Government Contracting – PTAC

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KEDA’s Washington Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) is part of the Washington State PTAC. We provide FREE and confidential business assistance and support to regional businesses in marketing and selling to federal, state and local government agencies and prime contractors. Click here for the Washington PTAC Training Schedule.We also assist agencies, departments and primes in their efforts to comply with federal and state procurement diversity goals. Our service area covers 5 counties: Kitsap, Clallam, Grays Harbor, Jefferson and Mason.

Mary Jo Juarez, Business Consultant

Mary Jo Juarez,
Business Consultant

Mary Jo Juarez has over 30 years’ experience in government contracting; most recently working as a Navy Deputy for Small Business, helping the Navy meeting their small business goals and educating small business firms in obtaining certifications, marketing, and opportunities with the federal government. Call 360-377-9499 to set up your FREE business consultation with Mary Jo.

PTACforWebsite2Click here to read Mary Jo’s latest column on government contracting:

Government Contracting – Tips from an Insider

Click here for more Selling to the Government columns.

Mona Carlson

Mona Carlson Government Contracting Specialist

KEDA’s monthly Coffee Hour offers help in complex world of government contracting

Contracting with the federal government is a vastly different, and generally more complex, experience than vendors and service providers generally encounter when contracting with private business organizations.  Ironically, the extensive regulations and policies that can make this process so cumbersome to small businesses were actually established to benefit, guide, and protect them. Click here to read Mona Carlson’s column for more information about KEDA’s Contracting Coffee Hour.

Upcoming Events and Training

(Visit the Washington PTAC site for a complete list of upcoming workshops and events.)

Prime Outreach: Being a Subcontractor Pt. 1 of 2 Date: 10/03/2017 Time: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

This is a great opportunity for your company to connect with and learn from Carole Bionda, Vice President at The NOVA Group, a prime contractor who is experienced on major milcon projects at Naval Base Kitsap! Session 1 starts with the basics of how to become a subcontractor and work effectively with the prime.  Session 2 drills […]


Contracting Coffee Hour – 1st Wednesday Outreach & Networking Event Date: 10/04/2017 Time: 7:30 am - 9:00 am

Drop in for Help with Your Government Contracting Questions! First Wednesday of the month, 7:30 am  Walk-ins are welcome but pre-registration is appreciated! KEDA hosts a monthly Contracting Coffee Hour – an open forum for businesses with questions about contracting with the government, on the first Wednesday of each month. This is your opportunity to meet with  contracting […]


Prime Outreach: Being a Subcontractor Pt. 2 of 2 Date: 10/17/2017 Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This is a great opportunity for your company to connect with and learn from Carole Bionda, Vice President at The NOVA Group, a prime contractor who is experienced on major milcon projects at Naval Base Kitsap! This session drills into agreements and more technical details.  Past participants in similar classes not only gained valuable insights but also established […]


Contracting Coffee Hour – 1st Wednesday Outreach & Networking Event Date: 11/01/2017 Time: 7:30 am - 9:00 am

Drop in for Help with Your Government Contracting Questions! First Wednesday of the month, 7:30 am  Walk-ins are welcome but pre-registration is appreciated! KEDA hosts a monthly Contracting Coffee Hour – an open forum for businesses with questions about contracting with the government, on the first Wednesday of each month. This is your opportunity to meet with  contracting […]


Contracting Coffee Hour – 1st Wednesday Outreach & Networking Event Date: 12/06/2017 Time: 7:30 am - 9:00 am

Drop in for Help with Your Government Contracting Questions! First Wednesday of the month, 7:30 am  Walk-ins are welcome but pre-registration is appreciated! KEDA hosts a monthly Contracting Coffee Hour – an open forum for businesses with questions about contracting with the government, on the first Wednesday of each month. This is your opportunity to meet with  contracting […]


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