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Paving Your Road to Success with Caltrans

Are you a small business looking for new opportunities? Ever considered working with one of California's largest state agencies? If so, you won't want to miss this dynamic series!

Virtual Training

This program is tailored for small businesses eager to expand their horizons by engaging with one of California’s largest state agencies. Spanning ten sessions, this series offers an unparalleled opportunity to grasp the intricacies of working with Caltrans, enhancing your firm’s competitive edge in securing state contracts.

Program Highlights:

  1. Introduction to the Small Business Program – Kickstart your learning with a deep dive into the benefits and certification processes under the Caltrans Small Business Program.
  2. In-depth Sessions on Procurement and Compliance – Progress through targeted sessions that dissect small business codes, procurement strategies, service contracts, and labor compliance essentials.
  3. Marketing and Resource Utilization – Learn how to effectively market your firm to prime contractors and make the most of your certifications and resources.
  4. Special Focus on Disadvantaged Business Enterprises – Gain insights into the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) certification and how it can benefit your business operations.

Currently, six of the ten-part series are available on-demand. The remaining four sessions are coming up live and virtually. You can find more on the upcoming sessions and register using this link.

About the Instructors

Richard Myerscough
Richard Myerscough, District Small Business Liaison (DSBL) (Caltrans)

My name is Richard Myerscough and I am the District Small Business Liaison (DSBL) for Caltrans District 5. Prior to Caltrans, I started my career in the hospitality industry before pivoting to become a healthcare provider and then transitioning to working in an administrative capacity. I have more than twelve years of experience working for the State of California. I have a passion for helping people and, in my role as a DSBL, I look forward to assisting the small business community and expanding their opportunities to work with State government. When I am not working, I love exploring California’s beautiful Central Coast and spending time with my family.

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