Alan Dones, managing partner and co-founder of SUDA, LLC, specializing in large-scale, innovative, public agency projects and mixed-use development. He is a long-time entrepreneur, a licensed general engineering construction contractor, and community advocate of equal opportunity in employment and contracting.
Mr. Dones is a co-founder, and served as CEO, of Rondeau Bay Construction, Inc. (RBC), an engineering and construction firm established in 1988. Under his leadership, RBC grew to include offices in five major US cities and completed over $70 million of construction projects.
Mr. Dones is active in a number of local and national organizations and has worked with agencies throughout the United States to revise and enhance their small business policies.
He is a current member of the City of Oakland’s Workforce Investment Board; member of the Alameda County Health Care Foundation; past president of the Northern California Chapter of the National Association of Minority Contractors; member and former board member of the East Bay Conversion and Reinvestment Commission; and, former vice-chairman of the Oakland City Charter Committee.