Tentative Program

7:00 am – Registration opens

  • Exhibit tables open
  • One-on-one Business Assistance meetings (Certified DBE Preference)
  • Matchmaking with Primes (Certified DBE Preference)
  • Breakfast available

8:30 am – Expo tables close for stage programming



Jesse Gutierrez, ADOT Deputy State Engineer

Kini Knudsen, City of Phoenix Street Transportation Department Director

Charlene Reynolds, City of Phoenix Assistant Aviation Director

Jesus Sapien, City of Phoenix Public Transit Director

Scott Smith, Valley Metro CEO

Moderator: Kent Lane, ADOT DBE Supportive Services Program Manager



Matt Campbell, ViaSun Corporation VP/Director of Civil Construction

Margerie Green, Archaeological Consulting Services President

Jeff Holzmeister, J2 Engineering President

Ken Kortman, Kortman Electric President/CEO

Moderator: Valerie Churchwell, City of Phoenix Aviation Department Special Services/Small Business Engagement Manager


10:00 am – Expo tables reopen for networking

  • One-on-one Business Assistance meetings (Certified DBE Preference)
  • Matchmaking with Primes (Certified DBE Preference)
  • Snack available

12:00 pm – Event Conclusion