Onyx Enterprise Slogan - Execute the Results.

Company Overview

PORTFOLIO SUMMARY
  • Over 28 years experience in project management and construction management services.
  • Closeout of over $600 Million in construction work.
  • Experience in Design/ Build Project Delivery Methods.
  • Experience in Managing teams of engineers and contractors.
  • Experience in Permitting Services.
CERTIFICATIONS
  • City of Detroit - DHB, WBE, MBE, DSB
  • State of Michigan - DBE-MDOT
  • MMSDC-MBE
  • Wayne County Airport Authority - SBE
  • Federal - 8a
  • Central Contractor Registration Minority-Owned Business Enterprise
  • Central Contractor Registration Woman-Owned Business Enterprise
  • Wayne County - MBE/WBE
  • WBENC
  • Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District(NEORSD) - WBE, MBE, SBE
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
NAICS Codes
  • 541330 - 
  • 541618 - 
     
  • 541990 - 
     
  • 541611 - 
     
     
  • 237310 - 
     
  • 237110 - 
     
  • 237990 - 
     
  • 221310 - 
     
  • 221320 - 
  • Engineering Services
  • Other Management Consulting Services
  • All Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
  • Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services
  • Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
  • Water and Sewer Line and Related Structures Construction
  • Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
  • Water Supply and Irrigation Systems
  • Sewage Treatment Facilities
Onyx Enterprise, Inc., a Certified Woman and Minority Owned and Small Business headquartered in Detroit, Michigan provides engineering consulting, project management and construction management services to local, state, federal government, engineering consulting firms and contractors. Our team of highly qualified and experienced professionals meet each of our unique client's needs. Through focused project management and construction management capabilities, Onyx Enterprise, Inc. Execute the Results by delivering timely services with integrity and trust.

Vision Statement

Onyx Enterprises, Inc. vision is to be a socially responsible engineering consulting firm that develops solutions to challenging problems with a spirit of excellence and integrity.

Mission Statement

Onyx Enterprises, Inc. mission is to be a catalyst in developing and sustaining communities through sound project and construction management capabilities.

Onyx Enterprises, Inc. model is "Execute the Results". Onyx represents focus/ alignment and determination all with a purpose of executing sound engineering solutions with excellence and integrity.

We manage a project with a holistic approach keeping in mind sustainable energy, quality engineering, and cost. We offer the client cost effective solutions with superior project delivery methods.

CEO - Tarolyn Buckles - Profile

Ms. Buckles has an array of water and wastewater engineering experience. She has experience in managing projects and teams of engineers involved in design and construction engineering, RPR services, start-up/testing, O&M Manuals and closeout for more than $600 million in construction work.

Education
  • BS, Civil/Structural Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1993
  • Turner School of Construction Management
  • Goldman Sachs 10K Small Business Program
  • SBA Emerging Leaders

Years of Experience
  • Total - 28
  • With Onxy Enterprise, Inc - 9
  • With METCO - 2
  • With ARCADIS - 11
  • With Waste Management - 5
  • With MDOT - 5

Professional Memberships
  • Co-Founder and Chair, National Association of Minority Consulting Engineers (NAMCE) - Detroit Chapter, 2013 to present
  • Co-Founder, Coalition of Minority Professional Engineering Societies (NSBE, SWE, SHPE), COMPES - Detroit, MI.
  • Past Chair, Past Treasurer, Past Region IV Chair: NSBE Alumni Ext - Detroit, MI.
  • Diversity Chair, Reception Committee Chair: ASCE - Southeastern MI.
  • American Society of Civil Engineers, ASCE
  • National Society of Black Engineers, NSBE
  • Society of Women Engineers, SWE
  • Society of Hispanic Engineers

Professional Qualifications
  • Civil Engineer
  • Project Design & Construction Manager
  • Safety Manager
  • National Diversity Manager, ARCADIS, 2008.

Boards
  • CEEFA, University of Michigan's Civil and Environmental Engineering Friends Association - 2013 to present
  • CEDO, University of Michigan's Center for Engineering Diversity & Outreach - 2008 to present
  • MVCA, Michigan Virtual Charter School - Treasurer from 2013 to present
  • NAMCE, National Association of Minority Consulting Engineers
  • NSBE, National Society of Black Engineers
  • NOMA, National Organization of Minority Architects
  • MMCA, Michigan Mason Contractors Association

Honors
  • USDOT - Women Impacting the Nation in Transportation
  • Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program Cohort III, Detroit
  • 2015, Small Business Association Emerging Leaders
  • 2013 Michigan Excellence Award from US Trade and Commerce Institute
  • ASCE - Committee on Diversity and Women in Civil Engineering - Honorable mention January 2008 - Ongoing promotion of diversity within civil engineering.
  • Univeristy of Michigan - 5 under 10 Award for Professional achievements and community service - 2002.
  • Engineering Society of Detroit (ESD) - Building the Pipeline Award - 2010.

Publications
  • USDOT Women History Month - Women Impacting the Nation in Transportation - March 2016
  • Michigan Contractor & Builder - Women in Construction - June 2001
  • Black Enterprise Magazine - 2000
  • Diversity & Careers Magazine - 2008
  • NSBE Magazine - 2001 & 2008
  • Crain’s Magazine - 2013

Presentations
  • 2004 ACEC Conference - Colorado Springs, CO - “Diversity-State of Minorities in Engineering”.
  • 2004 ASCE Student Night Meeting - Lawrence Tech. University(LTU) - “Diversity-State of Minorities in Engineering”.
  • 2006 Planned and conducted ASCE First Annual Diversity Conference, Detroit, MI.
  • 2008 Planned and conducted ASCE Diversity Symposium II, Detroit, MI.
  • University of Michigan College of Engineering - Center for Engineering Diversity & Outreach (CEDO)
  • 2011 and 2012 Girls in Engineering event “Girls Rock in Engineering” - Society of Women Engineers (SWE).
  • 2014 WJR Radio Onyx Enterprise, Inc. Small Business Experience
  • 2012 MDOT/ HNTB Youth Development Mentoring Program at LTU.
  • 2015 University of Michigan College of Civil Engineering CEE-200 Introduction to Civil Engineering
  • 2015 MDOT DBE Conference - Partnering What does a Successful Protege Look Like
  • 2016 WXYZ Radio Small Talk - Entrepreneurship Success Stories
  • 2016 MDOT DBE Conference - Benefits of Associations
  • 2016 AMAC Conference - Navigating Certifications and Organizations
  • 2016 MMSDC Conference - Entrepreneurship
  • 2016 SBA Emerging Leaders Graduation

Contact Information

Tarolyn Buckles
President and CEO
Email: tbuckles@onyx-enterprise.com
Phone: 313-409-9870
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