Our Approach

Through our decades of experience managing varying aspects of the industry, our team is a well-positioned to guide, direct and mold firms into transformation.
― Suzanne F. Stantley

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Transforming Organizations’ Operations and Leadership Strategies (TOOLS) is a business management approach that equips clients with industry best practices solutions to achieve operational excellence, sustainable performance and scalable growth.

The need for skilled, capable diverse construction firms has increased enormously as more projects are planned or underway across America.  Many of these projects have inclusion goals providing unprecedented opportunities for M/D/W/VBE firms who have the capacity to successfully submit, bid, win, and execute the requirements of the contract.


Historically, several factors have hampered the growth of the businesses targeted by TOOLS.


Using our multi-faceted approach, TOOLS is available to aid your municipality, agency or prime firm deliver a pool of capable, well-trained businesses to join your team.  The TOOLS approach is designed to help your organization fulfill your diversity inclusion goals.  Through TOOLS, participating firms will be given the knowledge and skills to successfully bid, win and execute!!


Access to Contract Opportunities







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Site Support


At a point in the participant firm’s evolution, the services of outside professionals will become important. We are delighted to be able to depend on the following firms to provide specialty services when needed.


HUB International is one of the world's largest insurance brokers, offering a broad array of property and casualty, risk management, employee benefits, retirement and wealth management products and services.  


Their construction insurance and surety specialists can aid participant firms regardless of the sector they work in and provide guidance to help them qualify for and obtain surety bonding.

Robert is the founding partner of Shipley Law Group, Ltd.  For 42 years he has maintained long-standing client relationships while engaged in active litigation, trial practice, and general business counseling.  The firm focuses on civil litigation involving complex commercial, construction and insurance issues.  Shipley Law Group, Ltd. will provide advice, guidance and representation.



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