Kevin Keefe, Kauffman & Associates, Inc., discusses business structure components (human resource, payroll, legal, accounting, other overhead costs) and functioning with a lean business structure.
John Dicus, of the U.S. Small Business Administration, discusses other business certification eligibility requirements and the application process.
JoAnn Kauffman, President, Kauffman & Associates, Inc., discusses growing a business after gaining 8(a) certification and lessons learned along the way.
Elizabeth Bohnee, Project Manager for NNV, discusses Native community development financial institutions (CDFIs), services offered by Native CDFIs, and eligibility or requirements for funding.
Monica Simeon and Marina TurningRobe, owners of Sister Sky Inc., discuss their experience obtaining 8(a) certification and lessons learned along the way.
Ron Perry, President of Teya Technologies, discusses best practices for a business exiting an 8(a) program.
Elizabeth Bohnee, Project Manager for NNV, discusses the process for a small business to obtain business surety bonds to bid on federal 8a contracts.