Paving Your Road to Success with Caltrans

Session: An Introduction to the Small Business Program

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 presentation!

SeriesSession 1 of 10
November 15, 2023 (Wed)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Virtual Training

Join us for an enlightening session led by Richard Myerscough, Caltrans District 5 District Small Business Liaison. Richard will offer invaluable insights into the Caltrans Small Business Program, guiding you through:

  • Program Overview: What is the Caltrans Small Business Program, and how can it benefit your business?
  • Certification Know-How: Learn about the range of business certifications that Caltrans recognizes, making your firm more competitive for state contracts.
  • Community Resources: Find out about the resources available to both emerging and established businesses to optimize your relationship with Caltrans.

Don’t miss this opportunity to get your questions answered in a live Q&A with Richard. Equip your business with the knowledge and tools needed to pave your own road to success with Caltrans!

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.

Series Sessions

This Session
Session 1: An Introduction to the Small Business Program
November 15, 2023 (Wed)
Session 2: Understanding Small Business Program Codes
December 13, 2023 (Wed)
Session 3: Selling Goods and Services to Caltrans
January 10, 2024 (Wed)
Session 4: Understanding Caltrans Procurement and Service Contracts
February 14, 2024 (Wed)
Session 5: Know Your Small Business Resources
March 13, 2024 (Wed)
Session 6: How to Make Your Certification Work for You
April 10, 2024 (Wed)
Session 7: Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Certification Overview
May 8, 2024 (Wed)
Session 8: Overview of Caltrans Minor Program (Small Construction Contracts)
June 12, 2024 (Wed)
Session 9: How to Market Your Firm to Construction Primes
July 10, 2024 (Wed)
Session 10: Bonding, Estimating, and Labor Compliance for Subcontractors
August 14, 2024 (Wed)

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