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Deborah Paris

Deborah Paris, President and Manager of StraCon Services Group, LLC (StraCon) has over 20 years’ experience supporting the government as an Integrated Product Team (IPT) member while working for various government services companies as well as with Bell Helicopter providing flight simulators for the V-22 tiltrotor aircraft for Marine Corps and Air Force clients.

In 2010, Deborah faced multiple challenges in obtaining capital for her business but forged ahead by pursuing an SBA loan and was subsequently approved for $125,000. That same year, Deborah, became certified to engage in the federal contracting arena by being accepted into the SBA’s 8(a) Business Development Program. This is a 9 year program that allows socially and economically disadvantaged small businesses to obtain set-a-side contracts with federal agencies.

"StraCon has benefited from the mentorship provided by Mr. Kevin Sloan a SBA Business Opportunity Specialists (BOS) in the Dallas/Fort Worth SBA... Read More