Procurement Technical Assistance Center

PTAC Success Stories

MCDP Program

MCDP Program

UTPA Rio South Texas Regional PTAC, the leading organization that provides free and confidential business counseling for those interested in partnering with governmental agencies, hosted a full class of over 20 local businesses which participated in the University of Texas System Model Contractor Development Program (MCDP). The program, developed to mobilize and educate small construction and construction-related firms needed to complete UT System-related projects, has existed since the mid-2000s. Over 80 companies from across Texas, including Austin, Houston, Galveston, El Paso, and San Antonio, have participated in the program.

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Nancy W. Russell

Rhino Contractors, LLC

With over 25 years of executive management experience at a Fortune 500 company, Nancy W. Russell is no stranger to breaking new ground. Nancy is president of Rhino Contractors LLC, a general contractor specializing in the commercial, industrial, and institutional renovations and restorations of existing buildings and properties. Their corporate office is located in Harlingen, Texas. In 2010, Rhino opened a branch office in San Antonio Texas.

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Ismael DeLeon

Alpha & Omega Cleaning Services

Ismael DeLeon, founder and president of Alpha & Omega Cleaning Services, a local leader in the janitorial service industry, packaged his business utilizing UTPA PTAC services, and found that opportunity came looking for him.

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Affinity Community Services

Affinity Community Services (ACS) is a local agency based in Edinburg and serves the Rio Grande Valley Region (even extending into Nueces and Webb Counties) by providing health and human program services. Some of their broader services offered include parenting classes, monitoring child exchanges, supervising visits and youth monitoring.

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