We are pleased to announce our role as the lead Construction Manager and Consultant for New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC) Mentor Program! The program is designed to increase business opportunities for qualified M/WBE construction firms and small businesses. As an MWBE firm we are honored for this opportunity to lead this effort and mentor M/WBE’s through the transition of subcontracting to prime contracting.

The program portal is open and is now accepting applications for qualified contractors looking to expand their portfolio with NYC DDC. To read more about the DDC Mentor Program and to submit an application, click here.

Left to Right: Paul Ersboll – VP at Laland Baptiste, Magalie Austin – Senior Advisor and Director of the Mayor’s Office of Minority and Women-Owned Businesses, Robert Baptiste – COO at Laland Baptiste, Wayne Lambert – Chief Diversity Officer for NYC Department of Design and Construction (DDC) and Schillivia Baptiste – CEO at Laland Baptiste.
Left to Right: Robert Baptiste – COO at Laland Baptiste, Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte Hermelyn of Assembly District 42 and Schillivia Baptiste – CEO at Laland Baptiste.
Left to Right: Paul Ersboll – VP at Laland Baptiste, Robert Baptiste – COO at Laland Baptiste, Thomas Foley– Commissioner of NYC Department of Design and Construction (DDC), Jonnel Doris – Commissioner of NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS), Jamie Torres-Springer – Former DDC Commissioner and Schillivia Baptiste – CEO at Laland Baptiste.