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The mission of NJSBDC Procurement Programs is to provide superior quality programming and counseling services to New Jersey small, minority and women business owners. Our purpose is to help position your businesses such that you can realize profitable and sustainable results in the federal, state, local and public government. We provide this assistance via individual web conferencing sessions.


Dr. Stephanie D. Burroughs, Lead Consultant – NJSBDC Procurement Programs

Dr. Stephanie D. Burroughs, Lead Consultant

NJSBDC Procurement Programs

Specialty: Government and Corporate Procurement, Diversity and Certification Programs

Dr. Stephanie D. Burroughs is a dynamic and motivational speaker, workshop presenter and government procurement contracting strategist for small business owners.  For over 35 years Dr. Burroughs has presented to, trained and coached thousands of business owners through Government and Corporate Procurement, Diversity and Certification Programs, marketing strategies and business development.   Dr. Burroughs is the author of  her printed and audio book “Dating Your Business Prospect: Practical Strategies for Successful Business Matchmaker Meetings” and creator of: “The Art of Promoting – Networking, Branding and Communication” and the “Big Contract Bootcamp”, two Digital training programs.

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Have you assessed where you require help to achieve your business development and financial goals? What is stopping you from asking for help?
Expert assistance is available to you at no cost. How?
NJ Small Business Development Centers contracts with independent contractors who have expertise in specific subject matter to provide advisor services to small business owners.
Take advantage of Stephanie D. Burroughs’ renowned expertise of more than 30 years of navigating thousands of business owners through the Government, Public and Corporate procurement process and the myriad of diversity certifications; program development; project management, contract compliance and more,
Don’t Delay, Schedule Today


Save time, travel, gas, tolls, parking and meet with our government procurement experts from the comfort of your office, home or wherever you are.


My name is Dr. Amanda DiGiovanni; I am the CEO and founder of Rehabtree Staffing LLC, located in Marlton, NJ. I have been in business for 6 1/2 years and even with the education I received through my Doctorate in Occupational Therapy in Administration and Practice Management. I needed guidance and support so I turned to Gary Rago at the SBDC he provided me with the guidance I needed and introduced me to Stephanie Burroughs who has guided me every step of the way through the SAM/ DUNS process and has assisted me in obtaining the NJ WBE certification. I am scheduled to have a call with her to discuss how to utilize the government website and compete for these contracts; she’s the only SBDC consultant who knows this process and the only one who can educate small business owners in NJ how to go about this certification. I would never be able to navigate through this process without her guidance.


First time clients must complete the official

Request for Counseling


Virtual Advisor Session Information


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NJSBDC Procurement Advisor sessions are held via individual virtual conferencing in an effort to save small business owners, time, travel and money.


1. Read the entire message on the appointment link for further instructions. You will receive a separate email with the session date, time, instructions, web advisor session link, and call-in phone number. The session will use both Internet and phone.

2. Click the option to upload the email appointment to your calendar.

3. Test your connection immediately upon receipt of the email notification (using the test function).

4. Log in 15 – 20 minutes prior to the appointment time to ensure you are online and on the phone at the time of your appointment.

5. You will use your laptop or PC along with your telephone for these sessions. You are welcome to open your webcam for the beginning of the session for introduction purposes.

Automatically generated reminder emails will be sent to you. If for any reason you are unable to keep your appointment time and date; you must give 24 hours advance notice.

If you have any questions or require assistance; contact Stephanie D. Burroughs at

We look forward to being a part of your advisory team!


For assistance –
Call: Shy Hopkins 973-353-1414







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The New Jersey Sustainable Business program is funded by the USEPA, and is part of an EPA Region 2 Toxic Reductions initiative that also includes projects being conducted by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), and New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT).

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