Metro Strategies, Inc. (Metro) is a leading agency in Southeast Michigan that provides solid community relations outreach, workforce development, relationship building and training services. Metro is a DBE-Certified and Veteran-Owned company, with vast experience in the development of small and diverse construction companies and developing intern and workforce development programs that bring about “real” economic impact within communities.
Metro Strategies has learned that in the contracting arena, small businesses struggle to compete in an environment where the contracting opportunities are scarce. Metro Strategies expertise has been in the development of policy-oriented initiatives which allow small businesses to compete in an otherwise unfriendly business environment.
Graduate of 2016 FTA DBE Academy
The U.S. Department of Transportation is offered training and technical assistance in the form of practical implementation tools for funding recipients of the FTA, FHWA, and FAA. Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Liaison Officers (DBELOs) and other program administrators responsible for implementing the Department of Transportation’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program were invited to participate in this three-day DBE Academy to better understand the DBE requirements through interactive group sessions, independent assessments, and program reviews. Participants received a certificate of completion on the last day of the training.