Army veteran Donzelle Sharp, co-owner of Precision Infrastructure Inc., presides at a meeting in its Lakewood,
NJ office. At right is his wife, Cherryl Sharp, company president and Joseph Mimoso, the company’s Capture
Manager (STAFF PHOTO: PETER ACKERMAN)
Excerpt from Asbury Park Press APP.Com article…
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By BILL BOWMAN
Vets seek help on state contracts
PREFERENCE URGED: Group backs set-asides
“Too often, we ask vets to do tremendous things, and many times put their lives in jeopardy, and we as vets accept that” said Donzelle Sharp, owner of Precision Infrastructure in Lakewood. “It’s a small thing to allow them to just have an opportunity to share in the business opportunities that the state has.”
Sharp said a veteran set-aside would not only benefit veterans, but also other small businesses.
“It’s very hard to get into the state or federal lines of business,” the 22-year veteran said. “With that being the case, anything that can aid a vet as he tries to re-establish himself in the community and give him a greater chance of job opportunities “is good.
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