Hispanic-Owned Firms Gain Clout in Defense
Kutner, Joshua A., National Defense
The Clinton administration has pledged to bolster its efforts to assist Hispanic entrepreneurs in receiving Small Business Administration-backed financing, access to federal contracts and technical assistance.
Although the Pentagon does not have any incentive programs specifically designed for Hispanic-owned businesses, prime contractors can still receive financial assistance for subcontracting to minority-owned companies such as Hispanic-owned firms, under existing programs.
There have been several success stories within the Hispanic defense community. Vista Technologies Inc., a San Antonio-based Latino-owned small disadvantaged business, was named the 1997 National …
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Publication information: Article title: Hispanic-Owned Firms Gain Clout in Defense. Contributors: Kutner, Joshua A. - Author. Magazine title: National Defense. Volume: 84. Issue: 552 Publication date: November 1999. Page number: 87. © 2009 National Defense Industrial Association. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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