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8(a) BD Program Staff

Note for Certified 8(a) Firms:

Your first point of contact must be your local SBA District Office Business Opportunity Specialist (BOS).  Please do not contact the HQs Office directly without prior coordination of your assigned BOS.

If you are an 8(a) firm, your first line of support is your assigned District BOS.

 

Associate Administrator (AA/BD): Jackie Robinson Burnette, SES

AA/DB Executive Assistant: Michelle Rosier  (202-205-7653)
AA/BD Special Assistant: Stephanie King (202-619-0610)

Supervisory Senior Leaders

Deputy Associate Administrator of 8(a) Program
Robert Watkins (202) 619-1732

Director, Office of Certification and Continuing Eligibility (OCE)
Van Tran (202) 205-7567

Director, Office of Management and Technical Assistance (OMTA)
Stanley Jones, Jr. (202) 205-6805

Director, Office of Program Review (OPR)
Sharon Gurley (202) 205-7084

 

Area of Responsibility
in alphabetical order
Staff Point of Contact /Office Phone Number
7(j) Training & Assistance Charles George (OMTA)
Debra Kinsey (OMTA) 
202-401-2899
202-205-6550
8(a) Applications & Certifications and 8(a) Application Reconsiderations Teresa Tyhurst, Supervisor (San Francisco CA (OCE)

Joseph Donnini, Supervisor (Philadelphia PA (OCE)

415-744-0326

610-382-3196

BDMIS Helpdesk BDMIS@sba.gov
CaSandra Smith (OCE)
704-910-7250

Bona Fide Office

Cherina Hughes (OMTA)
Cindy Hennigan (OMTA)
202-205-7344 202-205-6535
Changes of Ownership

Individual Owned Firm

Entity-Owned Firm (ANCs, NHOs, Tribes)

Vaunia Morrison

Cynthia Huey
Jared Doebritsch

202-205-7184

415-744-0323
610-382-3991

Color Folders for Early Graduation, Waiver Requests, Mentor/Protégé, and Terminations Randy Greene (OPR) 202-205-7353
Competition over the threshold
Sole Source below the threshold/Offer & Acceptance
 
Cherina Hughes (OMTA)
Cindy Hennigan (OMTA)
202-205-7344
202-205-6535
Competition below the threshold
Sole Source above the threshold
Cherina Hughes (OMTA)
Cindy Hennigan (OMTA)
202-205-7344
202-205-6535
Conference calls with field BOSs Michelle Rosier (Exec Asst) 202-205-7653
Continuing Eligibility
(*alternates)
Richard Blum (OCE HQs)
Francine Morris (OCE HQs)
*Teresa Tyhurst (OCE SFO)
*Joseph Donnini (OCE PHL)
202-205-7238
202-205-7204
415-744-0326
610-382-3196
Contract Assistance Cherina Hughes (OMTA) 202-205-7344
Controlled Correspondence
Congressional / Ombudsman Inquiry
Frandrica West (OPR) 202-205-7266
Customer Service – Incoming mail, emails, and phone calls AA/BD Calendar Management Michelle Rosier (Exec Asst) 202-205-7653
DSBS Profiles Randy Greene (OPR) 202-205-7353
E(8) Assistance Claude Figeroid (OCE)
CaSandra Smith (OCE)
415-744-0325
704-910-7250
Early Graduations
(*alternates)
Richard Blum (OCE HQs)
Francine Morris (OCE HQs)
*Teresa Tyhurst (OCE SFO)
*Joseph Donnini (OCE PHL)
202-205-7238
202-205-7204
415-744-0326
610-382-3196
Field Accountability Review BD point of contact Curt Bartlett (OPR) 202-205-7637
FOIA Requests Melinda Edwards (OPR) 202-619-1843
FPDS Related Questions Randy Greene (OPR) 202-205-7353
GLS/E-Application Log In CaSandra Smith (OCE) 704-910-7250
IG/GAO Audits Curt Bartlett (OPR) 202-205-7637
Inventory Records Management
Property Book / Receiving Reports
Randy Greene (OPR) 202-205-7353
Joint Venture Questions Cherina Hughes (OMTA) 202-205-7344
Main Line & Message Center
Meeting Coordinator for AA/BD
Michelle Rosier 202-205-5852 202-205-7653
BDMIS@sba.gov
(from public)
Mentor Protégé Agreements
 
Angelita Geronimo (OMTA)
Cherina Hughes (OMTA)
Cindy Hennigan (OMTA)
202-619-0314
202-205-7344
202-205-6535
Novation Questions/Mandatory Term of 8(a) Contracts Cherina Hughes (OMTA) 202-205-7344
Partnership Agreements Melinda Edwards (OPR) 202-619-1843
Release of 8(a) Contracts Out of the 8(a) Program / Release of Requirements Cherina Hughes (OMTA)
Cindy Hennigan (OMTA)
202-205-7344
202-205-6535
SAM Helpdesk SAM@GSA.GOV 866-606-8220
Share Portal/SharePoint for BD Randy Greene (OPR) 202-205-7353
SOP and Special Projects Stephanie King (Special Assistant) 202-619-0610
Surplus Property Randy Greene (OPR) 202-205-7353
Terminations/Suspensions Latrice Andrews (OCE)
Kimberly Mace (OCE)
202-205-6031
202-401-8252
Tracking Reports Claude Figeroid (OCE) 415-744-0325
Update Joint Venture Approvals in DSBS Randy Greene (OPR)
Joint.Ventures@sba.gov
202-205-7353
Vetting 8(a) firms Frandrica West (OPR) 202-205-7084
Waivers Above Threshold Cherina Hughes (OMTA)
Cindy Hennigan (OMTA)
202-205-7344
202-205-6535
Web Updates Randy Greene (OPR) 202-205-7353

Our Commitment to Excellence in Customer Service!

Our goal is to provide exceptional customer service through competent and responsive advice and assistance.  Please work directly with the staff points of contact for their respective areas of responsibility.   If you do NOT receive a timely response, please immediately call or email the Supervisory leader for the respective office.