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Chuck Ashman
Founder, CEO
Executive Producer, Business Matchmaking

For 10 years, SMA Global has served major corporations and government agencies in dealing with small business owners with emphasis on women, minority and veteran-owned firms.  As Executive Producer of Business Matchmaking, the nation's leading face-to-face small business procurement initiative, Chuck has facilitated 100,000 sessions resulting in several billions in contracts granted.

Chuck has hosted radio and television news and talk shows ranging from anchoring Channel 11 (KTTV News) in Los Angeles to hosting KABC and KFI radio talk programs in that city. He has been a guest on Larry King, Oprah, the Today Show, Good Morning America, Regis, 60 Minutes and CrossFire as well as on leading programs in the UK.

At 20th Century Fox, he served as President of the Worldwide Merchandising and Marketing division with responsibility for projects including Star Wars, Dynasty and a major roster of films and TV shows.

The SMA Global Team Includes:

Jason Drennan
Vice President & COO

Linda Coletti
Vice President, Procurement Services

David Strong
Vice President, Information Technology

Robert Wagman
Vice President, Public Affairs

Kristen Kalkin
Director of Programming


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