Our counselors receive ongoing training to keep pace with continually evolving acquisitions procedures and policies. The Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (APTAC) provides a network that allows any PTAC counselor almost instant access to the expertise and experience of over 500 colleagues, as well as real-time information from government agencies regarding new requirements and initiatives.
Lin manages the financial and compliance requirements of the program. In addition, she provides assistance with all aspects of government procurement. She counsels about the benefits of doing business with federal, state and local government agencies and guides our clients through various processes and certifications associated with government procurement. She recently completed the CVE Verification Assistance Counselor program administered by the US Department of Veteran Affairs and is available to speak about the PTAC program and about various government procurement related topics. Lin’s previous positions were in the areas of marketing, advertising and sales working for ABC Television, ABC Radio Network and the Gannet Company. In 2001, Lin started Square-U-Away, a professional organizing business, assisting small business owners in developing systems to stream line their business processes, financial reporting and managing their customer base. Lin brings her clients a diversified skill set assisting them in identifying and marketing to federal, state and local government agencies that buy what they sell. Lin resides in Pearl River, NY with her husband, two sons and their black lab Charlotte.
Zacha joined the REDC Procurement Technical Assistance Center team as a Procurement Specialist, and has recently begun counseling clients. As Procurement Counselor she provides client support, manages social media and marketing, coordinates seminars, and assist clients through the process of government contracting. She has recently completed her CVE Verification Assistance Counselor certificate administered by the US Department of Veteran Affairs. Zacha’s prior experience includes being a Program Coordinator for a local organization, coordinating and expanding services offered to newly arrived immigrants in Rockland County and a Marketing Coordinator for a not-for-profit organization that supports inner city economic development through entrepreneurship.