Takeisha Hodge is the Program Manager of Certification and Outreach with the HUBZone Program. For over 17 years in HUBZone, Takeisha has demonstrated strong leadership qualities to foster high collaboration and productivity levels by effectively communicating with her team, providing extensive training, motivating, and building healthy relationships with colleagues.
Takeisha manages the HUBZone Early Applicant Engagement Initiative. She works very closely with the federal government, Small Business Development Centers, and Procurement Center Representatives to get 'procurement ready' firms certified as HUBZone Small Business Concerns (SBC's). Equipped with strong knowledge of the program, Takeisha provides hands-on training relating to the initiative's mission, the application process, and eligibility criteria to the participating resource partners.