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SSI Participates in HUBZone Council 2023 Congressional Visit

SSI was proud to participate in the HUBZone Council’s 2023 Legislative Fly-In.  Doug Donegan, SSI’s President, and other members met with HUBZone Program Director, Lori Gillen, to discuss the current state of the HUBZone Program and the actions the SBA is taking to better serve the Small Business Community.

The HUBZone Advocates also met with two members to of the House Subcommittee on Contracting and Infrastructure: Representatives  Hillary Scholten (MI-3) and Judy Chu (CA-28) as well as several professional staff to discuss the Council's 2023 Legislative Priorities which include:


  • Expanding the sole source contract opportunities for HUBZone companies.

  • Applying the HUBZone price evaluation preference to task orders.

  • Clarifying policy to ensure price evaluation may be applied and the award of task orders on IDIQ contracts.

  • Changing reporting requirements to accurately reflect contract set-asides.

  • Amending the criteria for maintaining HUBZone status.

  • Removing the 20% cap on metropolitan census tracts for HUBZone eligibility.


“SSI is pleased to participate in this year’s Legislative Fly-in. We appreciate that so many leaders were generous with their time. These issues are critical to the health of the HUBZone program which ultimately benefit both our customers and our communities.”


The HUBZone Contractors National Council is a 501(c)(6) non-profit trade association comprised of a group of companies and organizations working together to improve and support the HUBZone program and small business community. Established in 2000, the HUBZone Council and its members have been proudly supporting the HUBZone Program and the small businesses and communities it supports for over 20 years.    

SSI provides professional services including financial, administrative, acquisition support, engineering, information systems integration, technology management services, cyber security services, and end user training services.  SSI has a long history of supporting customers with cleared work in the DoD and Intelligence Communities as well as other Federal Agencies.

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