Get the Cheese is an extension and modeled from the work, experiences and training that author, Vernita Naylor has received and has been providing. Every year the government and corporate entities spend billions on goods and services throughout the U.S. Businesses especially underrepresented and disadvantaged businesses miss out on billions of dollars. How?
1. They are unaware of the opportunities available to them.
2. They don't understand the process of acquiring the opportunities.
3. They are not equipped to take advantage of the opportunities.
4. They don't know what programs are available to them, to help them to take advantage of the opportunities.
Get the Cheese is available online at Amazon.com or at various retailers including Underground Books, 2814 35th Street, Sacramento, CA 95817.
Vernita Naylor, Founder/Owner, Jabez Enterprise Group (JEGroup), Integrated Business Resource (IBR) Company has for over 13 years been providing business development and government contracting education and training services to corporate (B2B) and government (B2G) entities and their stakeholders. She is not only an author of Get the Cheese, Avoid the Traps: An Interactive Guide to Government Contracting, B.E.S.T. Publishing (A Division of Jabez Enterprise Group (JEGroup) but a trailblazer in her own right as being amongst a small group of women and minorities to pen a technical book on government contracting.
She is an industry expert in diversity, inclusion and government contracting. Her experiences: 1) Former federal government employee for over 25 years where she worked throughout several divisions from Federal Supply Schedule (that manages the GSA Schedule), field office and Space Planning to Design and Construction allowing her to work with several stakeholders; 2) Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Business Economic Input (D/FWMBEIC) Vice-Chair working closely with public and corporate sectors on diversity, inclusion and government contracting efforts and 3) as a disadvantaged business owner working with government and corporate entities has helped her in obtaining a well-rounded knowledge in the field and in being an industry expert. Additionally, she has matched qualified suppliers with buyers to help to meet their diversity and inclusion goals.
Through her company, JEGroup she used several outlets to successfully educate businesses and their stakeholders. These outlets ranged from her book, written articles, training, panels and consulting to motivational speaking. Clients include Silicon Valley Black Chamber of Commerce (SVBCC); American Express; Scotts Valley Tribal TANF; Richmond Black Chamber of Commerce (RCOC); 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.