Tina Boyd & Associates is a Washington DC-based firm that offers ‘one-stop-shopping’ solutions to its clients by providing: government relations, public relations, business development, community outreach, DBE/CBE monitoring and labor compliance—all from one expert source. Since 2005, Tina Boyd and Associates has supported business development in Washington, DC’s infrastructure projects with an impressive network of local professionals.

Tina Boyd & Associates is staffed by Washingtonians with strong ties to their community. They have both a vested interest in seeing their community succeed and the relationships necessary to do so. These professionals understand the District’s political culture, its interests and its unique and complex environment. Their expertise and local relationships make TB&A the first and best choice in navigating Washington DC’s political waters.

Tina Boyd

PRINCIPAL

Tina Scott Boyd has over 30 years of experience in business development and government relations with a focus on the state and local government market. Her vision for her company is to provide quality resources to the community in which she was born and bred. She has long-standing relationships in the DC area that help to foster effectual projects for both her clients and her community. Tina makes sure to surround herself with the kind of professionals that can continue to offer the award-winning, community-driven service that TB&A has become known for.

Kimberly Manning

PRINCIPAL

Kimberly Manning has over 30 years of experience in community relations, government relations, project management, event coordination and production management.  In Manning’s extensive career, she has served as a Director of Government Relations, Chief of Staff and Director of Administration. In these roles she has managed task forces, supervised administrations and served as a governmental liaison. Today, she is a key member of the TB&A staff where she lends both her skill set and vast resource of local relationships to help guide TB& A’s client projects in the right direction.

Nicole Copeland

Nicole Copeland has over 16 years of project management experience and a long-standing reputation for her work developing diversity programs on major infrastructural projects. She has worked on some of the region’s largest development projects such as the National Harbor, the Inter-county Connector (ICC) , NOMA, Capital Quarter and the Southwest Waterfront.  For four years, she also served as the DBE Outreach and Supportive Service Project Manager on the Maryland Department of Transportation’s $1.8 billion ICC Project. Today, Copeland is an invaluable member of TB&A; where she lends her extensive experience and considerable resources.

 

Stacee Hemby

PROJECT MANAGER

Stacee Hemby is a Native Washingtonian with experience working very closely with District of Columbia Government. She served as Outreach Coordinator on countless District of Columbia projects over the years including the DDOT Revitalization of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, SE, DDOT Cleveland Park Streetscape and Drainage Improvement, DC Water First Street Tunnel-Doors of Perception, and the DDOT 11th Street Bridge Project. Hemby’s experience includes community outreach coordination and management; event planning; administrative and document support; timekeeping; troubleshooting and problem solving; database development and management; data collection and analysis; customer service; office management and contract administration. She attended Howard University and is a resident of Ward 1.

Kianna Fowlkes

SENIOR PROJECT CONSULTANT

Kianna Fowlkes is a management consultant with over 15 years of experience. A conceptual and analytical thinker, Kianna effectively and efficiently manages projects and programs, improves and documents business processes, and provides financial analyses and modeling. Kianna’s keen ability to evaluate complex situations and employ appropriate solutions aids her in the management of a broad array of tasks performed for TB&A’s clients. On a continual basis, Kianna performs critical thinking analysis using best industry practices and facilitates resolution and agreement assessments on key program issues. Kianna holds an MBA from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a BS from Howard University.

Carolyn Blasinsky

Head Graphic and Web Designer

Carolyn Blasinsky is a senior-level designer with over 12 years of experience in print, digital and web design. As TB&A’s head graphic and web designer, Carolyn has supported many high profile projects in the DC Metro area such as The New Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge Project. She also designs the branding, print collateral and websites for projects that include the Rehabilitation of the East Capitol Street Bridge, Safety Improvements on New Jersey Avenue NW, Rehabilitation of Anacostia Freeway Bridges Over South Capitol Street, and 14th Street NW Streetscape. Ms. Blasinsky holds B.A. degrees from Virginia Tech (Art and English) and George Mason (Graphic Design) and earned an M.F.A. in Integrated Design from the University of Baltimore. 

