HUBZone Update Meeting Planned

The Town of Leesburg’s Economic Development Office will hold its next quarterly HUBZone business meeting Thursday, Jan. 26, from 6 to 8p.m. at the Mason Enterprise Center, 202 Church St. SE. The meeting is open to all small businesses at no cost.

The guest speaker will be Scott Svabek, president and CEO of Svabek Consulting LLC. A retired U.S. Army colonel, Svabek started his company after serving for more than 28 years as a medical logistics officer and a defense procurement expert in the Army. He recently was nominated and served as the newly established Defense Health Agency’s first head of contracting and director of procurement.

This quarter’s meeting is sponsored by Custom Software Systems, a certified woman-owned small business and certified HUBZone company that specializes in developing and implementing software solutions and IT support.

Created by the U.S. Small Business Administration, the HUBZone program helps small businesses gain preferential access to federal procurement opportunities while also increasing employment opportunities in economically distressed areas. To learn more and register for the meeting, go to

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