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Keep and Protect Your Certification

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 | 5:00 AM – 7:30 AM CST


Keep and Protect Your Certification

Michelle Kantor, member, McDonald Hopkins and the McDonald Hopkins Government Contracting team will discuss how to keep and protect your certification in a workshop February 14, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. CST at D-1 DBE Resource Center in Chicago, IL. The purpose of this workshop is to provide the understanding of what actions can lead to decertification, preventing and participating in DBE fraud, what to do if fraud is suspected by you and how to properly handle a government investigation. 

To register for this program please email your company name, company phone number and all attendee names to by February 9, 2017. Free parking and light refreshments are available at this free workshop. For additional information about the workshop please call 312.939.1100. 

D-1 DBE Resource Center
900 S. Desplaines Street
Chicago, IL 60607


  • What is and isn't a pass through/front company
  • Procurement integrity and ethics
  • Changes in company structure that can lead to decertification or suspension 
  • Definition and criteria for commercially useful function



Michelle Kantor
Member; Chair, Federal Government Contracting and Procurement