Report to the President for 2012 and reviewed a number of Government wide issues regarding supporting veterans success as small business owners.  The opportunity for Wymond Associates in this meeting and the others as well is twofold.  One, to be directly involved with providing input in the Federal Government decision making process for developing SDVOSB contracting opportunities and, two, through this direct involvement, to positively affect the small business opportunities for all Service Disabled Veteran Owned businesses and, as a result, directly support Wymond’s business growth for the future.

About Wymond Associates

Founded in 2001, Wymond Associates is an information technology firm specializing in core software development, enterprise management, systems integration, project management, information management, IT consulting, help desk solutions and more for federal, state and local organizations.

Wymond has designed technical solutions for the U.S. Patent and Trade Office, BB&T Bank, The U.S. Marine Corps, The Office of the Comptroller and Currency, and frequently works with the nation’s top contractors including SAIC and ManTech to fill specific competency needs and staffing gaps.

Wymond is a Service Disabled, Veteran Owned (SDVO) company and qualifies for the Small Business Set Aside (SBSA) program.

Vince Burgher
(703) 309-1099