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AECOM and COMTO HUB Sub-Committee Webinar: Small Business Toolbox: Leadership and Personal Skills
July 22 @ 2:00 pm
Join this webinar discussion hosted by AECOM and the COMTO HUB Sub-Committee for training tools to help you advance and grow your business! The presenters will discuss practical and relevant approaches to enhance your business skills so that you can compete successfully.
You will learn how to:
- Effective leadership behaviors
- Common mistakes for leaders to avoid
- Building and engaging your relationship
- Create an inspiring vision and empowering
- Enhance your Interpersonal skills and competencies
- Open and transparent communication
Shawn Ralston, Small Business Liaison Officer, National Governments, AECOM
Mr. Ralston is the Small Business Program Manager for the Design and Consulting Services Group’s National Governments Business Line at AECOM. Mr. Ralston’s responsibilities include oversight of the small business reporting, mentor-protégé agreements and outreach efforts. In addition, Mr. Ralston also provides strategic guidance around small business legal and regulatory matters.
Doreen Taveras, Compliance Manager, AECOM
Ms. Taveras provides direction and oversight of AECOM’s compliance program. Ms. Taveras is responsible for monitoring compliance with M/W/DBE existing policies and enhancing such policies as needed, communicating with executive management about compliance issues and making recommendations for addressing those issues, conducting outreach to the M/W/DBE community to identify opportunities for participation, assisting in the development of RFP, pre-bid and post-bid M/W/DBE utilization plans and documenting Good Faith Efforts to reach the M/W/ DBE participation goals for each project. Additionally, her unit conducts reviews of Monthly Utilization Reports to ensure progress toward M/W/DBE goals.