Why Choose The LeFlore Group?
Background & History
The Le Flore Group was established in 2002 as a full-service business support group with expertise in government compliance, project and program management, and organizational improvement. The Le Flore Group's founding member has a background in Department of Defense Acquisitions, Organizational Improvement, and Public Transportation. The founding member, Rudy Le Flore, is active in overseeing the company's projects.
Mr. Le Flore’s transit experience started as a Director of Contracts for the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Mr. Le Flore managed the Construction Estimating, Compliance, Vendor Services, and Cost and Price Analysis functions at the MTA for more than 4 years.
Rudy LeFlore, Founder/Owner
The company focuses on solving complex business problems for transit and government agencies. As requested by clients, The Le Flore Group has managed complex acquisitions, managed construction and advanced technology projects, helped establish taxi regulations, assisted in compliance with federal rules, developed an agency budget, developed FTA compliant policies and procedures, conducted procurement training, developed grants, established organizational performance goals, conducted executive coaching, and assisted in FTA grant administration. Additionally, Rudy Le Flore serves as an instructor at the University of the Pacific where he teaches courses on government procurement practices and government procurement provisions.
The Le Flore Group also serves as part of the steering committee for the Zero Emissions Bus Resource Alliance. Our understanding of the business of transit has helped agencies deploy zero-emission technologies, including managing the procurement of the first Buy America Compliant Hydrogen Fuel Cell Bus in the United States, and the procurement and installation of the largest hydrogen electrolyzer of its kind in North America.
The Le Flore Group is a certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise in accordance with FTA Guidelines.
The Le Flore Group is a certified small business with the State of California.
The Le Flore Group is a Schedule Contract holder with the State of California.
The Le Flore Group is a Public Utilities Commission certified WMBE.
The Le Flore Group has staff certified in Project Management (PMP) by the Project Management Institute.