2013 offers optimism and uncertainty for veteran-owned companies
Veteran-owned businesses (VOBs) are an important part of the U.S. economy. About nine percent of all U.S. non-farm businesses are majority-owned by veterans, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
Here are comments from executives at several VOBs on the government market and how 2013 is shaping up for veteran-owned companies. More legislation is need to ensure that VOBs get their fair share of government contracts, says Wayne M. Gatewood, Jr., president and CEO of Landover, Md.-based Quality Support, Inc.
Maria Horton, CEO of Reston, Va.-based EmeSec, is optimistic about government sales prospects for 2013. EmeSec is a service-disabled veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB). The firm provides cybersecurity solutions to the government, and counts the Department of Veterans Affairs, U.S. Department of Labor, Federal Aviation Administration and other federal agencies among its customers.
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