Black Construction Firms Seeking Contractors, Partners and Subs for Current and Future Contracts

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Black construction firms will discuss current and existing contracting opportunities for companies to do business with their firms.  Successful Black founders and CEOs will explain how their companies pivoted during Covid-19, along with the lessons that they learned.  Each speaker is a member of the Black Directory. Click here to RSVP

Topic: Black Construction Firms Seeking Contractors, Partners and Subs for Current and Future Contracts

Construction Firms will discuss following Contracting Opportunities:

  • Los Angeles Ram’s Stadium 3,400 Square Foot Build Out
  • Designers to for Covid-19 Employee Re-entry Plans
  • Trucking Companies and Plumbers
  • Plumbing and HVAC Company with 10 Employees for a Department of Energy Contract in the DC-Maryland Area
  • Furniture Installations and Furniture Warehousing in the Dallas area.
  • Furniture Manufacturers
  • Bonding Capacity using Non-Equity Investors
  • Seaport Partners

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Who's Invited: All Construction Firms!

General Contractors, Engineers, Architects, Plumbers, HVAC, Hauling Companies, Energy Companies, Welding, Residential, Commercial, Federal, Industrial, Construction Management, Roofers, Flooring, Concreting, Demolition, Interior Designers, Drainage, Sewage, Framers, Fencing, Installers, Project Managers, Surveyors, Renovators, Janitorial Services, Cleaning Services, Transportation, Safety, Trainers, Asphalt, Bricklayers, Weatherboarding, Staffing Companies, Realtors, Landscapers and more.

  • When: Thursday, July 16, 2020
  • Time: 1:00 PM Eastern Standard Time 
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Rodney Greenup is the founding member of Greenup Industries, Greenup Specialty Services, Greenup Corrosion Services and Gulf South Engineering & Testing, Inc. He has more than 25 years of experience as a Project Manager and business owner. Mr. Greenup is a Mechanical Engineer with a Master's in Engineering Management from the University of New Orleans. Prior to working in the oil and gas industry, Rodney worked 20 years for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as a Supervisor and Project Manager for a variety of projects throughout South Louisiana.

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Dannette Davis has served as Principal at Kay Davis Associates for twenty (20) years where she oversees her company’s day to day operations which include the management of her full-time staff as well as outsourced construction project management, space planning, move management and Contract FF&E Sales. She has over thirty (30) years’ experience in the construction industry specializing in facility planning, space planning, project management and Furniture sales. Currently, Kay Davis Associates is working on several projects with clients of long-standing relationships in the Houston and the Dallas Areas. 

Recent completions in 2020 include Dallas ISD’S Molina HS with scheduled summer installations for DISD’S Wilmer Elementary and Kimball HS first phase.  Houston ISD summer installations include the HISD Hurricane Harvey (4) Schools and other work. Other recently completed projects are HSPVA HS, Askew and Wharton Elementary schools, Energy Institute HS and the Spring ISD Football stadium. There are varying scopes of work on other schools such as HISD’s Westbury, Milby, and Furr High Schools, Aldine ISD’s New CTE Facility, Garland ISD’S new CTE Facility and others. The Firm recently completed Houston Hobby Airport’s move to the New Maintenance Facility, after the provision of FFE to their new International Airport Expansion. 


Haleema Shafeek is the president of Green Office Furniture Solutions, LLC. Haleema is also a U.S. Army veteran who completed the VA’s Vocational Rehabilitation program and obtained a degree in Interior Design. She has more than 10 years of business management experience and 23 years of professional interior design experience.  In 2008, she launched Green Office Furniture Solutions, LLC a commercial Interior Design firm offering products and services with a ‘sustainable’ focus. Most of her projects are done in the federal space, and her company has been awarded over 450 national contracts.

Haleema has won multiple awards over the years, including the SBA Veteran Business Champion Award the 2015 Frederick J. Yates Memorial Scholarship award, completed the  Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business and SBA Emerging Leaders Executive Small Business Education programs and more.  Recently Haleema signed a book deal with T & S Publishing, LP, and was featured in the book Fields to Boardrooms: Conversations with Veteran Business Leaders, which was released on Amazon in the spring of 2019.

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Craig Aquart is a principal of MC Harry & Associates, Inc.  MC Harry & Associates is a Miami-based architectural and engineering firm with a 57-year history providing award winning, planning and design services to a variety of government agencies and public institutions.  MC Harry Associates offers innovative solutions to help their clients conduct business more efficiently. Each project is developed within the context of long term objectives, affording MC Harry Associates the opportunity to incorporate strategies that facilitates future growth.

MC Harry was honored by the American Institute of Architects Miami Chapter as the "Firm of the Year". The award recognizes a practice that has consistently produced distinguished architecture, while successfully blending the art and science of the profession.  

Troy Brooks is the President and CEO of Seal Tight Plumbing. Seal Tight Plumbing performs services in new construction, renovation, sanitary piping, drainage, waste & vent piping, domestic water piping, storm water piping, natural gas piping and outside utilities (water & sewer lines), plumbing fixtures, water heaters, expansion tanks, backflow preventers, pumps, condensate piping and more.

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