Vernita Naylor has been an advocate and educator for most of her life. Her 5-Star Rated book, Get the Cheese, Avoid the Traps: An Interactive Guide to Government Contracting, is a hands-on supplemental resource guide that is designed to help business owners to become a part of the diversity and inclusion conversation in partnership with Fortune 500 and government buying agencies. Her company, Jabez Enterprise Group (JEGroup) provides education and support services to business owners in the supplier diversity and government contracting marketplace. In being a Small Business Ambassador she has sat on several advisory councils, policy and commission boards due to her interest in stimulating the economy and removing barriers. Vernita has lent her voice to press releases; business journals; publications, advisory and policy firms. JEGroup has received several accolades and notoriety throughout the years which includes being selected as the Top 50 small business nationally and invited to Washington, D.C. to speak on behalf of other small businesses and speaking on Capitol Hill with Senators Reid and Heinrich. Vernita is a Certified Construction Project Manager (UC Berkeley) and Business Manager, BS (SFSU).