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    • Wednesday, January 28, 2015
    • 10:30 - 12:00
    • The Caesar Chavez Library 163 E. San Jacinto Perris 92570
    Free Admission

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    Marketing to the State

    You've learned how to market to the County, now learn how to market to the State with Wayne Gross as your guide. 

    Wayne Gross
    Department of General Services
    Outreach Liaison Subcommittees

    Event Details

    Wednesday, January 28

    10:30am - 12:00pm

    The Caesar Chavez Library
    163 E. San Jacinto
    Perris 92570

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    Speaker Bio

    Wayne Gross has thirty-nine years of customer service skills starting from his early days as a USAF Captain. Wayne currently serves as a Customer Liaison and SB/DVBE Advocate for the State of California Department of General Services, Procurement Division, Certification and Outreach Branch. In this role, he educates the business community and ensures that Small Business (SB) and Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) businesses can access their share of state contracts.   Wayne received two 2012 State Agency Recognition Awards for his advocacy and support of SBs and DVBEs seeking to understand and navigate the State's procurement system. These awards honor state departments and employees for their best practices, creativity and outstanding achievements to advance California's SB programs and DVBE programs. Recently, Wayne was awarded the Spotlight Award in recognition of his total body of public service work, his commitment to the economic health and vitality of Bay Area businesses and communities, exemplary leadership, by the Bay Area Business Roundtable. Furthermore, the North San Diego Small Business Development Center (SBDC) 2014 SBDC Business Builder Award for unwavering commitment and continued contributions to the local business community and for providing an invaluable resource for local businesses was presented to him by Marie Waldron, Assemblymember 75th District and Bruce Maienschein, Assemblymember 77th District.  Wayne holds a Master’s degree in Business Management from Golden Gate University.  


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