For Veteran’s Day: Helping Veteran-Owned Firms Get Their Share of Government Contracts

Maria Horton was quoted by Michael Keating at American City & County in an article about Tools that help veteran-owned companies win government contracts. The following excerpt highlights Maria’s thoughts on the challenges that veteran-owned businesses face when seeking government contracts:

It can be an intense struggle to win public sector business, says Maria Horton, CEO of EmeSec. The Chantilly, Va.-based firm evaluates the IT security postures of its government and commercial customers. EmeSec provides cybersecurity solutions, engineering services and cloud security expertise.

“The government contracting market will remain fiercely competitive. There has been a lot of consolidation of contracts and many sub-contractors may risk losing their base,” says Horton. She advises VOBs and other business owners to go after niche market opportunities and services.

The full article is available here.