Answers provided by Craig O’Rourke, president
What are Ahtna Design-Build’s (ADB) areas of specialty?
ADB is an SBA 8(a) certified small business capable of performing a multitude of construction, engineering and environmental services across the U.S. Its areas of specialty include: horizontal and vertical construction; infrastructure installation/upgrades; water resources and conveyance; structural, civil, mechanical and electrical engineering; decommissioning and demolition; dredging; and building renovation.
What is your mission?
ADB is focused on performing safe, high-quality construction and environmental services for government agencies and large government contractors.
Number of staff and office locations?
We have a staff of eight in our Irvine and Sacramento, CA, offices.
What are your goals and aspirations?
ADB is focused on partnering with large architecture/engineering firms and general contractors to assist them in meeting their Minority Business Enterprise or Disadvantaged Business Enterprise goals in federal, state and local projects. ADB is also focused on working with large commercial businesses interested in ADB’s National Minority Supplier Diversity Council Business Enterprise certification.
What were your biggest accomplishments in 2015?
ABD grew in revenue from $785 thousand in 2014 to $6 million in 2015. We completed several very successful and highly rated government projects in 15 different states for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Naval Facilities Engineer Command, Bureau of Reclamation and General Services Administration. Our joint venture with CDM Smith, an international engineering and design firm, yielded an USACE contract for a $45 million design-build construction Multiple Award Task Order Contracting (MATOC), and the JV has more than $1 billion in additional construction contracts pending.