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FBISD’s Small Business Enterprise Program to host Quarterly Workshop, Jan. 29 (11/22/2019)

FORT BEND ISD (November 22, 2019) – On Wednesday, January 29, Fort Bend ISD’s Small Business Enterprise Program will host a workshop on “Contract Compliance and Monitoring and Upcoming 2018 Bond Projects”. The event will take place at the FBISD Administrative Annex (3119 Sweetwater Blvd., Sugar Land, 77479), 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 Jan. 29 workshop include:

 

The General Contractor/Subcontractor – Contract Compliance & Monitoring

  • Michelle Levi, Elite Image Tax and Notary Service

 

Upcoming 2018 Bond Projects

  • Kamila Andrzejak, FBISD Design & Construction
  • Jeanette Boleware, Mastering the Maze of Small Business Forms

 

SBEP Certification Process

  • Monique Pettaway, Metro Transit Authority
  • Pedro Garcia, Port of Houston Authority
  • Porscha Jackson, City of Houston
  • Gaye Spears-Madison, U.S. Small Business Administration
     

Financial Aspects

  • Anthony Lopez, LiftFund
  • Yongmei Wu, Chase Bank
  • Irene Paul, Woodforest National Bank
  • Beth Blankenship, Wells Fargo Bank
  • Maria Euceda-Cruz, Regions Bank
     

Networking

  • General Contractor/Subcontractor
  • William Klineberg, Score
  • Laurence Rice, The Rice Business Report
     

Individuals interested in attending the workshop may register online. If you’re interested in purchasing a vendor exhibit booth, please complete and submit the SBEP Workshop Vendor Booth Form.

 

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 sbep@fortbendisd.com or (281) 327-7195.

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