The VIB Network is proud of our Chairman Cole Woodman for winning the California Department of Veterans Affairs, John K. Lopez Award for Individual Excellence. Cole is truly dedicated to helping other Veteran businesses and believes with shared knowledge and support all Veterans in business can succeed together. Congratulations Cole, this is well deserved and keep up the great work!
The State Agency Recognition Awards (SARA) was held on Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 in Sacramento. The SARA honors State departments for outstanding achievements in Small Business (SB) and Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) advocacy and for contracting success with SBs and DVBEs.
John K. Lopez Award:
Lopez was instrumental in pioneering entrepreneurial development among disabled veterans and for his efforts is honored by CalVet with the JOHN K. LOPEZ Award for Entrepreneurship Excellence. To forever pay homage to his accomplishments, CalVet annually recognizes a service disabled veteran-owned business with this award.