Rayisha Quarrie

COMMUNITY OUTREACH SPECIALIST

TB&A Community Outreach Specialist, Rayisha Quarrie, helps build sustainable grassroots connections and relationships with residents, business owners and stakeholders. She is energetic, organized, and relatable and is committed to community engagement on behalf of TB&A’s clients. As a trusted and valued team member, Ms. Quarrie has supported the DC Department of Transportation (DDOT) on projects such as DC Streetcar, Minnesota Avenue Revitalization Phase 1 and the Asset Management Citywide (Local) Alley and Sidewalk Enhancement Program. Rayisha has developed an understanding and sensitivity to the public’s concerns, a trait that has gained her trust with residents, business owners, government officials and community leaders.

Leslie Green

PUBLIC RELATIONS SPECIALIST

Leslie has nearly 15 years of experience as a communication and public relations professional, serving in both the public and private sector. Most recently, Leslie served as the Director of Communications for the Office of Motion Picture and Television Development (MPTD) for the Government of the District of Columbia, where she was responsible for creating and implementing the communication and marketing strategies for the agency. Leslie specializes in media relations, messaging and content development, and social media management. Her clients have included The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the United Nations Foundation’s Girl Up Campaign, SB Works, Darieth Chisolm and Peter Hirsch. She received a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Virginia and master’s degree in Communication from Howard University.

Jam Kendrick

PROJECT COORDINATOR

Jam Kendrick is a seasoned Community Outreach Specialist with a record of successful community service and engagement. Her unique abilities enable her to formulate beneficial solutions, which have made her a valued asset to the TB&A team. Using her knowledge of community relations and her extensive outreach experience, Jam has developed solid skills that give her a wide grasp of goals and objectives for a variety of programs and services. Her current work includes organizing the Prince George’s County schools participating in the storm water retrofit and student planting programs; preparing initial Construction Outreach Plans and attending regular contractor pre-construction/construction update meetings and distributing the information. Jam is a dedicated professional whose keen insight enables her to use her extraordinary skills to develop and maintain solid interpersonal communication avenues with all partners.

Jerrell Johnson

COMMUNITY OUTREACH SPECIALIST

Jerrell Johnson has worked on a variety of projects including DDOT 11th Street Bridge, DC Streetcar, and Ledroit Park GI Challenge, among others. His skills include competency in the foundational knowledge, concepts and terminology required to perform tasks related to green infrastructure construction and inspection and maintenance. Johnson’s certifications include National Green Infrastructure and several from the American Red Cross. He has extensive experience providing grassroots and community relations support. Johnson has a long history of engaging with ANCs, businesses, members of the community and a variety of other stakeholders. He attended Norfolk State University and resides in Ward 7.

Jerry Johnson

COMMUNITY OUTREACH SPECIALIST

Jerry Johnson, Outreach Coordinator with TB&A, is an Air Force Veteran having served as a security forces member as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Having worked on a variety of projects at TB&A, he routinely cultivates relationships with ANC Commissioners and other community stakeholders. Johnson manages a staff of four to coordinate outreach efforts to resolve community concerns and to organize stakeholder events. He analyzes the effectiveness of his activities through the collection of surveys and by through routine reviews of event data. He holds a Business Marketing degree from Norfolk State University and he lives in Ward 6.

Enora Moss

ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT SPECIALIST

 

Nnamdi Amaechi

PROJECT MANAGER

 

Amber Williams

BRAND STRATEGIST AND WRITER

Amber Williams is a branding specialist, storyteller, and creative director with over 10 years of experience. A conceptual and strategic thinker, Amber directs the creation of several communications initiatives, with consideration to business goals and multidimensional stakeholder audiences. Amber’s cross-functional experience in multiple marketing disciplines, including public relations, social media, online reputation management, brand strategy and storytelling allows her to effectively lead new branding communications initiatives for TB&A clients. On a continual basis, Amber writes messaging concepts for project video scripts, newsletters, and other branded materials, provides artistic direction for collateral layouts, website design, and community engagement initiatives, and offers insights on tools and technology for digital integration. Amber is also an independent speaker/instructor to entrepreneurs nationwide on brand storytelling, reaching new consumer audiences, and effective communication. She holds a M.S. in integrated marketing communications from The Medill School at Northwestern University and a B.S. in psychology/pre-law from Florida A&M University. Her work and thought leadership on branding and communications has been featured in Forbes, Black Enterprise and The Washington Post.