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Our expert from the Ohio Department of Administrative Services (DAS) Bobbi Bell-Bartholomew is here to share her knowledge on:
How to obtain certification to do business with the State of Ohio
Bobbi Bell-Bartholomew has served the Equal Opportunity Division of the Ohio Department of Administrative Services (DAS) for 20 years. She served as the assistant to the deputy director post for more than 16 years before her recent reassignment to the management of the Research, Reporting and Recruitment Unit. The mission of the unit is to ensure equal opportunity to government contracting by consistently providing accurate and timely program data for the Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and Encouraging Diversity, Growth and Equity (EDGE) programs.
Have you desired to do business with the State but just feel completely overwhelmed with all the details involved?
Well, then join Joseph(Joe) Brooks, Minority Procurement Coordinator with the Ohio Development Services Agency. The State of Ohio’s cabinet-level agency assisting the communities and business in Ohio to expand and grow. He will provide you with simple, clear steps in working with State agencies. Information on what the State buys, different purchasing requirements, navigating the website and responding to Invitation to Bid and Request for Proposals. This is a training you don’t want to miss!