Ilene Giles

Ilene has dedicated over twenty years to federal contracts and is the author of, "Road to Business Growth in the GSA Program" Ilene is known for working with vendors who struggle with GSA contracts and its processes. She is a former GSA contract specialist who has helped over five hundred vendors worldwide in winning federal business with a GSA schedule, contact Ilene for a free consultation

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Final Rule Issued By SBA On Past Performance Ratings

A final rule has been issued by SBA that would allow small business with two forms of obtaining past performance ratings in compliance with Section 868of fiscal year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act. According to the Federal Register the rule will become effective August 22, 2022. The two methods that small business will be able …

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GSA Talks Supplier Diversity

Earlier this month the Associate Administrator for GSA’s Office of Government-wide Policy addressed questions regarding contracting opportunities for minority business, service procurement streamlining strategies, and inclusive contracting goals. The AA stated that the agency is working hard on increasing the share of federal contracts with small and disadvantaged businesses. Last year the agency increased contract …

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GSA Collavorates To Expand Support Of LGBTQI Business

GSA Collaborates To Expand Support Of LGBTQI Owned Business

Earlier this month GSA announced a collaboration with the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC). This collaboration will enhance access to GSA contracting opportunities for LGBTQI owned businesses. A Memorandum of Understanding drawn on June 29, 2022 aligns with GSA’s Equity Action Plan, and the current Biden-Harris administration’s efforts to address economic concerns regarding underserved …

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