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Anniston Army Depot

Gregory A. Wynne Small Business Administrator - Small Business Office
ATTN: TAAN-SBO Anniston, AL 36201-4199
Phone 256.240.3398
Fax 256.235.6353

Department Of Defense – Missile Defense Agency, (MDA)

Lorena Henderson Outreach Program Manager - Office of Small Business Programs
Building 522, Martin Road Redstone Arsenal, AL 35898
Phone 256.450.2871
Fax 256.450.2506

The Missile Defense Agency’s (MDA’s) mission is to provide guidance and technical assistance to advance the growth and development of small businesses and HBCU/MI’s in becoming competitive contractors.

Dept. of Veteran Affairs – VA Southeast Network (VISN 7)

Maureen Fowler Small Bus. Specialist
Atlanta, GA
Phone 706.733.0188 x1123

OSDBU seeks to enable SDVOSB, VOSB, Small Disadvantaged Businesses, HUBZone Businesses, and Woman-Owned Small Businesses to add value to the work of VA. OSDBU provides outreach and liaison support to businesses (small and large) and other members of the public and private sectors concerning Small Business Acquisition issues. OSDBU is responsible for monitoring VA implementation and execution of the socioeconomic programs.

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) – Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection

John E. Olsen Community Affairs Specialist
2511 Fairlane Drive Montgomery, AL 36116
Phone 334.271.5213 x4719
Fax 334.277.4856

The Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection (DSC) Community Affairs Program function is to support the FDIC’s mission to promote stability and public confidence in the nation’s financial system.

Internal Revenue Service – Communications & Liaison

Nora Gunn Senior Stakeholder Liaison
801 Tom Martin Drive Birmingham, AL 35211
Phone 205.912.5524
Fax 205.912.5070

The office works with a wide array of entities to enhance the public’s understanding of the IRS and its mission, programs and policies.

Internal Revenue Service – Small Business/Self Employed Division

Nora Huffman Stakeholder Liaison
801 Tom Martin Drive Birmingham, AL 35211
Phone 205.912.5255
Fax 205.912.5070

The IRS Small Business/Self Employed Division offers a broad range of resources across federal and state agencies, as well as industry/profession specific information for self-employed entrepreneurs, employers and businesses.

Internal Revenue Service (IRS) – Office of Procurement Policy

Ms. Lori Aviles or Ms. Sandra Dubose Small Business Specialist - Southeast Procurement Branch
2888 Woodcock Blvd. Atlanta, GA 30341
Phone 404.338.9204 x4043389221
Fax 404.338.9203

The types of acquisitions most frequently performed in the area procurement offices are: (1) statistical support services; (2) surveillance equipment; (3) health services; (4) minor construction; (5) custodial services; (6) building operations and maintenance; (7) utilities; (8) security guard services; (9) recruitment advertising; (10) moving and hauling services; (11) copier services; (12) appraisal services; and (13) training services.

Each area procurement office has an appointed small business specialist to assist small business concerns. The area small business specialists are available to communicate with small business concerns via phone, fax, mail, or e-mail and are also available to meet personally with small businesses by appointment.

Maxwell Air Force Base

Marsha Goodman Small Business Specialist
42 CONS/CCB Maxwell AFB, AL 36112
Phone 334.953.3541
Fax 334.953.2453

The 42nd Contracting Squadron provides contractural foundation for education and technical training, Base Operating Support (BOS), construction, commodities and myriad of services in support of the 42nd Air Base Wing, Air University, Headquarters Operations and Sustainment Systems Group (OSSG) and 53 tenant units. Completes over 47,000 contractural actions annually valued in excess of $188M. Finally, maintains a deployable force to meet peace and wartime contingency.

Missle Defense Agency (MDA) – Department of Defense

Jerrol Sullivan Outreach Manager - Office of Small Business Programs
ATTN: MDA/DAS Redstone Arsenal, AL 35898
Phone 256.955.4827
Fax 256.313.0435

NASA/MSFC Small Business Office

David Brock Small Business Specialist
Procurement Office, MC PS01 Huntsville, AL 35812
Phone 256.544.0267
Fax 256.544.5851

NASA/MSFC Small Business Office staff provides guidance designed to provide a better understanding of MSFC’s operations and assist your company in obtaining business from NASA-MSFC and its prime contractors.

