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About Our Office

The Office of Small and Disadvantaged Utilization assists small businesses, small disadvantaged, 8(a), women-owned, service-disabled veteran-owned businesses, and businesses located in Historically Underutilized Business Zones.  For more information on these small business initiatives,click here.

We are committed to increasing the contracting opportunities awarded to small and disadvantaged businesses, establishing goals, promulgating policy, and developing practices and programs to encourage and increase small business participation in departmental procurement opportunities, and guiding small and disadvantaged businesses through the process of contracting with the Federal government.

Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) ED-3

Main Phone: (202) 586-7377
Fax: (202) 586-3075

John Hale III, Deputy Director
Phone: 202-586-4620
Email:  John.Hale@hq.doe.gov

Nick Demer, Lead Acquisition Specialist
Phone: 202-586-1614
Email:  Nickolas.Demer@hq.doe.gov

Anita Anderson, Acquisition Specialist
Phone: 202-586-2907
Email:  Anita.Anderson@hq.doe.gov

Kent Hibben, Acquisition Specialist
Phone: 202-586-8086
Email:  Kent.Hibben@hq.doe.gov

LaTonya Poole, Acquisition Specialist
Phone: 202-586-3835
Email:  LaTonya.Poole@hq.doe.gov

Katrina Lee, Administrative Support Specialist
Phone: 202-586-7377
Email:  Katrina.Lee@hq.doe.gov