A+S Principals Join Dr. Rafael Marrero’s “Uncle Sam’s Secret Sauce” Podcast

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Miami, FL – 09/16/2022 – A+S IDEAS STUDIO, Inc., a Miami-based, Hispanic full scope digital advertising and branding agency, is pleased to announce that its principals and co-founders, Sarimá Gracia and Andrés Fernández, joined renowned government contracting expert and best selling author, Dr. Rafael Marrero, on a recent episode of his podcast, “Uncle Sam’s Secret Sauce.” The episode, titled “Leading as a Unit with Andres Fernandez & Sarimá Gracia,” was an hour long conversation during which A+S’ founders and the host covered a wide range of topics including entrepreneurship, small business government contracting, leadership, business development, partnerships and creativity in the complex – yet lucrative – US Government contracting space.

The episode of “Uncle Sam’s Secret Sauce” featuring A+S’ principals is available on leading podcast platforms, including Sounder.fm, Spotify and Apple Podcasts.

The relationship between A+S and Dr. Marrero runs deep. In addition to being A+S’ partner in acquiring the firm’s socioeconomic certifications to conduct business with the US government, A+S designed Dr. Marrero’s inaugural edition of “La Salsa Secreta del Tío Sam,” the first-ever Federal Contracting book in Spanish, now an Amazon best seller.

“It was such an amazing experience to join this podcast; we’ve known Dr. Marrero (we affectionately call him “Rafa”) for many years now, and he was instrumental in guiding us through the complex web of US government contracting. He’s an asset to the Hispanic small business community, and his podcast is the latest expression of his mission,” said Sarimá Gracia, Founder and Chief Creative Officer of A+S IDEAS STUDIO, Inc.


Listen to the episode:

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For a transcript of the conversation: https://uncle-sams-secret-sauce.sounder.fm/episode/andres-sarima


Episode highlights:

6:59 – 11:45: Breaking down complicated stuff into simpler concepts + A+S’ experience with the Dominican Republic Tourism Ministry Web presence

17:28 – 30:00: Getting government contracting certifications + A+S’ first federal projects

40:07 – 47:00: The importance of vetting and partnering with experts

47:06 – 55:12: Three “secret ingredients” (tips) for fellow entrepreneurs



A+S IDEAS STUDIO, INC. is an award-winning Hispanic-Woman Owned full-scope advertising, branding and digital design agency headquartered in Miami, FL, whose partners have a combined 30+ year track record of success working with US Hispanic, general market and international clients across a multitude of private and public sectors. Whether it be web, print, email or video, A+S IDEAS STUDIO, INC. has the experience and capabilities to put your business or executive government agency in the best position to stand out and accomplish its mission. The firm’s federal socioeconomic certifications include: SBA 8(a), Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB), Federally-certified HUBZone government contractor and GSA contract holder.


About Uncle Sam’s Secret Sauce Podcast

Uncle Sam’s Secret Sauce is a podcast for U.S. small business owners and decision makers looking to grow their business. Each episode will feature insights such as conversations with successful entrepreneurs in the government contracting industry, promotion of diverse small business owners, and success stories from a range of industry leaders.

Learn more: https://uncle-sams-secret-sauce.sounder.fm/


Media Contacts:

Sarimá Gracia
Phone: 1-833-427-5877
Email: us@aplussideas.com


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