FBISD’s Small Business Enterprise Program to Host Meeting Sept. 26

FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – Fort Bend ISD’s Small Business Enterprise Program is hosting its first meeting of the 2018-19 school year on Wednesday, Sept. 26, from […]

FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – Fort Bend ISD’s Small Business Enterprise Program is hosting its first meeting of the 2018-19 school year on Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the FBISD Triplex, 550 Julie Rivers in Sugar Land. The SBEP is teaming up with the Woman’s Contractor Association, Houston Community College and University of Houston for this meeting.

 Contractors, subcontractors and other small businesses that are interested in partnering with the district and learning more about projects included in Phase 3 of the 2014 Bond Program are invited to attend. Those in attendance will also learn more about construction and non-construction small business opportunities.

 September’s Meeting Agenda

 General Contractor/Subcontractor – “Project Management”

LaTosha Norwood – L’Renee & Associates

 

Upcoming Projects

Gaurav Agarwal, Jacobs Engineering

Kamila Andrzejak, Design & Construction

Julie Hartman, Certified Proposal Manager and Trainer

SBE Certification Process

Monique Pettaway, Metro Transit Authority

Akeliah Hicks, Port of Houston Authority

Will Norwood, City of Houston

Gaye Spears-Madison, U.S. Small Business Administration

 

Financial Aspects

Anthony Lopez, Liftfund

Yongmei Wu, Chase Bank

Irene Paul, Woodforest National Bank

Beth Blankenship, Wells Fargo Bank

Zafar Khan, Wallis State Bank

Jimmie Jones II, BB&T

Cynthia Chapa, Regions Bank

KyKy Edwards, BBVA Compass

 

Networking

General Contractor/Subcontractor

Women Contractor Association

William Klineberg, Score

Laurence Rice, The Rice Business Report

 Register online if you’re interested in attending.

 Fill out the SBEP Workshop Vendor Booth Form if you’re interested in getting a vendor exhibit booth.

 The SBEP was adopted by the FBISD Board of Trustees following voter approval of the $484 million bond program. Learn more at www.fortbendisd.com/sbep, or contact Jeanette Boleware, FBISD Small Business Enterprise Coordinator at 281-327-7697 or the SBEP team at 281-327-7195.

 

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