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Business Development

The Business Development Program’s manager collaborates with a variety of business groups to enhance commerce with California businesses and underrepresented business groups. In addition to leading relationship development efforts between these groups and state departments, the program manager assists the Outreach Section in identifying outreach activities.

California Business Resources

Doing Business with California

Enhance communication with the state departments, locate bidding opportunities and certified subcontractors, and meet state representatives at outreach events:

Doing Business with State Agencies and Departments


Certification: or 916.375.4940
CMAS: or 916.375.4363

Green Business Programs in California

Join California's green sustainability movement and identify ways to apply green practices within your business operations:


Contact Business Development

Business Hours:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Mailing Address:
Tanya Little
Business Development Program Manager
Department of General Services, Procurement Division
707 3rd Street, 2nd Floor, MS 2-212
West Sacramento, CA 95605

Phone Number:

Email Address: 

State Contract and Procurement Registration System (SCPRS) – Pivot Tables

State Contract and Procurement Registration System (SCPRS) pivot tables communicate the products and services purchased by state departments from July 1 – June 30 of the identified year.  For more detailed information, visit the SCPRS Data webpage.

Collaboration Award for Contracting Excellence (CACE) 2015

Collaboration Award for Contracting Excellence (CACE) honors the commitment and partnership between prime contractors, subcontractors, and awarding departments for their collective successes in support of Small Business (SB) and Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) contracting achievements.

The 2015 award winners were:

  • Barry S. Johnson, Shooting Star Solutions, LLC
  • Jason Schwartz, i3Tech Data Solutions, Inc.
  • Roberto Herrera, the Department of Veterans Affairs

The nominees were:

  • Vikki Eszlinger, the Department of General Services
  • William MacIntosh, Ray Gaskin Services
  • Jason Farrell,  Riverview International Trucks, LLC (not pictured)

SB/DVBE Departments with First Policy

  • Department of General Services
  • Franchise Tax Board
  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Military Department
  • Department of Public Health
  • California Highway Patrol
  • California Department of Technology
  • Department of Education
  • California State Retirement System
  • Department of Consumer Affairs

Small Business and DVBE Advocates Directory

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