FT. LAUDERDALE, FL - 04/22/2016 — Miami’s award-winning and leading Government Contracting expert Rafael Marrero to Present during FSMSDC 31st Annual Business Expo Friday, April 29, 2016 10:15 AM – 11:45 AM at the Broward County Conventions Center in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Miami’s award-winning Government Contracting and leading small business development expert Rafael Marrero has been announced among a select group of Honored Speakers during the FSMSDC’s 31st Annual Business Expo Friday, April 29, 2016 from 10:15 AM to 11:45 AM at the Broward County Conventions Center in Ft. Lauderdale. Mr. Marrero, the CEO of Rafael Marrero & Company will be presenting on “Selling Goods and Services to Federal, State and Local Governments.” His firm is a nationally certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) assisting other Veteran-Owned, Minority, Women, and Small Businesses become strategic suppliers in the private and public sectors. Marrero also serves as the Government Contracting Chair of the FSMSDC’s MBE Input Committee.
“My workshop presentation will identify contracting opportunities and outline steps to successfully do business with federal, state and local governments.” Marrero encouraged small businesses owners to “discover what opportunities exist for your business in the trillion-dollar Government contracting sector. The topics I will discuss include: how to win contracts, subcontracting opportunities and certifications”. Rafael Marrero is a former Fortune 500 management executive with 30+ years diversified experience as Chief of Staff, Director of Projects, Deputy Chief Information Officer (CIO), and VP of Vendor Management in the telecom, and energy sectors. He was also Director and founder of MasTec's Government Solutions Group (NYSE:MTZ).
Heralded as “Best Management Consulting Company” in Coconut Grove and Miami for two consecutive years (2014 and 2015), Rafael Marrero & Company is a nationally certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) helping companies “Get their Ducks in a Row” by a wide range of services tailored for both large companies and small suppliers focused on vendor management, project management, procurement consulting, supplier diversity, and strategic government marketing. The firm’s professional accolades in 2015 include: Securing Accredited Business (AB) status with the Better Business Bureau (BBB®) with an A+ Rating, as well as nominations for the coveted 2015 “MBE Supplier of the Year” Award, and the prestigious “Doing Well While Doing Good®” Humanitarian Award granted by the FSMSDC.
The Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council (FSMSDC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing access and growth for minority businesses in Florida. The organization’s goal is to increase purchasing from minority businesses by government entities and corporations, while increasing MBEs’ operating capacity through hands-on business assistance, training and access to technology and capital resources. Founded in 1975 in Southern Florida (formerly named the Southern Florida Minority Supplier Development Council—SFMSDC) and expanded to cover all of Florida in 2016, it is one of 23 regional councils affiliated with the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC). The FSMSDC acts as a liaison between corporate America and Minority Business Enterprises in the state of Florida.
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