Omaha, Nebraska –
Quentin Farley, Consultant, NBDC's Nebraska Procurement Technical Assistance Center, recently received the Certified Procurement Professional certification from the Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (APTAC).
APTAC's Certified Procurement Professional (CPP) certification sets the standard for achievement in the field of procurement assistance. Developed specifically for government contracting assistance specialists, they are clearly articulated, content-based credentials which signify a specific and extensive knowledge base and skill set, defining procurement assistance as a unique and rigorous profession and recognizing those who have achieved mastery of it.
“In the ever changing landscape of government contracting, the CPP certification process gives me the necessary training and tools to provide sound assistance, said Quentin Farley. "Earning my CPP establishes immediate credibility and trust with my clients. I am thankful NBDC provides the needed resources to their PTAC consultants to achieve and maintain their certification.”
APTAC is the professional organization of and for Defence Logistics Agency-funded Procurement Technical Assistance Programs. APTAC supports the PTACs by providing them important information, professional networking, comprehensive training opportunities and a voice in national government contracting assistance and policy arenas.
For more information about the Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers program, visit aptac-us.org.
Farley works out of the Lincoln NBDC office and covers the southeast Nebraska region. He consults with Nebraska businesses looking to sell products or services to the government.
The Nebraska Business Development Center (NBDC) helps Nebraska businesses start, grow and develop, by strengthening Nebraska businesses for a healthy economy and prosperous communities. NBDC is a University of Nebraska at Omaha center that provides confidential consulting business development services across Nebraska to entrepreneurs and business owners for the life cycle of their business. NBDC partners with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, University of Nebraska at Kearney, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Wayne State College, and Chadron State College to deliver its services statewide. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), the U.S. Department of Commerce (EDA), and other federal, state and private organizations support NBDC. Visit nbdc.unomaha.edu for more information.
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