Posted by: Tampa Bay Chamber on Monday, December 9, 2019

By The Numbers

22 New Jobs Created
4 Vacancies Filled
42 New Corporate Contracts
5 Companies Securing New Capital (Over $4 million)
6 New Assets Acquired
25 Strategic Introductions Made

Metrics for all cohort participants collected January 1 – September 30, 2019.

Cohort 2020

Envision Construction Services

  • Financial mentorship assisted in obtaining a 30% increase in LOC for daily operations.
  • Reduced direct cost of goods sold by 35%
  • Improved the analysis and tracking of job expenses to be more disciplined with quoting and job tracking
  • Enhanced team-specific internal reporting, allowing better tracking of production and efficiencies

OHC Environmental Engineering

  • Secured 6 new term annual contracts in 2019 with several cities, counties and school boards
  • Secured teaming partnership with several large companies as a subcontractor
  • Obtained a new line of credit with Bank of Tampa

Pro-Fit Development

  • After a 2-year engagement process, ProFit became approved as a Certified Roofing Applicator for CARLISLE SynTec Systems, one of the largest suppliers of PVC & TPO Roofing products in the country.
  • Pro-Fit is one of the first African American owned Roofing Contractors in Hillsborough County to be certified with Carlisle to install certified roofing systems through their brand.

Cohort 2019

Chameleon Custom Solutions

  • Hired high performing individuals to provide a more strategic and comprehensive approach to solving clients’ needs
  • Implemented systems to monitor and evaluate performance essential to meeting customer expectations and keeping costs down
  • Made substantial building investments, like state-of-the-art equipment and a fully renovated office suite

Matcon Construction Services

  • Moved to their new office in Tampa Heights
  • Added new strategic positions (e.g. 2 new project managers, sales manager, project accountant, and construction experienced controller)
  • Awarded new projects in the healthcare and aviation industries
  • Continued as a General Contractor as well as a subcontractor in the Concrete Division

McKenzie Contracting, LLC

  • Obtained an increased line of credit
  • Secured a bond for $2 million
  • Invited to partner with a new corporate contract to collaborate on a $250 million project

MidFlorida Armored & ATM Services

  • Opened new locations in West Palm Beach and Tallahassee, expanding service to the entire state of Florida
  • Added 10 new jobs