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Management Overview

Omega Paving & Construction Management Group, LLC


THOMAS C. SETTLES- PRESIDENT/CEO- OMEGA GROUP OF COMPANIES- Has more than 30 years of experience in business development, with specific emphasis in the areas of development/management of government and private sector programs. He has planned, managed and provided leadership in community-based corporations that focused on upgrading the living standards of the community from an economic standpoint. In 1989, in Atlanta, GA, Mr. Settles founded the first African American owned straw manufacturing company in America, Elite Paper and Plastics Company, Inc. and served as Chief Executive Officer. Most recently Mr. Settles launched a new Paving and Environmental Management Company. Beginning in 1974, Mr. Settles worked with various sales, community and business development agencies. From April 1978 to August 1983, he was with the Hamilton County, Tennessee Department of Economic Development, where he served as Director, President and General Partner in the consulting firm of GAMA Associates, an urban consulting firm specializing in the development and counsel of minority businesses. - Executive Director of the Alton Park Community Development Corporation, Chattanooga, Tennessee. For three consecutive terms, Mr. Settles successfully managed the campaign for Representative C.B. Robinson (also chairman Tennessee Black Caucus) and maintains active interest in the National Black Caucus of State Legislators. - Mr. Settles was an Incorporating Board Member of the Dekalb County Chapter of the 100 Black Men of America, Incorporated. Mr. Settles was elected state-wide to represent the State of Georgia at the 1995 White House Conference on Small Business and served as Chairman of the Community and Economic Development Committee - at the National Conference in June 1995. Mr. Settles and eight (8) other entrepreneurs formed and became the organizing board and administration for the Georgia Black Chamber of Commerce in December of 1996. Mr. Settles founded and established the Omega Group of companies in 1999 to address the series of infrastructure challenges (roads, sewers, water, agricultural farms, etc.) that face our municipalities in the US, the Caribbean and the continent of Africa. Mr. Settles received his Bachelor of Science degree from Talladega College, Talladega, Alabama in 1974, and has done graduate work at Florida State University and at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in the area of Program Planning, Development, Administration, Evaluation and Training.

VINCENT R. NATHAN Ph.D., M.P.H., Consultant

Area of Specialization: Environmental toxicology and occupational and environmental health. Participated in local, regional, and national environmental regulatory compliance and policy issues. Former deputy director, DC Department of Health, Senior Associate for Minority Health Research, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Office of Extramural Coordination and Special Projects, Atlanta, Georgia. Assistant Professor, Division of Environmental Health, Department of Family & Preventive Medicine, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN. Assistant Professor, College of Pharmacy & Allied Health Professions, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI. Manager, Regulatory Compliance & Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Science & Engineering, Inc., Williamston, MI. EDUCATION: Ph.D., Resource Development/Environmental Toxicology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI; M.P.H., Occupational Health/Genetic Toxicology, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, Houston, TX; B.S. Biology/Zoology, Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN

Sample Project Summaries

Environmental Science & Engineering, Inc.
Manager of Regulatory Compliance & Industrial Hygiene where he conducted over 100 environmental assessments. Typical costs for project services ranged between $2,500.00-$10,000.00. A typical assessment is described below:
Project Name: Report of Environmental Assessment
Site Location: Livonia, Michigan
Client was refinancing a property and restructuring a lease agreement.

* Conducted phase I environmental assessment
* Conducted asbestos survey and management plan;
* Managed UST removal and soil excavation

Served as project leader for asbestos, lead, radon and PCBs for the Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study for the Fort Sheridan, IL Army Garrison military base closure project. This was a $2 mil 2-yr project. He also assisted in the supplemental $100,000 risk assessment study and regulatory review process.

Environmental Protection Systems, Inc. and Michigan Hospital Association Branch manager for a 100-school asbestos management project for the City of Detroit. We provided inspections and management plans for 100 elementary schools. Occupational safety and health consultant to over 30 hospital in the State of Michigan. The program operations included asbestos inspections and management planning, employee right-to-know training, industrial hygiene monitoring, back injury prevention, and hospital safety assessments. In addition, he developed individual programs for indoor air quality surveys, infectious and hazardous waste management, reproductive health, and accident & investigation workshops.



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