Brenda Gillman, president of PakSource in Rock Island, recently received the 2015 Small Business of the Year Award from the Illinois Procurement Technical Assistance Center (IL PTAC) at Black Hawk College. Gillman (left) is pictured with Vicky Miller, director of the IL PTAC at BHC.
The regional award is for excellence in government contact execution for certifications, strategic planning, perseverance and long term implementation of plans.
Gillman received the award at the 2015 Small Business Government Contracting Symposium. More than 660 participants from across the country learned about the government contracting opportunities with the Rock Island Arsenal and how to do business with large government contracting prime contractors.
IL PTAC provides advocacy and counseling to help businesses through the complicated and difficult intricacies of obtaining federal, state and local government contracts. The center at Black Hawk College serves 10 Illinois counties – Bureau, Carroll, Henry, Jo Davies, LaSalle, Lee, Mercer, Putnam, Rock Island and Whiteside.
Last updated 7/2/2015