February 2020
Upcoming Workshops
Laying the Groundwork to Federal Contracting
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Gateway Community College
108 N. 40th St.
Phoenix, AZ 85034
Parking: SO Building - Southeast
Small Business Workshop: Doing Business with the U.S Navy & Marine Corps
Thursday, February 20, 2020
Joel D. Valdez Main Library
101 N. Stone Avenue, Tucson, AZ 850701
Room LL1 (Basement)
Cost: Free
Tariffs, Trade Wars and Trouble:
Understand How International Conflicts Impact You
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
2020 ADOT DBE & Small Business Transportation Expo
Thursday, March 12, 2020
Glendale Civic Center
5750 W Glenn Dr, Glendale, AZ 85301

US Army Corps of Engineers:
Business Opportunity Open House

Thursday, March 29, 2020
Arizona PTAC Staff
Left to right: Danny Ayala, Lori Haozous, Bianca Pineda, Nichole Jackson, Robert "Bob" Mucci, Ralph "Gonz" Gonzales
New Staff
Ralph "Gonz" Gonzales, Procurement Specialist
Gonz has been in small business management consulting since 1997. After a distinguished military career, Gonz began serving small businesses in Pennsylvania and came to Arizona in 2001 with the Arizona Department of Transportation. He was the AZ DBE Supportive Services Program Manager small, minority and woman-owned businesses. Gonz brings a history of helping clients find, qualify and compete for contracts at every government level. If you're in Maricopa County West, give him a call or drop an email at Ralph.Gonzales@domail.maricopa.edu .
Bianca Pineda, Administrative Assistant
Bianca serves as the new administrative assistant for AZ PTAC. She has worked for Maricopa Community College District for nearly 5 years. If you need assistance you can always email her at Bianca.Pineda@domail.maricopa.edu or call (623) 845-4700.
The Arizona Procurement Technical Assistant Center (AZPTAC) helps small business succeed in the government marketplace. We provide confidential, no cost, one-on-one counseling to small businesses throughout the State of Arizona.
´╗┐This procurement technical assistance center is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Defense Logistics Agency. AZPTAC is hosted by Maricopa Community Colleges.