Brett Housholder

Brett is a Senior Procurement Specialist at the San Diego, Orange, and Imperial APEX Accelerator for Southwestern College, where he helps small businesses in the Counties of San Diego, Orange, and Imperial learn the processes of selling their goods and services to government agencies at the federal, state, and local level. Brett has also served in the positions of Deputy Director and Regional Director. Before joining the team in San Diego in the fall of 2017, Brett spent five years as the Program Manager for a similar program with the Wyoming Small Business Development Center.

In all of these position, Brett has learned about government regulations and certifications available to minority-owned, woman-owned, and veteran-owned small businesses that give those companies an advantage in competing on government contracts and has helped small businesses go through the certification processes, find contracting opportunities, submit bids, and win contracts.

Brett graduated from the University of Wyoming with a Marketing degree in 2003 and an MBA in 2004.