Mr. Freeman Webber, Director
Ms. Cynthia Matlock, Asst.Director
Campbell Hall, Suite 401
1301 University Boulevard
Birmingham, AL 35294
Toll Free: 866-346-5339
The Disadvantage Business Enterprise (DBE) Supportive Services Program has the mission of providing technical and management assistance to disadvantaged business owners and women business entrepreneurs (WBE) interested in doing business with the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT). The Program seeks to assure that DBE/WBE business are equipped with resources and the guidance needed to perform Alabama Department of Transportation contracts and compete in today’s competitive markets. The Program is located on the campus of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Each year the UAB/DBE Supportive Services conducts an on-site visit with each DBE firm in its coverage area. This coverage area includes the following counties: Walker, Blount, Jefferson, Shelby, St. Clair, Talladega, Calhoun, Clay, Randolph and Cleburne.
The Alabama DBE Consortium 2nd Annual Awards Ceremony was held in Montgomery, AL, on March 10-13, 2009, during ALDOT’s 12th Annual Entrepreneurial Development Institute (EDI) Conference. We are proud to report that Wilkins Lawn Care was awarded Emerging DBE of the Year and Gulley’s Trucking, Inc. was awarded DBE of the Year. Both 2009 EDI Conference award winners were from Jefferson County.