Small Business Specialist

San Francisco District Corps of Engineers

Vernon Simpkins             916-557-7229

District Contracting Chief

San Francisco District Corps of Engineers

Melissa DeNigris                916-601-7120

Small Business Information & Opportunities

The Small Business Office develops small businesses and maximizing their opportunities to participate in Corps procurements, ensuring a broad base of capable suppliers to support the Corps' mission and strengthen our nation's economic development.

The Small Business Program seeks Small Businesses and those in the following social-economic categories in no particular order of preference:

  1. Small Business 
  2. Small Disadvantaged Business  
  3. Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business
  4. Women-Owned Small Business
  5. Historically Underutilized Business Zones

Small Business Information & Opportunities

Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act of 1996

Firms that feel they have been unfairly treated should contact:

Regulatory Enforcement Fairness
Office of the National Ombudsman
U.S. Small Business Administration
409 3rd Street, S.W.
Washington D.C.  20416
Telephone: 886-734-3247 or visit