DBE/ACDBE Liaison Officer & Program Administrators Training

AMAC’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)/Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) Liaison Officer & Program Administrators Training is a comprehensive, content-rich course designed to provide in-depth training to DBE/ACDBE and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Liaison Officer (DBELO) professionals, from beginner through intermediate experience levels. Our goal is to connect current and future DBE professionals with subject-matter experts in the DBE/ACDBE contract compliance industry.

The DBE/ACDBE Liaison Officer & Program Administrators Training requires an additional registration and fee.

Day 1 (Certification Intensive)—Monday, June 20, 2022 | 8:00 am–3:00 pm

  • Focus: The ins and outs of DBE and ACDBE certification.
  • New This Year: Using Current Tax Forms in Business Size and Personal Net Worth (PNW) Calculation: New North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code Guidance

Day 2 (Program Administration)—Tuesday, June 21, 2022 | 8:00 am–3:00 pm

  • Focus: DBE/ACDBE Program Administrators and Procurement Professionals Training, covers all of the detailed essentials of 49 CFR Part 26 and Part 23 needed by hands-on program administrators.
  • New this Year: Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Impact on Goal-Setting and Reporting

Meet Your Instructor: Denise Bailey, Principal-in-Charge, Milligan Consulting, LLC

Ms. Bailey has an engineering background, graduating from Drexel University in Philadelphia. She has been with Milligan for 25 years.

Ms. Bailey is a subject matter expert in a variety of areas in the aviation, transit and highway transportation industries, including project management, grants administration, civil rights (DBE, EEO, Title VI and ADA) and procurement. She provides legislative insight and interpretation to many of her clients and leads the firm’s efforts in support of initiatives sponsored by the Transportation Research Board.

Ms. Bailey is the Principal-in-Charge of several country-wide USDOT engagements, including Comprehensive Grants Management, Procurement System, ADA, Title VI, DBE and EEO Reviews.

She also serves as Principal-in-Charge for several direct engagements with transportation agencies, including the State Departments of Transportation for Alaska, Missouri, Massachusetts and New York. She also manages engagements with the Philadelphia International Airport, Tulsa International Airport, VIA Metro and Houston Metro. For these engagements, she works directly with the transportation entities to ensure their compliance with regulations to develop oversight and compliance mechanisms for their subrecipients and contractors and make recommendations on common business practices to align with industry norms.

In addition to her role as firm Principal, she enjoys teaching and provides such services to AMAC, the National Transit Institute and Federal Transit Administration.

Milligan Consulting (Milligan) is a Limited Liability Corporation (LLC), headquartered in Philadelphia, PA and serving clients nationally. Diversity services have been at the core of Milligan’s business practice since the firm was founded. We have a unique talent to blend core work procedures inherent in government oversight with transportation and civil rights knowledge to advance compliance with, and implementation of, civil rights requirements. 

Over the past thirty years, Milligan has developed highly-specialized niche practices in the areas of civil rights program oversight (including Title VI, DBE, Equal Employment Opportunity and Americans with Disabilities Act; training; transportation planning; and economic development consulting. www.linkedin.com/in/mdenisebailey