Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) serves as the bridge between small businesses and government contracting (local, city, state and federal).  The Alabama Procurement Technical Assistance Center of UAH offers government contracting business advising to individuals and small businesses interested in doing business with the government in the the surrounding 7 counties (Madison, Marshall, in North Alabama to clients at No Cost.

Provide confidential, business advising and professional development services at no cost to our clients, funded in part by the SBA and DLA.

There are 70 federal agencies represented on Redstone Arsenal and numerous state and local government entities throughout the state.

Confidential, one-on-one PTAC Technical Assistance includes the following areas:

  • Evaluation of a firm’s potential to compete in diverse government markets
  • Identifying SBA and VA certification program eligibility
    • 8(a), HUBZone
    • WOSB/EDWOSB
    • SDVOSB and VOSB (SBA and VA)
    • All Small Mentor-Protégé Programs
  • Assistance with SAM (System for Award Management)
  • No-cost, curated Bid Match service
  • Pre- and Post- award guidance
  • Assist SBLO, OSBP, agency, large primes
  • Proposal and Audit guidance

New Client Registration

Existing PTAC Clients

Our PTAC Advisors:

Kris McBride, Senior PTAC Advisor

The University of Alabama in Huntsville
Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)
Located in The Chamber of Commerce Huntsville/Madison County
225 Church Street; Huntsville, AL 35801
256.824.6936

Marc Jacobson, Senior PTAC Advisor

The University of Alabama in Huntsville
Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)
Located in The Chamber of Commerce Huntsville/Madison County
225 Church Street; Huntsville, AL 35801
256.824.6936

Earl Johnson, Senior PTAC Advisor

The University of Alabama in Huntsville
Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)
Located in The Chamber of Commerce Huntsville/Madison County
225 Church Street; Huntsville, AL 35801
256.824.6936

Todd Steigerwald, Senior PTAC Advisor

The University of Alabama in Huntsville
Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)
Located in The Chamber of Commerce Huntsville/Madison County
225 Church Street; Huntsville, AL 35801
256.824.6936