Small Business and Developing Leaders Conference
Hosted Jointly by the Los Angeles and Orange County Posts!
We are thrilled that Major General Mark Toy, Commander of the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division (LRD) will be flying out for this event and will be the keynote speaker. We are honored that he has made time in his schedule to join us.
MG Toy will be discussing his thoughts on developing our nations next generation of engineers/scientists/military leaders from diverse backgrounds. The general theme of the event will be on Small Business contracting on Architecture/Engineering/Construction, but we are asking all of our speakers to discuss leadership development.
We will also be inviting members of our two Student Chapters (OC-Saddleback Community College & LA-Los Angeles Trade Technical College) to attend, and we will also include both the Sunburst Youth Academy and STARBASE Programs.
Speakers: MG Mark Toy, Commander of the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division (LRD) and Past SAME-LA President
Bob Gilbert, Chief Development Officer, LAWA
Invited-Phil Washington, CEO, LA METRO
Invited-COL Aaron Barta, District Commander and Eric Ravelli, Deputy of the Office of Small Business Programs, Los Angeles District
Invited-Zach Zakaria, Small Business Specialist, NAVFAC-SW Division
Invited-Speaker to discuss Small Business Opportunities to support SONGS Decommissioning Project
Special Invited Guests:
Congressman Lowenthal, U.S. Representative, California's 47th District
Congresswoman Napolitano, U.S. Representative, California's 32nd District
Ernie Gonzales, Director, and Mike O'Toole, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Manpower and Reserve Affairs)(Reserve Integration)
Come help us welcome MG Toy and hear about small business Prime and teaming opportunities!
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM PDT
On The Greens Conference Center, Navy Golf Course
5660 Orangewood Ave.
Cypress, CA 90630