The HUBZone program fuels small business growth in historically underutilized business zones with a goal of awarding at least 3% of federal contract dollars to HUBZone-certified companies each year.
Join us this week to learn about program eligibility, certification process and program benefits to small businesses.
Wednesday Webinars with SBA Seattle is an ongoing series of free, virtual, webinars covering a variety of topics to benefit small business owners. On the third Wednesday of each month, we will be focusing on government contracting opportunities, certifications, and business development programs.
About the Presenter
Fernando Cervantes is the Lead Business Opportunity Specialist in the Seattle District’s Spokane Branch office. Fernando joined the SBA following an accomplished career in the U.S. Air Force, most recently from Fairchild Air Force Base. During his service, he was a contracting officer (Level II certification) and worked in several contracting squadrons in the Air Force. In addition to his vast contracting experience, Fernando has demonstrated a commitment to small business success in contracting. He set the squadron small business record with 95% set aside, earning the unit the No. 1 small contracting squadron for women-owned small business and No. 2 for small disadvantaged business for Air Mobility Command.