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Something New!

Welcome to the first edition of Economic Opportunity Division’s DBE newsletter! This publication will feature news and events surrounding the DBE community. 

We hope you will find this new communication tool helpful, and we welcome your feedback on this and upcoming issues.


Meet INDOT's New
Chief Legal Counsel

We’re pleased to announce that Matt Voors joined INDOT’s executive staff as our new Deputy Commissioner and Chief Legal Counsel, effective April 1, 2013. Matt most recently served as the General Counsel for the Indiana Department of Education as a member of the former State Superintendent Tony Bennett’s senior staff. Prior to joining the Department of Education, he practiced construction/business law with an Indianapolis law firm.

Matt’s unique background of private and government experience will allow him to successfully lead INDOT’s Legal Department.

Newly Certified DBEs

There are nearly 600 certified DBE firms in Indiana. Below is a list of new firms certified in 2013. 

1st Resource Solutions, LLC
A1 Excavating LLC
Ballard Associates, LLC
Critical Skills, Inc.
Exatone, Inc.
Indiana Strategic Resource Group, LLC
Longhouse Inventory Solutions, LLC
Repp Real estate Services, Inc.
Steppo Supply and Construction, Inc.
Transport Row, Inc.

Marketing Tip: Use the DBE list for networking and establishing partnerships.

Click here to view the list of all INDOT DBEs.  

2013 Statewide Indiana DBE Initiative (SINDI)

DBE Supportive Services launches its 2013 SINDI program starting June 11, 2013 in Indianapolis. SINDI provides statewide outreach and information to MBEs, WBEs and underutilized DBEs. Through state-of-the-art continuing education programs, SINDI will address construction management and engineering topics that help businesses sustain their operations and serve as a valued resource. 

See the program’s 2013 schedule in the column to the right.

Contact Taryn “Sissy” Guynn, DBE Supportive Services Coordinator at or (317) 233-0420 for details and additional information.  

June 2013



Ohio River

Bridges Project

Although site preparation and pre-construction activities have been underway for months, May 28 marked the commencement of construction for the East End Crossing.

Did you know you can receive email updates on the Ohio River Bridges Project? Click here to link to directly to the page.

The project website can be found at:

SINDI Training Dates

June 11, 18, and 25     

Fort Wayne
June 12, 19, and 26         

June 13, 20, and 27          

July 10, 24, and
August 7                      

New Albany IU Southeast
July 11 and 25                    

August 8