Fort Bend ISD’s Small Business Enterprise Program to host quarterly workshop, Oct. 30 (9/12/2019)
FORT BEND ISD (September 12, 2019) – On Wednesday, October 30, Fort Bend ISD’s Small Business Enterprise Program will host a workshop on “Overcoming Small Business Obstacles and Upcoming 2018 Bond Projects”. The event will take place in the library, Room 111, of the FBISD Triplex Center (550 Julie Rivers Drive, Sugar Land, 77478), from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
The meeting is open to contractors, subcontractors and other small business representatives who are interested in partnering with Fort Bend ISD and learning more about projects included in the 2018 Bond Program. Attendees will also learn more about construction and non-construction small business opportunities.
Topics to be addressed at the Oct. 30 workshop include:
The General Contractor/Subcontractor Overcoming Small Business Obstacles – Michelle Levi, President of Elite Image Tax & Notary Service
Small Business Nuggets Corner – Julie Irvin Hartman, Certified Proposal Manager
Upcoming 2018 Bond Projects
Kamila Andrzejak, FBISD Design & Construction
SBEP Certification Process
Monique Pettaway, Metro Transit Authority
Pedro Garcia, Port of Houston Authority
Will Norwood, City of Houston
Gaye Spears-Madison, U.S. Small Business Administration
Financial Aspects – Local Banks and Financial Institutions
About the Small Business Enterprise Program (SBEP):
The FBISD Board of Trustees adopted the Small Business Enterprise Program. In Nov. 2018, Fort Bend ISD voters approved the 2018 Bond, a $992.6 million package that includes funding for the construction of new schools and classroom additions, safety and security enhancements, renovations to address maintenance and adequacy throughout the District, and transportation and technology needs. To learn more about the Small Business Enterprise Program, visit www.fortbendisd.com/sbep or contact Jeanette Boleware, FBISD Small Business Enterprise Coordinator, at (281) 327-7697 or the SBEP team at firstname.lastname@example.org or (281) 327-7195.