Rev. Larry S. Bullock, MPA/MDiv
Kenneth M. Webb, Sr., B.A., M.P.A.
Kenneth M. Webb Sr. is a retired 32-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department. Co-founder, and President of Fact Finders Group, Inc., He served in the United States Marine Corps Air Reserve. In most of his Law Enforcement career, he has served in specialized units, which include (Internal Affairs, Organized Crime, and the Patrol Division). He is a licensed Private Detective and Private Security Contractor in the State of Illinois and Indiana. Current Positions: Vice President USMCA, President Echo Foundation. Member Business Leadership Council (BLC), Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (IHCC), Board of Directors of Chicago State University Alumni AssociationContact Me
Dr. Gale B. Frazier, PhD
Formerly, she has worked for such companies as, AT&T/Illinois Bell Telephone, Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), Northrop Corporation DSD, Rush Medical Center in the capacity of Assistant Director of Construction Management, Truman College, Rush University and South Suburban College where she taught Project Supervision and Construction Estimating. She presently serves on the advisory board for Dawson Technical Institute’s Highway Construction Training Program and as Chairperson of the National Black Agenda Consortium.
Brent's analytical skills and supervision experience of both union and nonunion workers will make your company money. He has worked on bridge construction as well as steel mills, refineries, commercial projects, schools, hospitals and strip stores. He has also constructed lift and pumping stations along with drinking water, storm and sanitary sewer distribution. He has taught construction related classes at various institutions.
Brent currently presides over Mounts & Associates Construction Services. Brent was a Senior Project Estimator for Powers & Son's Construction Company, he was a Division Manager for Young Plumbing, Inc., and an Estimator/Project Manager for McAllister General Contractors.
Brent is currently the Chief Estimator for USMCA and the Associate Dean for the Entrepreneurial Training Institute 4.0. He is a faculty member on the HACIA/April Cobra/St. Augistine ISHTA Project working as a Technical Assistance Instructor.
James A. Wright
James A. Wright joined Chico & Nunes, P.C. in June, 2013, as Of Counsel, where he concentrates his practice in the areas of minority and women-owned business (MBE/WBE) representation, corporate structure, procurement law, work place ethics and investigations and regulatory compliance, including audits.
James worked for the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency in Washington, D.C. and for the Criminal Section of the Tax Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, including the Civil Tax Division of the Justice Department. In 1995, James returned to Chicago to work for the Northern District of Illinois in the General Crimes Division.
In 1998, James attained his Masters in Business Administration from Northwestern University's J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management prior to becoming the Chief of Commercial Litigation for the Chicago Board of Education. James was selected to participate in the Executive Leadership Program offered by United Technologies Corporation in Hartford, CT, and again returned to Chicago and became the Chief of Staff for the Chicago Board of Education.
In 2002, James became Of Counsel in the Government Division of the Law Offices of the Altheimer & Gray, where he represented major corporations, mid-sized and small businesses, and government entities before local, state, and federal agencies in litigation matters, employment controversies, regulatory and transactional issues, contract drafting and negotiations, and minority/women business enterprise (M/WBE) certification and negotiations.
Atty. Robert Block, CPA
Robert Block is a CPA and licensed attorney. He received his law degree from DePaul College of Law and his undergraduate degree in accounting from the University of Illinois. Along with working at Manning Silverman & Co as Principal, Rob is serving as CFO for USMCA and has been in business for over forty years. During that span, Rob has served numerous clients in real estate, manufacturing, professional service, not for profits and banking.Contact Me
Ashley M. Washington
Francesca Hindmon is the President and Founder of Monarch & Company, a digital marketing and website development agency based in Chicago, IL. As the President of Monarch & Company, Francesca has done it all, from running the company, sales, project management, website development and everything in-between.
Francesca Hindmon is the Program Director for Minority Entrepreneur, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the research and dissemination of information pertaining to minority and women’s business development, overseeing their Online Marketing Clinic program. The Marketing Clinic consulted with over 150 certified Illinois Department of Transportation, Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (IDOT DBE) companies over a 3 year time-frame providing website development, marketing materials and business planning services. Also, she is a Contributing Consultant for GrowTheBench.com, a online professional development organization offering affordable online education, professional development, and peer networking for the landscape and snow management industry in United States and Canada.
In college, she served as an Undergraduate Fellow at the Howard University Institute for Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Innovation (ELI), where she headed a cross-functional planning committee responsible for the execution of vendor development seminars and entrepreneurship education programming. Ms. Hindmon studied Economics, with a minor in Business Administration, at Howard University and worked as an Undergraduate Assistant for the District of Columbia Small Business Development Center (DC SBDC) to meet the economic development goals and objectives set by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and local funding partners.Contact Me