Steven White is Founder and President of Business Strategies Corp. Since 2008, BSC has been assisting businesses and non-profits with start-up and expansion planning, capital formation, regulatory compliance, mergers and acquisitions, grant writing, and government contracting, Mr. White had been a practicing attorney for 27 years and owned a consulting firm that specialized in government relations and procurement assistance.
Projects have included large real estate developments, hotels, shopping centers, restaurants, tourist excursions, entertainment and retail establishments, and manufacturing companies.
In the government contracts sector, he has assisted companies seeking to do business with major defense and civilian agencies, preparing bid protests, extraordinary contractual relief petitions, SBA certificate of competency appeals, SBA size protests, and contract claims. Clients performed contracts for Federal, state and local government agencies. He has also taught government marketing and Federal Acquisition Regulations for 10 years at business seminars sponsored by the National Institute of Federal Procurement.
For five years, Mr. White was an attorney with the Federal Government, mainly as Assistant Regional Counsel with the U.S. Small Business Administration. At SBA, he supervised a staff of 16 lawyers and support staff implementing business loan and government contracting programs in five states and the District of Columbia (Federal Region III).
He was designated a Special Assistant United States Attorney to conduct SBA litigation, including creditor claims in U.S. Federal District Courts, U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeal, and U.S. Bankruptcy Courts. He was a frequent instructor at SBA sponsored SCORE Pre-Business Workshops for new entrepreneurs.
While with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Special Counsel, he was part of the government audit team that enforced mandatory price and allocation regulations against major oil refineries.
After returning to private practice, Mr. White acted as closing attorney for two commercial banks participating in the SBA Guaranteed Loan program and was an authorized agent for a major title company in real estate transactions; including IRS §1031 tax free exchanges.
In business, Mr. White has helped establish and operate a family retail business, a light electronics manufacturing business, his own law practice and consultancy.
Mr. White is a 1974 graduate of Temple University (summa cum laude) and 1977 graduate of Temple University School of Law.