Lourdes Martin-Rosa
Panelist, On Small Business

Lourdes Martin-Rosa is the American Express OPEN Advisor on Government Contracting and has 20 years of experience in the federal procurement arena. She helps small businesses get contract ready and achieve contract success. For more information, visit www.openforum.com/governmentcontracts.

Latest by Lourdes Martin-Rosa

Where the federal contracts are in 2012

For starters, you should make it your priority this year to look at multiple award contracts — also known as Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts.

Commentary: The SBA widens the playing field

Changes to the 8(a) program that should help many more small firms qualify for the federal contracts.