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Ohio APEX Accelerators help Ohio businesses compete for and win federal, state and local government contracts. This statewide network is part of a national network of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers. APEXs match businesses with contract opportunities, help them prepare bids, navigate requirements, and assist them after winning contracts, at no cost. To learn more about Ohio APEX, click the logo below. 


APEX staff have resumed meeting with clients face-to-face.  Clients may meet with their APEX counselor from APEX offices or at their location. If the client prefers, meetings, events, and counseling sessions may continue to be conducted via phone, email or video. APEX staff is reachable by email, text or phone.  

Become a Client

Complete our Electronic Request for Counseling to become an APEX client.

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Service Areas

The APEX Accelerators at Rhodes State College is located in the James J. Countryman Building on the campus of Rhodes State College.

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Success Stories

Want to know how we can help you? Check out our clients' success stories and learn how we can help you.

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The APEX Accelerators at Rhodes State College helps your business identify, compete for and succeed in accessing government contracts.

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Additional Resources

Learn about Government Contracting and find answers to commonly asked questions.

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Meet Our Team


Doug Durliat

Doug Durliat APEX Specialist
(419) 995-8353


The APEX Accelerators at Rhodes State College is affiliated with the United States Department of Defense, Office of Small Business Procurement, the Ohio Development Services Agency, and the Rhodes State College Workforce Development and Community Programming. Click on the logo below to learn more about Ohio APEX.