As the Indiana PTAC State Director, Ms. Jeffers is committed to helping Indiana small businesses compete for and win government contracts. Ms. Jeffers and her PTAC Team work throughout the state of Indiana offering free one-on-one counseling, resource assistance and training and providing networking opportunities. Ms. Jeffers worked briefly with the Indiana Small Business Development Center (ISBDC) as Network Program Manager and continues to work for the success of all Hoosier small businesses. Before heading back to serve the state of Indiana, Ms. Jeffers was a stay-at-home mom for five, busy children. Ms. Jeffers was with the Indiana Department of Transportation for over 10 years in various roles which included the head of the Project Management Section. She managed approximately 30 projects worth more than $2 billion. In that role she developed scopes of work, participated in consultant selection and negotiated contracts for federally funded projects.