One fine body…
- Jacksonville, Florida Area, United States
- Work Managing Partner
- Industry Government / Military
- Website http://www.umbrellainitiative.org
- Recent conference talks
- About ’Diversity and Inclusion’ for disadvantaged business enterprises (DBE) in public procurement, a $3 Trillion marketplace, has become a LEGACY for Raul Espinosa. His work is embodied in the UMBRELLA INITIATIVE whose mission is “to double the number of disadvantaged businesses contracting with the federal, state and local government by 2020.” P.L. 95-507 requires that small businesses owned by individuals from groups under-represented and under-served in public procurement receive ’maximum practicable utilization’ (MPU.) With support from an academic Think Tank he manages, Raul helped develop a technology driven portal with a matrix, which measures participation and results while bui...