KATHEY PORTER, MBA, CPSD 

CEO/Principal
 
Quick Facts:
Cage: 7P4D4
DUNS: 080329418
Business Size Standard: Small
Certifications: VOSB, WOSB, EDWOSB
Socio Economic: Veteran-Owned, Woman-Owned, Minority Owned, Disadvantaged Business

Primary NAICS:

511130 Book Publishers

541611 Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services

541612 Human Resources Consulting Services

541613 Marketing Consulting Services

541618 Other Management Consulting Services

541620 Environmental Consulting Services

541690 Other Scientific and Technical Consulting Services

541810 Advertising Agencies

541890 Other Services Related to Advertising

541990 All Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

561110 Office Administrative Services

561330 Professional Employer Services

611430 Educational Services/Professional and Management Development Training

About Porter Brown Associates, LLC

 

Headquartered in Florida, PBA, LLC is a WOSB, EDWOSB and Veteran-Owned business. Our team provides the skills, tools, and creative ideas necessary to address the technical, operational, programmatic, and policy aspects for our clients. As a results-driven firm, operational excellence and client satisfaction are our top priority. Through our unique core competencies and teaming agreements with other leading organizations, we provide cutting-edge, innovative solutions to meet our clients’ needs. We strive to develop partnerships and diversify our offerings in response to the evolving demands placed on the professional services industry. 

 
About Kathey Porter, MBA, CPSD - CEO/Principal

Kathey Porter, MBA, CPSD (Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity) is a small business expert with an impressive cadre of experience spanning nearly two decades in marketing, small business development, supplier diversity and entrepreneurship. She draws on her years of experience working with corporations, higher education institutions and the federal government to successfully support clients seeking services. In her capacity as a supplier diversity director for local municipalities and higher education institutions, and as a consultant for the federal government agencies, she has successfully assisted small businesses to receive millions in contract opportunities.

An adjunct business instructor with over a decade of diversified teaching experience, Kathey has taught various undergraduate, graduate and online business courses including Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Marketing, Management, Business, Business Ethics, Public Relations, etc. at numerous colleges and universities including Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Strayer University, Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), Columbia College, University of Phoenix, Savannah State University and Ogeechee Technical College.

Kathey is a frequent speaker/panelist at conferences and events focusing on supplier diversity, small business development/entrepreneurship, women's entrepreneurship and empowerment and diversity and inclusion and was appointed to the Florida Advisory Council on Small and Minority Business Development by the Secretary for the Florida Department of Management Services. Her other involvements have included leadership roles on several state and national advisory panels including VASCUPP (Virginia Association of State College and University Purchasing Professionals), National Association of Educational Procurement (NAEP) Supplier Diversity Institute, Institute for Supply Management (ISM) Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity.

Kathey is a contributor to OPEN Forum (American Express) and was recognized as a 2017 Fierce Woman by Business in Greater Gainesville magazine, a Florida Woman on The Move by Onyx Magazine and 2018 Advocate of the Year (Supplier Diversity) by the Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council (FSMSDC).

Kathey proudly served in the Georgia Army National Guard.

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