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
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
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
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.