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    LCG – formerly ‘A Squared Ventures’ provides a variety of supplier diversity and compliance services for municipal and private clients.

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WHAT WE DO

We connect agencies and contractors with skilled workers and educate those interested in construction careers on the steps necessary to begin apprenticeship training.

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AT LOWE CONSULTING GROUP INC.
COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS ARE OUR NUMBER ONE PRIORITY –

For 13 years we have connected agencies, contractors and the larger community to foster employment, business growth and civic engagement. We have helped contractors exceed local hiring targets, provided small businesses access to million dollar construction projects and developed philanthropic campaigns that support local non-profits. Our goal is to ensure that all capital improvement projects implement innovative programming that is mutually beneficial and rooted in genuine community collaboration.
BRINGING DIVERSE
COMMUNITIES TOGETHER

Our community engagement strategies
have impacted numerous not-for-profit organizations:

• ACE Mentorship Program
• East Oakland Youth Development Center
• Mentoring in Medicine and Science
• Rebuilding Together
• Read Across America
• National Association of Minority Contractors
• Cypress Mandela Training Center
• Rising Sun Center for Opportunity
Partnering & Facilitation

Through partnering and meeting facilitation, we help our clients heighten team collaboration and achieve project goals.

OUR SERVICES

Background

Let’s Build
Together.

Our focus is on innovative
processes, open communication,
and a true collaborative approach.

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Background

INNOVATION, COMMUNICATION & COLLABORATION

 

OUR CERTIFICATIONS
DBE # 38055 – California Unified Certification Program
LBE # 6802 – City of Oakland
SLEB #08-91246 – Alameda County
VSLBE – Alameda County Transportation Commission
SBE # 49380 – California Department of General Services
NAICS CODES
541613 – Marketing Consulting Services
541618 – Other Management Consulting Services
541890 – Other Services Related to Advertising
541611 – Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services

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INNOVATION. COMMUNICATION. COLLABORATION.

Our team is planting seeds for the future through innovative career awareness programs for local youth and by developing dynamic, hands-on technical assistance seminars for small contractors.

“At LCG our combined professional experiences give us an ‘insider’s’ perspective on the contracting process, allowing us to craft policies and programs that meet agencies and constituent needs.” – Andrea Lowe | C.E.O.

WHAT OUR CLIENTS & PARTNERS SAY:

  • “Our Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) commitment on BART’s Oakland Airport Connector project was a key component of our winning bid. We worked with Andrea Lowe and her staff to identify DBE partners and ensure they had meaningful scopes of work throughout the project.  Flatiron and Lowe Consulting Group partnered to continually engage new contractors, monitor and report our DBE goal attainment to our client.”
    Flatiron Construction Corp.
    Robert Ferrouge | PE
  • “We have partnered with Andrea Lowe for over 15 years.  Andrea and her firm have been dedicated to providing small businesses access to large infrastructure projects and ensuring that they have the knowledge and operational support to successfully complete each project.  Lowe Consulting Group, Inc. is a true advocate in providing resources to the local community.”
    Turner Group Construction
    Len Turner | Co-Owner
  • "Lowe Consulting Group keeps me updated on the projects they're working with to better serve participants from workforce development programs. Additionally, their assistance in professional development prepares candidates for entry into the building and construction trades. I can always count on Lowe Consulting Group as an equitable partner."
    Rising Sun Center for Opportunity
    Anthony Samperio | Career Services Manager, Adult Programs

OUR CLIENT LIST INCLUDES:

• AC Transit
• Alameda County General Services
• BART
• Bombardier
• Emeryville Unified School District
• Flatiron / Parsons, JV
• McCarthy Building Companies
• Metropolitan Trans. Commission
• Oakland Unified School District
• Pogo Park
• Port of Oakland
• San Francisco Housing Authority
• Santa Clara Valley Trans. Authority
• Signature Development Group