About PTAC

Don Zavesky is a PTAC Specialist with the Florida Small Business Development Center (SBDC) affiliated with the University of North Florida located in Jacksonville, Florida. Don works with Florida companies who are interested in pursuing federal, state, county, and local government business. His 20+ years of government contracting experience encompasses the Department of Defense and civilian agencies, large multi-million dollar contracts, GSA Schedule contracts, and all facets of business operations. He has specific experience in supporting all business classifications, including large corporations, all types of small businesses, and service-disabled veteran-owned companies. Having successfully owned his own business, Don is well versed in starting a business, sales and marketing, operational infrastructure, accounting, payroll, human resources, and corporate operations. Don has traveled extensively throughout the United States, and he is proud to make Florida his new home state.


Congress created the Procurement Technical Assistance Program (PTAP) to help businesses seeking to compete successfully in federal, state and local government contracting. Funded through Cooperative agreements between DoD and state/local entities, PTACs provide a range of expert services at little or no charge.


  • Educate businesses on government policies
  • Generate sales and jobs for Florida businesses
  • Improve the business climate and economic development in Florida



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