Michael Litchev is a Small Business specialist at Onvia, currently focusing on empowering government contractors to grow in the public sector. He is passionate about the intersection of government and technology, knowing that integrating both will make governments more effective, agile, and cost-effective. Michael assists Onvia’s small-business owners on the front lines, ensuring their feedback is integrated with the product roadmap as Onvia continues to grow. He does outreach with various communities online, appearing in podcasts and tradeshows to educate business owners on the challenges & benefits of the government market. Michael holds a B.A. in Political Science from Western Washington University.