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1 HUBZones Work for America Mark Crowley, Executive Director HUBZONE CONTRACTORS NATIONAL COUNCIL

2 HUBZone Program Overview Federal Small Business Contracting Programs Small Disadvantaged Business / 8(a) Woman-Owned Small Business Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) HUBZone is the only set-aside program based on location and employment, rather than ownership status.

3 HUBZone Program Overview (continued) Certification Requirements The firm must be a small business according to the size standards based on the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). The firm must be at least 51% owned and controlled by citizens of the United States (or a community development corporation, an agricultural cooperative, or an Indian tribe). The firm's principal office (where the greatest number of employees perform their work, excluding contract sites) must be located in a designated HUBZone area. At least 35% of the firm's total workforce must reside in a designated HUBZone area.

4 HUBZone Program Overview (cont.)

5 HUBZoneHUBZone Map Non-Metro Counties – 24% are HUBZone-qualified – 38% will expire by 2017 Census Tracts – 20% are HUBZone-qualified – 10% will expire in 2015 * 3-year redesignation period for map changes *

6 HUBZone Company Profile HUBZone-Certified Companies – Services 45% – Construction 35% – Manufacturing 12% – Research & Development 8% Average Number of Employees per Company = 6 All 50 States, DC, & Territories

7 HUBZone Success Stories RIDGWAY VALLEY ENTERPRISES Montrose, Colorado Ridgway Valley Enterprises believes that the HUBZone Program has directly impacted its survivability. HUBZone contracts have helped the company keep 45 loyal team members employed through the recent economic downturn. Due to its HUBZone status, the company successfully obtained a Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC) with the National Park Service, which has been the difference between continuing business and shutting its doors. Ridgway was the HUBZone Council’s 2010 HUBZone Corporate Citizen of the Year

8 HUBZone Success Stories (continued) VETERANS TRADING COMPANY Park City, Utah Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned and HUBZone-certified Veterans Trading Company, which actually served as the prime contractor (with Lockheed Martin as the subcontractor) on a $10.8 million project, has created six new jobs in Ocala, Florida. The project would not have developed without the firm's HUBZone certification and has led to additional business opportunities with Lockheed and other federal prime contractors. JOHNSON TRUCKING Sweet Home, Oregon In three years as a HUBZone firm, Johnson Trucking has been able to hire four new full-time employees from its small community.

9 HUBZone Spending HUBZONE FEDERAL SPENDING - FY13 $6,200 million = 1.76% of total DOLLAR VOLUME ($mil) – Top 8 Agencies Defense $4,100 Homeland Security $418 Veterans Affairs $313 Agriculture $198 Interior $154 NASA $149 Transportation $130 Health & Human Services $110 SPENDING PERCENTAGES – Top 8 Agencies Small Business Administration 9.0% Transportation 8.0% Interior 6.5% Treasury 5.5% Securities & Exchange Com 4.3% Agriculture 4.0% Homeland Security 3.3% Labor 3.2% Government-Wide Spending Goal = 3.00% Actual FY13 HHS Spending = 0.57% Source: Small Business Dashboard as of 14 Feb 2014Small Business Dashboard

10 HUBZone Spending (continued)

11 HUBZone Spending Fiscal 2013 – by General NAICS Category $6.2 Billion Building Construction Manufacturing Information Technology Facility Support Administrative Support Building Trades Hwy & Bridge Construction All Other Categories

12 HUBZone Council Mission Non-Profit Independent Trade Association Strengthen, Improve & Promote the HUBZone Program Help HUBZone Companies Maximize Success in Obtaining Contracts Support Economic Development in America’s Most Economically-Challenged Communities

13 Membership Benefits Legal Services Marketing & Contracting Opportunities Information & Support Rewards, Discounts & Exclusive Services Members-Only Website Resources

14 National HUBZone Conference September 18-19, 2014 Westfields Marriott Conference Center Chantilly (Dulles), Virginia

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