Boot Camp Instructors

Tom Johnson, Publisher, Set Aside Alert

Set Aside Alert is the premier federal government contract information service, focused on small businesses, minority-owned and women-owned businesses, veteran- and SDV-owned businesses, SBA 8(a)-certified companies and HUBzone businesses. Since 1992, our market intelligence service includes daily e-mail notices of all small business contracting opportunities and biweekly newsletters providing the latest news, insider tips and proven strategies used by successful small businesses.

​Kevin P. Young

​Kevin P. Young is a Washington, DC-based corporate executive, management consultant, adjunct professor and thought leader with a long and successful history in the planning and execution of Federal Government Contracting strategy, marketing, business development and business management plans, programs, processes and metrics. Honors include the IBM Outstanding Achievement in Marketing Award, IBM Award of Excellence, and (as an IBM site team) the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. Kevin currently leads the marketing and business development functions for Fielder’s Choice Enterprises (FCE), Inc., one of THE CATON COMPANIES®, based in Charlottesville, VA.


"The GovConectx seminar and networking programs provide exceptional services to our entrepreneurial business community. Through relevant topics, engaging speakers, and accessible networking events, they allow small businesses an excellent opportunity to improve their government contracting prospects" VA PTAP/2017.