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Mary Davie discusses Leveraging Your GSA Partnership for Stimulus Opportunities at ASBC5 April 23rd

Saturday, April 04, 2009  
Posted by: Guy Timberlake
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Mary Davie (and company!) will discuss Leveraging Your GSA Partnership for Stimulus Opportunities
at The ASBC Fifth Anniversary Conference April 23rd

Columbia, MD and Tysons Corner, VA (ASBC5) - - If you happen to represent one of the companies awarded a GSA Schedule or one of the many GWAC's administered by the General Services Administration, then you have likely already heard talk about the impact of stimulus spending on a shrinking acquisition workforce. More dollars, same amount of time and fewer resources to get it done with is a formula for using already in place contract vehicles. That's what GSA's Mary Davie will talk about during the afternoon breakouts on April 23rd.

Mary Davie is the Assistant Commissioner for the Office of Assisted Acquisition Services (AAS) in GSA’s newly formed Federal Acquisition Service (FAS). The Federal Acquisition Service is the federal government’s purchasing arm for everything from office supplies to vehicles to computer and telecommunications products and services.FAS aggregates requirements across Government and performs leveraged buys from the private sector.As the Assistant Commissioner, Mary is responsible for overseeing the delivery of $3.5B in acquisition services to federal agency customers worldwide for the purchase of information technology and professional services products, services and solutions.

In order to provide attendees a very well-rounded view, she will be joined by:

  • Amanda Fredriksen - Deputy Assistant Commissioner, General Supplies and Services, Federal Acquisition Service
  • Mike Sade - Deputy Assistant Commissioner, Integrated Technology Services, Federal Acquisition Service

  • Houston Taylor - Director, Program Analysis Division, Office of Acquisition Management, Federal Acquisition Service

  • Kendra Turner - Director, Industry Relations Division, Office of Acquisition Management, Public Buildings Service

On Thursday, April 23, 2009,The American Small Business Coalition (The ASBC) celebrates five years of support to the government sector with a high-value information event featuring unparalled networking opportunities at the Sheraton Premiere Tysons Corner. Attendees will be treated to breakfast and lunch keynotes, morning and afternoon breakout sessions and an energy-filled cocktail reception and awards dinner featuring The ASBC Annual Member Awards and more!

For additional information and to register for The ASBC Fifth Anniversary Conference and Awards Dinner (ASBC5), visit

About The American Small Business Coalition
The American Small Business Coalition is a membership organization exclusively focused on supporting the development of relationships, best practices and market intelligence for companies doing business in the government sector. Our primary goal is ensuring that government agencies are able to identify viable and vetted companies who can support their mission requirements, and that those companies have access to an established and trusted community of current and retired leaders from Government and Industry.

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