Samuel (Lee) Vest - 8(a) & Mentor Protege


Professional manager and proven leader in military, government, civil, non-profit, private and federal contracting firms. Consultant to management in B2B operations to develop ANC8(a), 8(a), HUBZone, WOSB, SDVOSB, GSA and DBE firms for developing SBA approved application(s) and emerging business growth through bid capture and leveraging business match. Specialize in utilization of joint ventures, teaming agreements, and Mentor Protégé business matching to develop innovative and emerging federal markets. Lee is a Service Disabled Veteran and mentor for other Service Disabled Veterans.

*Graduate of the Entrepreneur Bootcamp for Disable Veterans 2013

Founder: Clear Sky

A UAS company that provides enterprise data management to federal, state, and OGAs for common operating picture and situation awareness into each specific layer. Real time or dated data needs are filtered per application for each client's operational needs.

Business development consultant for small business firms and emerging entrepreneurs seeking SBA approval for applications to leverage competitive categories and business match networks. Real power for small business comes from networking and cooperative collaboration to provide solutions with excellence and world class value added service.

ANC 8(a) federal contractor construction company and SBA approved Mentor Protégé with Heery International.

  • Each business day offers a hundreds of prospects and potential contract opportunities.
  • Absent of a tool like WACommerce, businesses are actively eliminating themselves from consideration for the billions of dollars in contracts the government awards each year.
  • Many of those contracts are in a financial range that a small business would be comfortable pursuing; all contracts run into the millions of dollars is not true.