FOUNDER AND PRINCIPAL
Demetria Bivens is a business development consultant, specializing in corporate partnership, business strategy, and contract management. The strategic communications, led by Ms. Bivens, pioneered initiatives to connect contractors to major corporate entities. Increasing readiness to access contracts and resources has continued to be the primary mission for Demetria as she collaborates with national stakeholders. With over 20 years of experience, Demetria strives to educate and develop contractors to successfully perform in the construction industry. dlb implements and maintains business opportunities for clients while creating long-term strategies and relationships that result in economic growth.
Demetria projects a level of entrepreneurial leadership that’s hard to find. With over 20+ years actively contributing to the development of some of the most respected architectural, engineering and construction businesses in Texas, she is deeply focused on helping companies realize and obtain their maximum potential. A multi-tiered strategy of market research, enhanced public image, increased market exposure and tactical marketing plan implementation gives her methodology standout appeal.
With a concentration in proven systems that enhance MBE/WBE/DBE participation in programming, is she believes that diversity should be more than the heart of every project – it should be the backbone. Demetria graduated from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, where she excelled in their comprehensive Minority Executive and Advance program. Since then, she has gone on to expand her community involvement and membership in various organizations. A snapshot of her associations includes being the founder and board member of the National Association of Minority Contractors – DFW chapter, TxDOT Leadership Committee, Regional Hispanic Contractors Association, DFW Minority Supplier Development Council and many more. She also carries an impressive list of certifications: NCTRCA, DBE, MBE, SBE, and HUB, in addition, Demetria is Osha 500 Certified and holds an Environmental Site Assessment Certification.
Dynamic environments are Demetria’s forte – ask her, and she’ll tell you she’s never met a challenge she couldn’t overcome through polished communication and strategic thinking.
WHO WE ARE
dlb Consultants (dlb) is a certified DBE/SBE/MBE/WBE and HUB Texas-based company headquartered in the DFW Metroplex since 2014. dlb provides Business Development Consulting (professional services, goods and services, architectural and engineering and construction industries), Safety Consultant, General Laborers, M/WBE Coordination and Compliance, Public Engagement services and an Authorized OSHA Trainer.
It is dlb’s overall objective to align clients with the changing market dynamics and develop a high-quality strategic marketing plan for business growth. In an effort to capture those under-developed areas most businesses lack, dlb assists them in market research, enhanced public image and increased market exposure.
“The University of North Texas at Dallas is currently building a new residence hall and the current contractor commitment to historically underutilized business utilization is 42.3%. One of the important contributing factors to this success has been Ms. Bivens’ leadership and enthusiasm. Her partnerships with Prime Contractors have led to increased communication and greater minority participation.”GREG OBAR: Associate Director at HUB Program UNT Dallas
“DLB Consultants LLC has been a tremendous help to HPS Construction, they found us the right partnerships with organizations that have allowed us to cultivate our organizations' processes and have led to capacity building for our firm. If you are in the need of getting your organization to grow its market penetration efforts, DLB Consultants is the right place to connect with.”SHIELA FAGG: President of HPS Construction
“DLB Consultants LLC has placed us in front of several projects RFP/CSP processes and thanks to their processes, we just landed a significant project at the Statler Hilton Project in Downtown Dallas. This relationship that DLB created will lead to more revenue for our company. Her persistence in calling me about this project and her tireless effort regarding putting us in the front of the project team is truly priceless.”JEFFREY POSTELL: President of Post L. Group LLC