Contracting for Veterans

Everett Alvarez, CEO, Alvarez Associates
Scott Denniston, Dir. VA Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization

Amtower and guests Everett Alvarez, CEO of Alvarez Associates and Scott Denniston, Director of the Veterans Admistration OSDBU office discuss the all aspects of contracting opportunities for Veterans and Veteran-owned businesses. Among the specfic topics discussed were the VA OSDBU outreach programs (Scott has spoken in 45 of 50 states!), Center for Veterans Enterprise, how Veterans can get started in government contracting and the resources available, the upcoming OSDBU conference, the 4th Annual National Veterans Small Business Conference, the SEWP contract (the Alvarez portion of the SEWP contract has its own web site at, and more.

Special noteEverett Alvarez is a highly decorated Vietnam vet, perhaps best known for being a POW. He spent 8.5 years in captivity at the Hanoi Hilton, making him the second longest-held POW in American history.