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Jim Haddan
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Evansville, IN 47708
Email 812-340-5174
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Updates from SBA on Veteran Small Business Certification Program

SBA has recently shared updates related to the SBA’s new Veteran Small Business Certification (VetCert) program. VetCert implements changes outlined in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 (NDAA 2021) which directs the certification function from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to SBA as of January 1, 2023. On December 6, 2022, … 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