Small Business and Supplier Diversity Manager
GA Department of Administrative Services
Julian Andrea Bailey currently serves as the Small Business and Supplier Diversity Manager at the Georgia Department of Administrative Services (DOAS). Through an executive order issued by Governor Brian Kemp, DOAS is charged with having Regular meetings with Representatives from the Small Business Community to understand challenges and identify obstacles; to increase outreach efforts to the small business community with focus on minority-owned, veteran-owned, and woman-owned; and, to collaborate with Georgia Department of Economic Development and UGA SBDC Multicultural Business Division. Bailey leads the Division’s efforts to facilitate communications and engagement with minority-owned, woman-owned, and veteran-owned businesses.
Bailey joined the DOAS in 2013 and has established a strong knowledge base in state procurement operations, policies and systems. She has successfully implemented and managed numerous training programs on navigating the procurement process and systems in the state of Georgia. In addition, Bailey oversees the Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) certification program. Prior to joining DOAS, Bailey worked with the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Business Center at Georgia Tech.
Bailey earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Relations from Howard University and a Master of Business Administration degree in Management from Troy University.