The Conference opens each day with a special performance from Tonya Khakazi.
Tonya Khakazi is a versatile singer with both classical, and jazz vocal training.
Tonya attended The Philadelphia High School for the Creative and performing Arts
and studied Jazz Voice at Howard University. While at Howard, Tonya was a member
of the universities premiere vocal jazz ensemble ‘Afro Blue ‘.
She was the recipient of two Downbeat Awards, and performed with music greats
Billy Taylor, Carmen Lundy, and Marvin Hamlisch.
Prior to joining PTAP, Anna was the Director of the South Fairfax Small Business Development Center, where she was responsible for training and counseling businesses on all aspects of planning and management, from start-up to successful growth. Anna’s clients have opened up retail locations, won federal and state contracts, and have been recognized by the VA SBDC Network as success stories.
Anna is also the President of Tactical Insight, LLC, a boutique consulting practice specializing in procurement policy analysis for select national and international corporations. The insight gained through Anna’s research enables her clients to anticipate and stay abreast of regulatory and legislative changes that affect the government contractor community. Anna has extensive primary research experience, having written several white papers, conducted substantive interviews with technology leaders and buyers, as well as crafting demographic survey documents, performing statistical analysis, and producing substantive reports detailing the results of demographic polling efforts.
Anna has received a BA in Political Science and Rhetorics/Communications from Hofstra University. She holds a Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center, and has performed post-graduate work in Government Contracts Law and Intellectual Property Law at George Washington University Law School. Anna is a member of the Leadership Fairfax (LFI) Class of 2014.
A host of business and training sessions TBA including government agency hosted breakout sessions.
In addition to the free Lecture Series and seminars is a trade show exhibition filled to capacity with some of America's finest defense contractors, and military suppliers ready to show off their latest advances.