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The 2014 Small Business Awards Winners
The U.S. Small Business Administration congratulates the following recipients:

Arlington Chamber Small Business of the Year

SBDC of the Year
Best Southwest SBDC
Loletha Moore, Acting Director

SCORE Chapter of the Year
Fort Worth SCORE Chapter 120
Mike Reid, Chair

Region VI Prime Contractor of the Year
David Shutler
Utility Systems Solutions, Inc.


Galactic Performance Solutions
Daniel Mohore

Southern Flair Photography
Dwayne Lee


Dental Health Arlington
Nancy Minion Blinn


iKids Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. Randy Hamilton

U.S. Small Business Administration Awards

Minority Small Business

Francine D. Hawkins-Alegeh
F.D. Hawkins Painting & Remodeling

Woman in Business
Rebecca Ann Hicks
Hicks Law Group

Financial Services
Jimmy Bennett
Jimmy Ray Bennett, CPA
Arlington City Council

Veteran Small Business
Jim Reid
Momentum Texas, Inc.

Home-based Business
Gregory Jackman Sakwa
Greycon, Inc. DBA Grey Construction

Entrepreneural Success of the Year
Evan Shelan

Family-owned Business of the Year
Marvin Groves, Jr.
Marvin Groves Electric, Inc.

Young Entrepreneur of the Year
John Lee Stoiloff
Stoiloff Insurance Company

Small Business Exporter of the Year
Gregg Cobb
Precise Energy Products, Inc.

Small Business Person of the Year
Nick Pencis
Stanley's Famous Pit BBQ, Inc.


Government Contracting SBDC

Charles Waldrop, Director
Bill J. Priest Institute
of El Centro College
1402 Corinth Street
Dallas, Texas 75215
Phone: (214) 860-5889
Fax: (214) 860-5867
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Our Goal is to Help Your Business Grow

For the 49-county northeast Texas area, we serve as a liaison between you and a variety of business organizations all committed to the same objective it's building a solid, long-term relationship that will help your company improve and grow.

Whether it's helping you identify new government markets or assisting you with preparing bid documents, the expert technical assistance we provide eliminates the red tape and helps you overcome the challenges you face as a business owner.

Get the Facts

  • Government is the largest buyer in the U.S.
  • Government buys over $750 billion in products and services annually
  • Government is a reliable, continuous source of business
  • Government buys all types of supplies and services, including construction

Consider the Benefits

  • Minimize time-consuming tracking of bid opportunities
  • Complete government buying correctly the first time
  • Stay up-to-date on changes in buying regulations
  • Retrieve bid information instantly using latest technology

Helping Your Business Make It Happen

  • Experienced procurement specialists
  • Customized services tailored to your company�s needs
  • Access to thousands of government buying opportunities
  • Extensive assistance at each stage of the contracting process
  • Training to assist your business in complying with government requirements
  • Results, not words!

Our services and resources include

  • Automated bid matching from thousands of buying offices, tailored to individual client specifications
  • Assistance in obtaining solicitations, references, specifications, and drawings from buying offices
  • Assistance with obtaining certification as a small, minority-owned or woman-owned business
  • Networking opportunities with general contractors and trade organizations
  • Market research to locate government agencies that buy your products or services
  • Referrals to other assistance activities
  • Access to library of federal, state and local procurement resources
  • Assistance with bid package preparation
  • Information on federal/state/local procurement actions
  • Information on electronic commerce/electronic data interchange
  • Pre/post-award contract assistance
  • Workshops and seminars on a variety of contracting topics
  • Assistance with preparing bidders mailing list applications
  • Help in locating subcontracting opportunities
  • Assistance with marketing on the Internet


This series of seminars helps small business owners learn how to offer goods and services to government agencies. Go to the NTSBDC Training Calendar and select __Government Contracting SBDC for our workshops and seminars.

In addition to the services described above, the Government Contracting SBDC, in coordination with its host organization, the Bill J. Priest Institute for Economic Development, provides business advising and training services to the small businesses located in the Business Incubation Center (BIC) at the Institute. For more information on the BIC, including how to become a tenant, call 214-860-5900.

Visit the SBA's Contracting page for more information on government contracting.

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