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Above & Beyond Profile: 2018 Bravo Zulu Award Recipient, Dawn Gilbert

Put Your Heart Into It: 2018 Bravo Zulu Award Recipient Dawn Gilbert  The VIB Network presented the prestigious Bravo Zulu Award for 2018 to Dawn Gilbert, Director of Strategic Sourcing and Diversity for Frontier Communications.  Her professionalism, esteemed reputation and clear passion for her job embody this award’s spirit.   By encouraging suppliers to negotiate contracts [...]

2019-10-24T07:41:26-07:00October 24th, 2019|Categories: News|

2018 Above & Beyond Winner Profile: Become Certified with Ease: DGS wins Government Agency of the Year

2018 Above and Beyond Award winner for Government Agency of the Year was proudly presented to Danetta Jackson and Michael Aguillio, representing the California Department of General Services.  Their work in helping to unite, educate and elevate the veteran business community made this a well-deserved honor. “(Our) function is to help businesses understand how to [...]

2019-10-17T23:03:32-07:00October 17th, 2019|Categories: News|

September 12: VA OSDBU Center for Verification and Evaluation, discusses and answers you questions.

Are you working on the verification or re-verification process? Join us, as Terrence Moultrie, from the VA OSDBU Center for Verification and Evaluation, discusses and answers your questions. Learn about the two-step process for submitting required business documents and how to submit a change to information regarding your firm’s status. Thursday, September 12, 2019 1-2 [...]

2019-09-08T16:25:44-07:00September 8th, 2019|Categories: News|

VIB Network Executive Director Appointed to the California Insurance Diversity Task Force

Commissioner Lara Appoints Members to Insurance Diversity Task Force   News: 2019 Press Release For Release: September 6, 2019 Media Calls Only: 916-492-3566 Email Inquiries: cdipress@insurance.ca.gov Commissioner Lara Appoints Members to Insurance Diversity Task Force Experts and advocates come together to advance diversity in the insurance industry     SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara [...]

2019-09-08T16:05:49-07:00September 8th, 2019|Categories: News|

VIB Chairman at the Utah State Capitol regarding Veteran Business Preference Policy

  On Tuesday, August 27, 2019 VIB Network Chairman Cole Woodman addressed the Utah's Veterans and Military Affairs Commission regarding a Veteran Business Preference Policy. Read the story below from KUER.org         Utah Is One Of 19 States Without A Veteran Preference Policy For State Contracts By ROCIO HERNANDEZ • 17 HOURS AGO Sen. Gregg [...]

2019-08-28T12:09:20-07:00August 28th, 2019|Categories: News|

Above & Beyond Spotlight: Corporation of the Year Award – Reflect How Your Success is Their Success

Jose Espinoza, California Water Service, Edward Simon, California American Water, and Emma Maxie, Golden State Water graciously received 2018’s Corporation of the Year award.  Not only were they recognized for achieving their goal of 1.5% with DVBEs, but all three companies collectively and consistently make efforts to reach out to the veteran business community. Their [...]

2019-08-22T09:37:50-07:00August 18th, 2019|Categories: News|

Webinar Recap: Southern California Edison – New Opportunities in the Electric Utilities Sector – Transportation Electrification and Grid Modernization

The VIB Network is proud to offer this FREE webinar recap in partnership with Southern California Edison. During this webinar you’ll learn about: What is the Utility’s vision in Electrifying the Transportation Sector and creating the Power Grid of the Future What types of service and material suppliers will be needed Discuss forthcoming Bidding Opportunities [...]

2019-06-30T17:12:36-07:00June 30th, 2019|Categories: News|

Learn how California DGS is helping Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE)

What is the California Department of General Services (DGS)? DGS is the business manager for the state of California, providing procurement and business solutions for state agencies, local agencies, resource partners and external customers. Each year, the state purchases 8 to 10 billion dollars’ worth of goods, information technology, construction projects, and professional services. As [...]

2019-06-29T23:25:28-07:00June 29th, 2019|Categories: News|

Webinar Recap: Making Yourself Discoverable on Ariba Presented by Southern California Edison

Watch this unique webinar taught by the experts at Southern California Edison (SCE). They shared insight on working with SCE and information on the Ariba Network they use for contracting and how you can make yourself discoverable for procurement opportunities. Ariba Network makes it easy for buyers and suppliers to collaborate on transactions, strengthen their relationships, [...]

2019-05-19T13:22:35-07:00May 5th, 2019|Categories: News|