Albert Garza has been involved in government procurement at both the federal and local levels for 29 years. He is currently the Director of the Government Services Administration (GSA) Small Business Utilization Office located in Fort Worth. In 2000, he became an economic development specialist and then contract officer for the City of San Antonio’s Economic Development Department. Garza has a B.A. and M.A. in Urban Studies from Trinity University.
Shane Jett returns as emcee for ICBSSHOW 2017. A fifth generation Oklahoman, he currently serves as CEO of a financial institution that makes commercial loans focusing on economic development and job creation in Oklahoma. A member of the Cherokee Nation, Jett is a former Oklahoma legislator, and serves as an officer in the US Navy Reserve. He is a respected member of the Native American communty and frequently speaks on business issues.
As a government contracts attorney, Steven Koprince helps businesses, especially small businesses, navigate the murky waters of federal government contracting. He provides counsel to contractors in dealing with regulatory red tape and compliance demands. Koprince is also the publisher and author of SmallGovCon, a blog focusing on legal news and notes of interest to small businesses involved in federal government contracting.
Steven Koprince is the founder and Managing Partner of Koprince Law LLC, a boutique law firm dedicated exclusively to providing legal solutions to federal government contractors. Steven is the author of The Small Business Guide to Government Contracts (AMACOM Books, 2012), a compliance guide designed to help small companies navigate the federal marketplace, and blogs regularly on small government contracting issues at SmallGovCon (smallgovcon.com). Steven's work has been published by leading industry and legal publications, including Contract Management Magazine, The Procurement Lawyer, The Federal Lawyer, Law360, and many others. Steven is a graduate of Duke University an
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