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Cyber Rhino Solutions Becomes A VIP Graduate!

Veteran Institute for Procurement

October 7th, 2021


“Our Business Will Be Able to Win Government Contracts!”

Kyle, TX – Cyber Rhino Solutions, LLC recently completed the Veteran Institute
Procurement (VIP) START Program, a comprehensive training and certification program
that helps veteran-owned businesses strengthen their ability to win government
contracts and do business with both military and civilian agencies.
On September 30, 2021, Cyber Rhino Solutions, LLC was one of 47 companies from 18
states to graduate from the Veteran Institute for Procurement (VIP) START Program.
“The program helped me realize the power of networking, and how to showcase
my skills to the federal government.” – Rufino Joey Coronado, CEO of Cyber
Rhino Solutions, LLC

The first of its kind in the nation, VIP START is a 27-hour comprehensive certification
program designed for veteran-owned small businesses to increase their ability to win
government contracts. Participants must be a C-level leader in a veteran-owned small
business operating for at least one year with one year of revenue generation;
owner must be a W-2 in their company or full-time employee and spend 100% of their
time in their business.  

Facilitated by subject matter experts, VIP START participants receive hands-on market-
based instruction that helps establish best business practices for Federal government
contracting. There are over 20 topics taught by highly experienced industry
and government professionals with a focus on the essentials necessary to win
government contracts: law, accounting, insurance, human resources, marketing and
proposals. The curriculum is designed to help companies accelerate the rate at
becoming procurement ready. The program also provides participants with access to
Federal and prime contracting executives along with a national network of veteran-
owned small businesses that they can team with on opportunities or serve as mentors.  

“We are honored to give back to the men and women who served our country by
providing them with the tools they need to succeed as government contractors,” said
Barbara Ashe, VIP National Director and President of the Montgomery County Chamber
Community Foundation. “We hope this training fosters their success as businesses and

VIP START is fully funded by the Montgomery County Chamber Community
Foundation, partnerships with SBA, Lockheed Martin, JP Morgan Chase, and the State
of Maryland, and VIP sponsors. 
VIP START is offered at no cost to participants.
For more information on VIP, contact Barbara Ashe, 301-738-0015 x215;
[email protected] or visit