Danetta Jackson is the Outreach Program Manager for the State of California Department of General Services (DGS), Office of Small Business (SB) and Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) Services. She also serves as the Department’s SB and DVBE Advocate. In these capacities, Danetta and her staff make certain that SBs and DVBEs understand how to become registered and certified with the state to compete for contracting opportunities.
In addition, Danetta is in charge of forging strategic collaborations, which benefit SBs and DVBEs, with agencies at the private, local, state, and federal levels.
Danetta has 29 years working in state government in the areas of outreach, training, and advocacy. She is a graduate of California State University, Sacramento (CSUS). In addition, she completed the Leadership for Government Management Program at CSUS and serves as a member of the University of California Small and Diverse Business Advisory Council.