A big thank you to all of our presenters at this year’s event. Many have graciously offered their presentations and handout for download. These will only be available until December 15, 2013. All documents can be found at https://www.dropbox.com/sh/jsiuyn6uzsagi8w/JHT0MP1tdp.

Monday, September 9, 2013
Investing in Ourselves – Building the Foundations of Economic Success within the Native Community

  • Daucey Brewington, Executive Director, Two Rivers CDC and Native PTAC

What’s Happening in Indian Country

  • Kevin Allis, Forest County Potawatomi Community, Executive Director, NACA

Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Effective Teaming Panel: Highlighting Successful Teams – Tribe to Tribe, Large business to Tribe, Tribe to large business and Large business to Native small business

  • PJ O’Brien, Director of sales and marketing, Korsmo
  • Paul Miles, General Manager, Construction & Marketing Services for International Projects, Apollo Federal Services
  • Mike Russell, Jr., President, Vulcan Products

Financing and Bonding Panel

  • Steve Smith, Vice President and Senior Relationship Manager, EastWest Bank
  • Jason Cooper, Vice President of Sales, Mahorsky Group
  • Linda Laws, Business Opportunity Specialist (BOS) 8(a) Business Development Program and Lender Relations Specialist (LRS), U.S. Small Business Administration
  • Tina Bradley, Surety Bond Guarantee Specialist, U.S. Small Business Administration’s Surety Bond Guaranty Program – Seattle Bond Office
  • Jim Stanley, Senior Vice President, Craft3

Prime Panel: Mentoring and Guiding Business Growth

  • Dennis Farrow, Advantage Technology Construction
  • Paul Miles, General Manager, Construction & Marketing Services for International Projects, Apollo Federal Services
  • Herb Fricke, PE, President, Cooper Zietz Engineers, Inc.

Using the Tools Available Panel: Veteran and Indian specific tools

  • Randy Blair, Business Development Manager, WHPacific
  • Marc Frederick, VISN 20, SB Sp., Department of Veterans Affairs Network Contracting Office
  • Dennis Farrow, President, Advantage Technology Construction
  • Anthony Briggs, Program Manager, Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Working with Tribes Panel: What You Need to Know

  • Terry Gobin, TERO Director, Tulalip Tribes
  • Noel Higa, Director, Port Gamble Development Authority
  • Brian Porter, Vice President and TERO Director, Swinomish Indian Community
  • Chris Richardson, Managing Director, Chehalis Tribal Enterprises

Pitfalls and Snake Oil: Consumer Reports

  • Mark, R. “Hawk” Thomas, Managing Counsel, Reid Law PC

Marketing to Government Agencies Panel: Tips and Tricks from Your Clients

  • Lucy Leu, Deputy for Small Business, Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center Puget Sound NAVSUP
  • Charles Hill, Director, Acquisition Management, US Forest Service
  • Diane Kosteleky, Naval Undersea Warfare Center- Keyport
  • Kimberly Williams, WSDOT
  • Claudia Christensen, Procurement Manager, UW

Manufacturing Panel

  • Shawn Intagliata, President, UNICO Inc.
  • Del Bonds, Board Member Two Rivers CDC and Managing Member, Innovative Green Building Systems, LLC

Presenters who couldn’t make even offered their materials

Victoria Ghent, Small Business Programs, Mission and Installation Contracting Command, Joint Base Lewis-McChord WA