NaVOBA and Capital One’s Supplier Diversity team are pleased to invite you to apply to Capital One’s innovative business development program for diverse suppliers – CATAPULT.

NaVOBA and Capital One’s Supplier Diversity team are pleased to invite you to apply to Capital One’s innovative business development program for diverse suppliers – CATAPULT. CATAPULT is an intensive, seven-month transformational learning journey designed to enable companies to innovate and disrupt within their business and ultimately industry – by developing a new solution to a business challenge while leveraging learnings from the program.   LEARN Delivered using instructional courses, collaborative thinking workshops, one-on-one meetings Read more…

Universal Spartan, LLC GSA List approved!

Universal Spartan (SDVOSB) was started in 2013 by MAJ Alejandro Ramirez, having served 22 years and three tours in the United States Army. After leaving the military, Alejandro knew he could use his skills gained to open a tactical business and launched Universal Spartan, LLC. Universal Spartan LLC is a one stop sourcing solution for the right product, right reason, and at the right price. We provide tactical, IT, electrical, industrial, and medical equipment for the federal government and Read more…

NaVOBA Names 2019 Veteran’s Business Enterprises® of the Year

DALLAS (November 7, 2019): The National Veteran-Owned Business Association (NaVOBA) announced today the 2019 Veteran’s Business Enterprises® of the Year (VBEOY). The Veteran’s Business Enterprise of the Year award is a prestigious honor bestowed annually outstanding U.S. military veteran business owners. The VBEOY awardees demonstrate the finest attributes crucial in leading a flourishing business; sustained business growth and success; and a strong drive to cultivate veteran entrepreneurship. Additional veteran-owned businesses in the following categories are honored Read more…

NaVOBA Names Top 2019 Best Corporations for Veteran’s Business Enterprises® Companies recognized for creating business opportunities for vetrepreneurs.

NaVOBA Names Top 2019 Best Corporations for Veteran’s Business Enterprises® Companies recognized for creating business opportunities for vetrepreneurs.   DALLAS (November 7, 2019): The National Veteran-Owned Business Association (NaVOBA) announced today the best U.S. corporations committed to working with veteran-owned businesses in 2019 using data and responses from the 2019 Best Corporations for Veteran’s Business Enterprises® (BCVBE) Survey. This prestigious list honors those large corporations that most successfully engage the nation’s certified Veteran’s and Service-Disabled Veteran’s Read more…

VBE Spotlight: Translation Services International

Business: Translation Services International Founder: Frank Semmens, served in the United States Navy from 1957-1962 Frank  told us, ” I founded the business in 1990, in Rochester, NY serving the needs of regional businesses such as Xerox, Kodak, Bausch & Lomb, Dresser-Rand and many regional technical manufacturers.” Who we are: USA-based Translation Services International (TSI) specializes in effective communication around the world. Our team of expert translators and project managers understand language nuance and help you Read more…

VBE Spotlight: Home Captain

Business: Home Captain Founder: Grant Moon, he served in the Army Reserves 1998-2019. Home Captain is a real estate technology innovator, established in 2013,  combining bank, lender, and Realtor® services into a one-stop shop for consumer home buying, selling, and financing. Within its suite of conversion optimization products and services, Home Captain boasts a web and mobile MLS-integrated home search app, an AI-powered chatbot for re-engaging mortgage leads, world-class real estate concierge services, portfolio incubation Read more…

NaVOBA and Capital One announce the 2019 LGBT Veteran’s Business Enterprise® of the Year

NaVOBA and Capital One, in partnership with the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), announced the 2019 LGBT Veteran’s Business Enterprises® of the Year as part of the LGBTUnity Conference in Tampa. NaVOBA’s Veteran’s Business Enterprises® of the Year is a prestigious honor bestowed annually to an elite selection of America’s veteran business owners working as supplier partners to NaVOBA’s Corporate Allies. “NaVOBA’s Veteran’s Business Enterprise® of the Year awards have celebrated the incredible diversity Read more…

Katie Bigelow, Women’s Veteran Business Enterprise of the Year award Finalist

 Katie Bigelow is the President of Mettle Ops and one of the Women’s Veteran Business Enterprise of the Year  Finalists. She served in the United States Army as a Blackhawk Pilot and Medevac. Mettle Ops was created in 2013 in Sterling Heights, MI to offer these services: federal acquisition consulting and business development, engineering services, program management, and procurement.   Mettle Ops has two customer groups.  The first group is the federal government.  The market Read more…

Wendy Perry, Women’s Veteran Business Enterprise of the Year Award Finalist

Wendy Perry, CEO Catalyst Executive Advising and Development Army, Lieutenant Colonel  – 1994- 2015, She joined the  R.O.T.C. to have the ability to afford college. She was a Registered Nurse in the army. We provide Executive / Leadership Coaching; Executive Assessment, Training and Development; Leadership Consulting; Performance Enhancement; Training Seminars, Workshops & Webinars; Keynote Speaking. Our primary customers are C-Suite, Executive-level Leadership, High Potentials, Professionals desiring to move to the next level. I co-founded Catalyst Read more…