VAMBOA Fact Sheet

VAMBOA is the fastest growing Veteran and Service Disabled Veteran Business Owner Trade Association in the nation. With a nationwide membership of over 2,300 Veteran Business Owners and more than 10,000 followers on Twitter, VAMBOA is becoming the Go To Site for Veteran Business Owners.

States with the largest numbers of VAMBOA members:

  1. California
  2. Texas
  3. Florida
  4. Georgia
  5. Maryland
  6. Pennsylvania
  7. Colorado
  8. Michigan
  9. New York
  10. New Jersey

The Top Industries of VAMBOA members include:

  • Construction
  • Consulting
  • Consumer
  • Energy
  • Engineering
  • Healthcare
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Security
  • Service
  • Telecommunications
  • Transportation

The issues that are most important to our members are:

♦ Becoming Diversity Suppliers to Private Corporations ♦ Certification & Verification ♦ Collaboration & Member to Member Exchanges ♦ Employee Training ♦ Financing & Loans ♦ Government Contracts ♦ Insurance & Bonding ♦ Keeping Up with Technology ♦ Legal, Tax & Accounting Challenges ♦ Legislative Advocacy ♦ Mentoring ♦ Partnering for Joint Ventures ♦ Recruiting and Retaining Qualified Employees ♦ Strategic Alliances ♦ Working Capital

VAMBOA provides an opportunity for corporations that value Supplier Diversity to connect with outstanding Veteran Business Owners, Service Disabled Veteran Business Owners and Military Business Owners.  According to a 2007 Census Report, there are 2.4 million Veteran Business Owners.  Veteran Business Owners including Service Disabled Veteran Business Owners accounted for over $1.2 Trillion in receipts in 2007.  This number has increased.  These Veteran Business Owners, Service Disabled Veteran Business Owners and Military Business Owners offer excellent products and services across the board.  Their experience in the military has taught them many skills that they have transferred to operating a successful business.  Many are also minority-owned.

VAMBOA does not charge dues to members but relies on Corporate Sponsorships.  VAMBOA offers four levels of Corporate Sponsorship.   We are in the process of forming our Corporate Advisory Board.  If your company is interested in Corporate Sponsorship, we will send you information and an application.  Please contact:

Debbie Gregory, Founder – dgregory@vamboa.org

805-577-1550 or 877-850-9800 or 800-817-3777, ext. 124

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