Deborah K. Thompson, Consultants

The firm concentrates on programs and service activities to government agencies, private individuals, commercial establishments, and non-profit organizations.  The areas of concentration are:

1) Housing and Community Development

2) Construction and Business Development

3) Transportation and Economic

4) Other services

1986

Where it all began

• Formed a sole proprietorship.
• 20 years in the housing and community development.
• Experienced Housing Urban Development-Certified Housing Counselor at the Jacksonville Urban League.
• Licensed mortgage broker.

1996

Expanded to Transportation

• Concentration on government action and funding.
• 14 years in transportation related projects.
• Performed public relations and community outreach functions for highway construction, mass and rapid transit studies.
• Trained subcontractors in construction management.
• Prepared subcontractors and prime contractors for bonding.

2000-2007

Capitalized on Prior Construction Experience

• 30 years in housing and commercial rehab programs.
• Consulted as Project Manager to small and minority contractors.
• Assisted commercial developers in public and community relations.
• Prepared and presented proposals and projects to elected and appointed officials.
• Identify small and minority contractors, subcontractors, vendors, suppliers, and producers for projects.
• Addressed contract management, compliance and safety issues.
• Obtained local credentials to qualify contractors for government projects.
• Addressed contract management, compliance and safety issues.
•Awarded several transportation transit sub-contracts in Public Information, Involvement and Awareness contracts with Parsons Brinckerhoff, Edwards and Kelcey, and Reynolds Smith and Hills engineering firms as a DBE subcontractor.

2008-2013

SBA 8(a) Small Business Firm

• Awarded a three-year Construction coordinating contract with Turner Construction Company/City of Jacksonville-$315M Duval County Unified Courthouse facility.
• Approved by SBA as an 8(a) small Business firm in Management Consulting.

2015-2016

Contract Awards

• Awarded five-year service contracts in Grounds Maintenance and Janitorial/Housekeeping – Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, Alaska.
• Approved by SBA as an 8(a) small Business firm in Management Consulting.