Southeast Region Project Director - U.S. Department of Transportation Office of Small Business
As the SE Region Project Director, Ms. Clark is task with administering programs designed to enhance the competitive landscape of DOT Small Business owners, including DBEs, SBEs, WOSBs, 8(a), HubZone, SDVOSB and VOSBs, in order to increase their ability to perform on transportation infrastructure contracts/subcontracts.
For the past 18 years, she has utilized her strong business acumen to create value and strengthen capacity of small and minority entrepreneurs to launch, grow and succeed in business. Adriana is well versed in public-sector regulatory requirements applicable to programs (federal, state, local) and designations of special groups (small and disadvantaged), and uses this knowledge to advance others. She possesses a strong pedigree of training, development and business background acquired in academia, NPO, private industry and government arenas. She regularly presents and facilitate notable workshops, trainings and development forums.
Ms. Clark received her master’s degree in International Business Administration from the Huizenga School of Business at Nova Southeastern University and is currently authoring her Doctoral dissertation titled: An Equity Analysis of the U.S. Government Sectors’ Transportation Planning Profession.