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Denise Sirmons

Director, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization, EPA

Current Responsibilities

The Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization is a small, but formidable, office that supports the protection of public health and the environment by advocating and advancing the business, regulatory, and environmental compliance concerns of small businesses. As the Office Director, I am responsible for directing the EPA's small business contracting program. I also provide general executive oversight in the management of the Agency's Asbestos and Small Business Ombudsman Program.

Areas of Expertise

  • Government Contracts
  • Financial Assistance Agreements
  • Business Litigation

Academic Background

  • Master of Laws in Government Procurement Law, with Highest Honors
  • Juris Doctor, cum laude
  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science


To meet Denise Sirmons, please send an email with the subject line "ECN" to John Reeder ( and Candra Reeves (