Director, Department Homeland Security
Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU)
MBDA Signature Session: Government to Business (G2B) Exchanges
Monday, Oct. 15, 2018
Kevin Boshears was named Director of the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) in May 2003.
He is responsible for the overall implementation of the department’s small business procurement program.
Mr. Boshears was Director of the Treasury Department’s OSDBU since February 1999. He served in the same office as a procurement analyst since June 1995 and was responsible for providing guidance to the small business specialists located in Treasury’s twelve bureaus.
Mr. Boshears brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in the procurement field, having served as a contracting officer for the Justice Department prior to his duties with the Treasury Department.
Mr. Boshears is a well known instructor in the federal small business procurement arena. He has conducted numerous training courses, presentations, and briefings on contracting with small, small disadvantaged, 8(a), women-owned small, HUBZone, and service disabled veteran-owned small business concerns.