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Vermillion, Parke, Putnam, Boone, Hendricks, Morgan, Johnson, Marion, Hamilton, Hancock, Shelby, Henry, Rush, Fayette, Wayne, Union
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Nathan Lofton
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1 North Capitol
Suite 700
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Email 317-607-0575
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Unique Entity Identifier Update

Government Transition from DUNS Number to New Unique Entity Identifier Will Occur on April 4, 2022 By April of 2022, the federal government will stop using the DUNS number to uniquely identify entities. At that point, entities doing business with the federal government will use a Unique Entity Identifier (SAM) created in SAM.gov. They will no … more »

Small Business Barriers with the Department of Defense

Sept. 8, 2021 Small businesses are the economic engine of our nation. They are our job creators, innovators and contribute daily to the mission of the Department of Defense (DoD). DoD is committed to increasing opportunities for small businesses, including those from underserved communities, to compete for defense contracts. As Deputy Secretary Hicks stressed in … more »

What Changed with beta.SAM.gov and SAM.gov

On May 24th, 2021, SAM.gov will merge with beta.SAM.gov, becoming one system. This milestonemarks the culmination of significant work with IAE system users and stakeholders across the boardwho all have helped create what will be the new SAM.gov. The new SAM.gov—that will now be muchmore than a registration system—incorporates customer-focused functionality changes, improving theoverall experience … more »
“We all really enjoyed meeting with you yesterday. There are so many opportunities out there, and apparently a lot of help getting them also, but you have to know where to look. I appreciate that you make working with the government not seem quite so intimidating. I’m very excited to have you as a new resource!”
Perfection Hydraulics – Kristi Klamer, CEO, Perfection Hydraulics
“Wading through the complicated DBE certification process took many hours, and I would not have completed it without the patience of Diana. I’ve come to call her my coach. We are now seeing the fruits of our labor as a subcontractor with exciting new contacts and access to government contracts that we would never have seen before now. She was right, people ARE looking for us.”
Julie Olthoff, President, VIA Marketing