K. Patrice Williams, J.D.

K. Patrice Williams, J.D.

K. Patrice Williams, J.D. brings two key strengths to BrandGOV initiatives: she understands government relations, and she knows branding, inside and out. K. Patrice serves as the Principal for the BrandGOV client service team leveraging her Juris Doctorate, Economic Development and Marketing degrees, along with over twenty years proven success in managing multimillion-dollar income producing assets, portfolios, brand and intellectual property. She guides and coordinates all consulting and related services.


Follow-up: 6th Annual Insurance Diversity Summit (November 28)

Dear Thomas,
Thank you for attending the 6th Annual Insurance Diversity Summit  at California State University, Sacramento on Tuesday, November 28th. We hope you had a productive day!
This year’s Summit featured our first ever resource expo, two formal matchmaking sessions (facilitated by BrandGOV, a certififed WBE and MBE), an insightful panel of insurer executives and procurement specialists sharing a high-level overview on the “Roadmap to Diversity”, successful afternoon workshops that focused on three main topics on the roadmap to diversity,

Fraudulent activity aimed at State of California Vendor/Bidder Community

The Department of General Services (DGS) has been alerted to activity aimed at defrauding state of California agencies and the vendor and bidder community. These activities include but are not limited to:

  1. Issuance of fraudulent purchase orders (PO) being sent from what appears to be a legitimate DGS employee and email address.
  2. Issuance of a spoof email requesting vendors validate contact details to ensure they do not miss bidding opportunities.
  3. Emails containing a hyperlink to an unknown destination to update vendor contact information.

In light of these activities, DGS Procurement Division encourages all vendors and bidders to be diligent and exercise best practices to ensure your cyber security.

Invitation to attend a DBE workshop

Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority (LAVTA)

*****Public Notice*****

LAVTA invites you to a meeting to advise the public of upcoming projects and to receive comments on our goal setting process:

There will be two opportunities:

Monday June 12, 2017 From 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.


Friday June 16, 2017 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Both will be at our administrative office:

 1362 Rutan Drive Suite 100 Livermore,

ICYMI: PRESS CALL: Trump is Influencing Voter Suppression– Lawyers’ Committee to Discuss New Litigation Being Mounted to Combat OngoVoter Suppression Around the U.S. – Tomorrow 4/27/17


PRESS CALL: Lawyers’ Committee to Discuss New Litigation Being Mounted to Combat Ongoing Voter Suppression Around the U.S.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tomorrow, April 27th at 12:00 p.m. EDT, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (Lawyers’ Committee), will hold a press call to announce new litigation being mounted against several states to combat ongoing voter suppression around the United States.

WHO:             Kristen Clarke – President, Lawyers’ Committee for civil rights Under Law

WHEN:          Thursday, April 27, 2017

12:00 p.m.