McDaniel Consulting is _recognized locally, state-wide, nationally, and internationally for its small business expertise. It has conducted -business consulting directly to entrepreneurs through governmental and quasi-governmental entities since 2001 from its locale in Dallas. Prime Contracts and relationships have been awarded from TxDOT, Texas DARS, DHA, DISD, TWC, City of Dallas, and vendors of USAID.
Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has $40 billion+ in highway construction projects across the state. McDaniel Consulting was selected as a Prime Contractor for its TxDOT OCR Technical Assistance Program (TAP). Eligible TxDOT DBE clients received up to $10,000 worth of training. TxDOT, along with funds made available by the Federal Highway Administration paid for the service. McDaniel Consulting offered eligible TxDOT DBE clients
- T-3 – Business Management Training
- T-6 – Communications Skills Training
- TA-4 – Financial Packages Technical Assistance
As Lead Consultant, was responsible for training DBE clients with highway construction related businesses. Used Technical Writing, Analysis, Business Process Improvement, and Tax skills to train clients on funding strategies and business management. Personally consulted with clients: 40% earned up to $10 million annually; 5% earned up to $25 million. Client locales where throughout all 25 urban, suburban, and rural TxDOT Districts across the entire State of Texas. (April 2011 to August 2015)
Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services has a total operating budget that exceeds $609.5 million. Texas DARS is part of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission. It has a program for restorative services, business set-up, equipment, and / or consulting so that their clients remain self sufficient. McDaniel Consulting consulted and wrote strategic business plans for numerous Dallas-area DARS clients. (2012)
The Housing Authority of the City of Dallas has an operating budget in the $195.3 million range. Selected as a Prime Contractor to develop and implement the “Entrepreneurial Business Development Training Program,” at Villa Creek. Topics related to starting, operating, funding, marketing, accounting, HR, and small business tax solutions relevant to micro enterprises were covered. (2008 to 2009)
Texas Workforce Commission - Today's TWC has a $1.5 billion operations budget; $300 million in assets; and allocates $314.6 million to vocational rehabilitation. Originally established the alliance as part of the ICDC BAC contract. Developed and implemented the “Self Employment Training Program” for one of its high volume locales. Program administered monthly. Recognized by Supervisor Sally Nelson for impacting 120+ clients. (2007 to 2009)
Dallas Independent School District - DISD is the 16th largest school district in the United States. It's current budget exceeds $1.7 billion. McDaniel Consulting worked with the existing Youth Entrepreneurship Program. We provided entrepreneurial training to its students who were in the top 10th percentile. (2007 to 2008) Received the Madame C.J. Walker Entrepreneurial Club Award for each year
Built on the longstanding relationship that the company had gained with key heads of the M/WBE Department (since 2001). Led separate teams to victory in the DISD/City of Dallas sponsored “Youth Today, Entrepreneurs Tomorrow Program”. McDaniel Consulting had also been an integral part of the DISD Vendor "Knowledge is Power" series.
City of Dallas - ICDC Business Assistance Center - The City of Dallas issued separate contracts valued at over $1.1 million to BACs as part of the Federal HUD Department's CDBG Grants. Awarded a prime contract with ICDC to fulfill all functions related to being the Sr. Business Consultant and Business Coach. McDaniel Consulting was responsible for providing small business counseling to 200+ LMIs and DBEs. The dual goals of -the assignment were to meet the clients’ needs while simultaneously assuring that the Center’s objectives outlined by the City of Dallas were met too. (2007 to 2009)
SBA’s North Texas Small Business Development Center (formerly Dallas SBDC). The Federal SBA is most known for its 7a loan guarantees which has surpassed $23 billion. Over $142 million was budgeted for its 63 SBDCs across the U.S. Syreeta had a pseudo contract with the organization through her work as an SBA Certified Business Development Specialist and Business Management Counselor. Personally consulted with up to 1,000 separate business owners on every aspect of business plan writing for lending purposes as well as accounting, HR, and debt loan or equity deck packaging. Recognized by Director Jeff Blatt for outstanding service. (2001, 2006 to 2011) Received the Most Triumphant Award in 2012
U.S. Agency for International Development, Donetsk, Ukraine (Summer 1996) Contributed to the upstart of the Small Business Development Center at the Donetsk State Technical University by: teaching classes in ISO 9000, Human Resources, and other small business related principles. Also addressed questions about how to restructure business objectives to meet the changing economic and political environment.