Small Business Advisory Working Group

The Small Business Advisory Working Group (SBAWG) was created to guide USGIF in its representation of the small business sustaining members of the Foundation.

The SBAWG’s primary objective is to assist small business members seeking to gain traction in the GEOINT market by facilitating access and opportunities to build relationships with between the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and Civil agencies, prime contractors, and other small businesses. The SBAWG conducts monthly meetings, and it also hosts quarterly luncheons featuring key decision makers, acquisition officials, and small business program office representatives from government and military agencies.

Co-Chairs: Animesh Gupta, Sekhar Prabhakar and David Reid

If you are interested in participating in this working group, please contact

Upcoming Meetings

Thursday, September 17
Meeting virtually from 12-2 pm EDT

Past Meetings

Sept. 22, 2016 – Monthly meeting at GDIT with guest speaker Connie Cappadona, partner development manager, Amazon Web Services

March 24, 2016 – Monthy meeting at GDIT with guest speaker Diana Hughes, NGA Office of Small Business Programs

  • Q1 2013 – DIA Small Business Program Office
  • July 31 – Luncheon with Army Geospatial Center Small Business Advocate
  • April 5 – NGA Small Business Program Office & Acquisition and Contracts
  • March 15 – Partnering with Primes