BOISE, Idaho--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Idaho Small Business Development Center (www.idahosbdc.org), announced today that Lori Manning, has been selected as the PTAC Program Director for the State of Idaho.
Lori Manning comes to the PTAC program with over 24 years of experience in the education sector. Lori has served in several capacities of teaching, coaching, principal, superintendent and education consultant. Lori’s primary focus has been to help non-profit organizations achieve independence and financial success.
Lori Manning will serve the State of Idaho as the PTAC Program Director to support small businesses in their endeavor to be awarded federal, state and local vendor contracts. She will also provide leadership and management of the Idaho Procurement Assistance Centers including: strategic planning, development of resources, management of personnel, control budgets, and evaluation of program outputs.
“The hiring committee went through a detailed interview process with a strong candidate pool. Lori has the proven leadership abilities, clear vision, and strong communication skills that will help the PTAC program expand to small businesses across Idaho,” stated Doug Covey, Idaho SBDC State Director.
About the Idaho SBDC
Since 1986, the Idaho Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has empowered business owners and entrepreneurs to grow their businesses through no-cost, confidential consulting and affordable business training. With six locations throughout the state, the Idaho SBDC serves 44 counties and is part of the nation’s largest business assistance programs. To learn more visit www.idahosbdc.org call 208.426.3875
About the Procurement Technical Assistance Center
The Procurement Technical Assistance Program was established to expand the number of businesses capable of participating in government contracts. The program is administered by DLA's Office of Small Business in cooperation with states, local governments and nonprofit organizations. The PTACs are funded through cost sharing cooperative agreements between DLA and eligible program participants, including states, local governments and nonprofit organizations. For more information visit: www.idahoptac.org call 208.562.3746