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Virginia Small Business & Supplier Diversity

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Virginia Department of Small Business & Supplier Diversity (VSBSD) supports economic development in the Commonwealth of Virginia by helping Virginia businesses prosper and to enhance and ensure fairness in the procurement process for all of Virginia's small, women-owned and minority-owned businesses.

VSBSD is the organization that administers the SWaM (Small Women-owned and Minority-owned Business) program. This certification enhances procurement opportunities for small, women-owned and minority-owned businesses participating in State-funded projects. For more information on how to attain this certification click here.

The local contact who works with individual small businesses to learn about how they can take advantage of the SWaM program and other opportunities around the State is Angela Barber.

Angela Barber, Business Services Manager, Hampton Roads

Office: 757-385-4492

Cell: 804-201-0074