Aaron Parra

Procurement Center Representative



Purchasing Center Representative
Small Business Administration (SBA)

Aaron is the Representative of the Purchasing Center (PCR) for the Federal Agency for Small Business Development (SBA), Office of Public Procurement, Area VI Office. Aaron is responsible for working with federal purchasing activities in Southern California to encourage small business participation, and for working with major (large) federal contractors to increase outsourcing opportunities for small businesses. Before arriving at the SBA, Aaron worked at the Defense Contract Management Agency as a Contract Administrator. Aaron has had a diverse career: he has spent time in private industry managing government contracts for a large contractor, and he was a Subcontract Manager responsible for awarding subcontracts at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.

Aaron has a B.S. in the Business Administration of the Polytechnic University of the State of California in Pomona, with a minor specialization in Contract Management.