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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 256.450.2872
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 Huffman Senior Stakeholder Liaison
417 20th Street North Birmingham, AL 35203
Phone 205.761.4849
Fax 877.477.8122

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 (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.

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

Bruce LeVell Regional Advocate - AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, TN
233 Peachtree Street, N.E. Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone 404.625.5312
Fax 202.481.6410

The regional advocates help identify regulatory concerns of small business by monitoring the impact of federal and state policies at the grassroots level. Their work goes far to develop programs and policies that encourage fair regulatory treatment of small business and help ensure their future growth and prosperity.

Office of International Trade – U.S. Small Business Administration

David Leonard Regional Export Finance Manager - AL, GA, KY, Central & Western TN
230 Peactree Street NW Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone 404.730.2706

As SBA’s office for the support of small business international trade development, the Office of International Trade works in cooperation with other federal agencies and public- and private-sector groups to encourage small business exports and to assist small businesses seeking to export. Through 21 U.S. Export Assistance Centers, SBA district offices and a variety of service-provider partners, we direct and coordinate SBA’s ongoing export initiatives in an effort to encourage small businesses going global.

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
2 North Twentieth Street; Suite 325 Birmingham, AL 35203
Phone 205.290.7101
Fax 205.731.0170

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.

U.S. SBA – Mobile Alternative Worksite

Brent McMahan Senior Area Manager
1141 Montlimar Drive; Suite 1007 Mobile, AL 36609
Phone 251.544.7401
Fax 202.741.7090

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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