MoDOT’s Mentor-Protégé Program centers on the development of mutually beneficial business relationships between DBE firms and prime contractors.
Mentor-Protégé teams come together for a specific project or for general capacity building and development of the DBE firm for up to three years.
MoDOT’s Mentor-Protégé Program is consistent with goals and guidelines outlined within FHWA Title 49 CFR, Part 26.
Firms interested in becoming a Mentor (prime contractor) or a Protégé (DBE firm) may fill out the Mentor Protégé Interest Form. Once complete, forms can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Following submittal, the firm's information will be posted on MoDOT's ECR website to facilitate matching your firm to another interested Mentor or Protégé. Interested firms are expected to self-match. MoDOT staff may be able to assist with an introduction.
Alternatively, firms can submit an interest form here for becoming a Mentor or a Protégé (click on the appropriate link).
Mentor-Protégé Recognition Program
The Missouri Department of Transportation has developed the Mentor Protégé Recognition Program (MPRP) to acknowledge the informal relationships that DBE firms and prime consultant and/or prime contractors have established. Click for additional information
Mentor-Protégé Program Participants
Millstone Weber, LLC and Kendall's Hauling, LLC