Office of Advocacy – U.S. Small Business Administration

Mark Berson Regional Advocate - AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, TN
233 Peachtree Street, N.E. Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone 404.331.3081
Fax 202.481.6410

The independent voice for small business in the Federal Government and the source of small business statistics. Advocacy is an independent voice for small business within the federal government and is the watchdog for the Regulatory Flexibility Act (RFA). Advocacy advances the views and concerns of small business before Congress, the White House, the federal agencies, the federal courts and state policy makers.

Social Security Administration (SSA) – Alabama Field Office

Roy S. Bradford Wage Reporting Liaison Officer
2450 Presidents Drive Montgomery, AL 36116
Phone 334.223.7013
Fax 334.272.7630

The Wage Reporting Liaison can assist employers with: W-2 filing procedures, W-2 and 941 Reconciliation IRS problems, problems with missing or incorrect W-2 reports and employee name and social security number verification procedures.

U.S. Army Aviation & Missile Command

Phyillis A. Pond Small Business Specialist - Office of Small Business Programs
Attn: AMSAM-SB Redstone Arsenal, AL 35898
Phone 256.842.6236
Fax 256.842.0085

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Ms. Patricia James Deputy of Small Business Programs - Office of Small Business Programs
4820 University Square Huntsville, AL 35816
Phone 256.895.1050
Fax 256.895.1049

We are here to assist Small, Disadvantaged, HUBZone, Veteran-Owned and Woman-Owned Business in doing business with the government by ensuring access to the Huntsville Center’s contract opportunities.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Mobile District Small Business Office

Cy C.Simons Procurement Analyst - Office of Small Business Programs
CESAM-DB Mobile, AL 36628
Phone 251.690.3579
Fax 251.441.5047

U.S. Department of Commerce – Birmingham U.S. Export Assistance Center

Robert Stackpole Director & Senior International Trade Specialist
Export Assistance Center Birmingham, AL 35203-1128
Phone 205.731.1333
Fax 205.731.0076

Our experienced staff of International Trade Specialists located in Alabama are committed to helping your business export. Our trade experts assist U.S. firms in exporting their products and services by providing comprehensive counseling and advice, through timely and accurate intelligence regarding foreign markets, by identifying qualified international buyers and representatives, by advocating on their behalf, and by providing comprehensive solutions to whatever challenges they may encounter.

U.S. Dept. of Commerce – Minority Bus. Dev. Agency

Rodney C. Baker Business Development Specialist
Atlanta National Enterprise Center Atlanta, GA 30308-3516
Phone 404.730.3307
Fax 404.730.3313

The Minority Business Development Agency mission is to enhance the growth and expansion of minority business enterprises.

U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs – Center for Veterans Enterprise (00VE)

Tyrone Lassiter E.O. 13360 Compliance Officer
810 Vermont Avenue, N.W. Washington, DC 20420
Phone 866.584.2344 x5240
Fax 202.303.3314

Our mission in CVE is to improve the business climate for veterans, to minimize access barriers and to inform the public about the benefits of working with veteran-owned small businesses.

U.S. SBA – Alabama District Office

Tom Todt District Director
801 Tom Martin Drive Birmingham, AL 35211
Phone 205.290.7101 x263
Fax 205.290.7404

Free counseling, advice and information on starting and/or expanding a business is available through a network of Small Business Development Centers (SBDC), the Service Corps of Retired Executives Association (SCORE), and the Women’s Business Centers.

USDA Rural Development

Allen Bowen Business Programs/ Acting Program Director
Sterling Centre Ofc Bldg Montgomery, AL 36106-3683
Phone 334.279.3623
Fax 334.279.3459

Guaranteed Loans, Direct Loans and Grants are available through USDA Rural Development. Funds are available in the form of guaranteed loans through a local lender, and direct loans and grants directly from the U.S. Treasury.

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