OAKLAND, CA – Vernita Naylor, a West Oakland Native, Founder/Owner, Jabez Enterprise Group (JEGroup), Integrated Business Resource (IBR) Company that has been providing business development and government contracting education and training services to both corporate (B2B) and government (B2G) entities and their stakeholders for over thirteen (13) years was recently chosen as one of the Nation’s Top 100 Most Pioneering Small Business Owners and received a special invitation to the White House. During her time at the White House Vernita will be leading the charge in giving a voice to underrepresented business owners in how the government can better serve these business owners. Vernita is also a trailblazer in her own right as being the only minority woman to pen a technical guide on government contracting, Get the Cheese, Avoid the Traps: An Interactive Guide to Government Contracting, B.E.S.T. Publishing (A Division of Jabez Enterprise Group (JEGroup).
Get the Cheese, Avoid the Traps: An Interactive Guide to Government Contracting is a highly anticipated step-by-step guide designed to help business owners whether they are start-ups, growing or mature. Every year the government and corporate entities spend billions on goods and services throughout the U.S. Businesses, especially underrepresented and disadvantaged, miss out on these billions of dollars every year. Get the Cheese will help business owners make the transition to becoming a more effective government supplier. Get the Cheese is available online at Amazon.com and at several retailers.
Vernita is an industry expert in diversity, inclusion and government contracting. Her experiences: 1) Former federal government employee for over 25 years; 2) Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Business Economic Input (D/FWMBEIC) Vice-Chair and 3) as an underrepresented business owner working with both government and corporate entities. She has matched qualified suppliers with buyers to help the buyers meet their diversity and inclusion goals. She is sought after for speaking engagements, book signings, as well as consulting, training and education services. JEGroup measures business success and its ROI by three factors: 1) repeat business, 2) customer testimonies and 3) referrals.
Clients include Silicon Valley Black Chamber of Commerce (SVBCC); American Express; Scotts Valley Tribal TANF; Richmond Black Chamber of Commerce (RCOC); Richmond Main Street; SCORE; SF Small Business Week; SBA; Examiner.com; Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce; Women's Initiative; Green For All; Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) and Random House.
Vernita holds a Project Management Certification, U.C. Berkeley and Business Management Bachelor’s Degree, San Francisco State University. Subscribe to JEGroup by Blog at http://jegroup2011.wordpress.com, @JEGroupBiz or jabezenterprisegroup.com.
If you are a business owner and interested in getting your voice heard here is how you can do it. Send her your concerns on your business letterhead with your contact information no later than April 30 to firstname.lastname@example.org. Email Subject: Small Businesses Speak At The White House.