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Mission Statement

Our mission is to develop, implement and promote programs which ensure compliance with State and Federal regulations governing Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), External Equal Opportunity (EO), External On-the-Job Training (OJT), and Title VI programs. We build and maintain relationships to facilitate the development of socially and economically disadvantaged businesses and individuals.

DBE Newsletter (PDF 692 Kb)

Directory of Personnel:

    Directors Office
  • Arlene Prince - Director - (803) 737-1717
  • Betty Richardson - Executive Assistant - (803) 737-1717

    Business Development Center
  • Colette Swann - Business Development Manager - (803) 737-2029
  • Paula Hollis - Business Assistance Manager - (803) 737-1663
  • James Cooper - DBE Technical Assistance Liaison - (803) 737-6429
  • Steve Smith - Financial Management Coordinator - (803) 737-6396
  • Juanita Campbell - Program Assistant - (803) 737-6426
  • Susie Bender - BDA/MPP Program Manager - (803) 737-6427

    External EO & OJT
  • Barbara Beagles - External EO & OJT Manager - (803) 737-6361
  • Nicole Edwards - External Equal Opportunity - (803) 737-6428
  • Delicia Wingard - Stage-Type Inspections - (803) 737-4762
  • Nicole Edwards - OJT & Training Special Provision Requirements - (803) 737-6428
  • Vacant - OJT Supportive Services - (803) 737-6093
  • Vacant - Receptionist/Admin Assistant - (803) 737-1372

    DBE Certification
  • Gary Linn - Program & Compliance Supervisor - (803) 737-4672
  • Brenda Parnell - Certification Analyst - (803) 737-1374
  • LaChandra Walker - Program Coordinator - (803) 737-2795
  • Syrees Oliver - Certification Analyst - (803) 737-1443

    DBE Reporting
  • Carolyn Burton - Program Manager - (803) 737-0740
  • Sandra Wright - Program Assistant - (803) 737-1266
  • Brunell Rawlinson - Administrative Specialist - (803) 737-1947

    Title VI
  • Alex Nelson - Title VI Coordinator - (803) 737-1664

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