Episode 5 – Proving HUB support through Texas Health and Human Services with Keisha Gash
- Keisha Gash, HUB Advisor for Texas Health and Human Services, provides insight on business opportunities as well as organization accomplishments. Her department works with HUB certified businesses to achieve their HUB spend goals as well as that of the Texas legislature.
- Keisha works to manage day to day HUB requirements for any solicitation opportunities, training for vendors and internal staff, and monitors various HUB contracts
- She also manages marketing and outreach as well as the mentee/protegee program – offers advice and training for HUB vendors and staff
- Keisha discusses various opportunities such as competitive bidding, grant and open enrollment
- Provides step-by-step instructions on how to access details regarding their HUB opportunities through the HHS website
- Keisha goes in detail regarding the vendor bidding process and the importance of understanding the full details and requirements of the contract
- The HHS HUB program monitors monthly progress assessment reports to ensure contractors are following the HUB subcontracting plan to ensure success
- She shares specific details to help ensure vendor success with building their business profiles
- Details upcoming virtual and annual events
- Stresses importance of vendors marketing their business past certification to ensure longevity and success
- Shares everyday challenges of working with vendors and provides tips for vendors to better understand how to land a contract with the state
- Provides advice regarding contracting and alternatives such as sub-contracting and also elaborates on importance of building relationships prior to submitting a bid
For more information visit hhs.texas.gov
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