Subjects in area of access to capital, certifications, and procurement, … etc. by Blaine Laney
2022 California Small Business Forum and Workshop
— Helping Small Businesses win government contracts
Consultant with NorCal FDC, Oakland
Teresa Macias-Ruiz currently serves as a Bilingual Business Outreach Liaison at the Office of Small Business and Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise Services, California Department of General Services. In this role, she educates business owners about the benefits and opportunities of pursuing a Small Business (SB) certification, Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) certification, and contract opportunities with the state of California. Teresa worked in various capacities in banking for about 20 years. Later on, Teresa worked as a substitute teacher for 5 years at Washington Unified School District. Her background is in business, and she holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Sacramento State University.