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SBDC at UNF hires Don Zavesky as Procurement Specialist

The Small Business Development Center at UNF (SBDC at UNF), the premier source for small business assistance in North Florida, is pleased to announce that Don Zavesky has been hired as the Procurement Technical Assistance Center Specialist.  Zavesky will provide confidential consulting and training to small business owners interested in doing business with local, state and federal governments.

Zavesky has over 20 years of government contracting experience encompassing the Department of Defense and civilian agencies, large multi-million dollar contracts, GSA Schedule orders, and all facets of business operations.  He has specific experience in supporting all business classifications, including large corporations, all types of small businesses, and service-disabled veteran-owned companies.

Having successfully owned his own business, Zavesky is also well versed in all requirements to plan, start, run, and successfully grow a business. Zavesky has a BFA from the University of Akron (1986) and is an accredited member of the Association of Proposal Management Professionals.

“We are so pleased to have Don Zavesky join the SBDC.  He has a tremendous amount of experience in government contracting and owning a business which will be an asset to the clients in Northeast Florida,” said Janice Donaldson, Regional Director of the SBDC at UNF.

In his new role at the SBDC at UNF, Zavesky will work one on one with clients who are interested in doing business with the government.  He will work primarily out of the SBDC office at University of North Florida in Jacksonville, but will make circuit rides throughout Northeast Florida region.


About the SBDC at UNF:

Since 1976, the Small Business Development Center at the University of North Florida has helped over 35,000 small businesses in an 18-county area.  The SBDC at UNF, located at the UNF University Center, provides assistance through management advice and technical training with little to no-cost to the potential, fledgling and/or well-established small business owners.  For additional information, contact: Stephanie Royal at (904) 620-2428 or

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