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: Gary Adkins, Kelly Allen, Randy Brown, and John Hartman

Interested in joining? Contact the working group at to be added to our distribution list for future events and meetings.

Upcoming Events

April 24
Small Business Advisory Working Group Discussion
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Room 19, Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, FL

Learn more about this event at the GEOINT 2018 Symposium

Monthly meetings occur on the fourth Thursday on the month. Please check the events calendar for meeting details.

Past Events

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