Faces Behind P&A



Patricia Padilla

Patricia Padilla possesses over 25 years experience in project management within public and private sectors, specializing in management, research, and special studies, policy and program development, administration, monitoring and evaluation of Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE), EEO/AA and Labor Contract Compliance programs. Ms. Padilla has for over 25 years, provided sound leadership, model frameworks, and program direction; has conducted management reviews and audits, special investigations, and related studies; and coordinated specialized outreach events for numerous public agencies. She served as chief advisor on several key transit and construction-related projects in the areas of DBE, Equal Opportunity, and Labor Contract Compliance. Prior to consulting, she served as Executive Officer Equal Opportunity Programs, for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, responsible for administration of D/M/WBE, EEO, Contract Compliance and Labor Compliance Programs.


Lauren Jaquith
Senior Project Manager

Lauren Jaquith possesses over nine years of experience and expertise in the field, having worked with the the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA), the California High Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA), the Exposition Metro Line Construction Authority, the Alameda Corridor East Construction Authority, Access Services Incorporated (ASI), Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) and the Southern California Regional Rail Authority, particularly in the areas of DBE and SBE Compliance monitoring and enforcement.


Antonio Dupré Sr
Senior Project Manager

Mr. Dupré is a Licensed General Contractor and has extensive knowledge in public works construction-related programs. Mr. Dupré traveled statewide conducting seminars on bonding and public contracting through the California Construction Contracting Program (CCCP). Mr. Dupré possesses exceptional professional credentials and project management experience in the design, development and implementation of Project Labor Agreements, Local Hiring Programs, Federal Davis-Bacon Act, California Labor Code and Labor Compliance Program models in accordance with regulatory requirements, having served as Project Manager/Administrator over Local Hiring and Labor Compliance for various public agencies, including: San Bernardino City Unified School District and the San Bernardino County Schools.