Subcommittee on Contracting and Workforce

March 19, 2013
Consistently Inconsistent: Challenges for Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses
On Tuesday March 19, 2013, at 2:00 P.M., the Committee on Small Business  Subcommittee on Contracting and Workforce and the Committee on Veteran's Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing titled, "Consistently Inconsistent: Challenges for Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses."  This hearing was originally scheduled for March 7, 2013. The hearing was held in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing will be webstreamed live HERE.

The Subcommittees met to examine the challenges facing small businesses owned and controlled by service-disabled veterans seeking federal contracts using both the Small Business Administrations and Department of Veterans Affairs contracting programs.

Opening Statement:

Richard Hanna (R-NY)

Witnesses and Testimony

Panel 1

  • Mr. Joseph Wynn, Special Advisor, VET-Force, Washington, DC
  •   Witness Testimony
  •   Witness Disclosure
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  • Mr. Davy Leghorn, Assistant Director National Economic Division, American Legion, Washington, DC
  •   Witness Testimony
  •   Witness Disclosure
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  • Mr. Marc Goldschmitt, PMP, DEO, Goldschmitt and Associates, Reston, VA
  •   Witness Testimony
  •   Witness Disclosure
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  • Mr. Jonathan T. Williams, Partner, PilieroMazza, PLLC, Washington, DC
  •   Witness Testimony
  •   Witness Disclosure
  • Panel 2

  • Mr. William Shear, Director, Financial Markets and Community Investment, U.S. Government Accountability Office, Washington, DC
  •   Witness Testimony
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  • Mr. A. John Shoraka, Associate Administrator, Office of Government Contracting and Business Development, U.S. Small Business Administration
  •   Witness Testimony
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  • Mr. Tom Leney, Executive Director, Veterans and Small Business Programs U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, DC
  •  Witness Testimony
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    Additional Items:

    Hearing Notice
    Witness List
    Hearing Memo
    Press Release
    Hearing Video