"With a long history in aviation, Jacobs will help GOAA deliver the infrastructure and services for a world-class experience at Orlando International Airport for the growing number of passengers passing through its gates," said Jacobs People & Places Solutions Americas Senior Vice President Tom Meinhart. "We will also work with local small businesses to make a positive economic impact in the greater Orlando community by being change agents for social and economic inclusion and supplier diversity."
Jacobs will partner with Ardmore Roderick, a local small business enterprise, to deliver the program and plans to identify opportunities to employ and/or contract with local Disadvantaged Business Enterprises. The project will also create jobs for Orlando residents through its workforce development program, including hiring, training, and developing the local workforce. Jacobs will collaborate with GOAA's Small Business Development Department to accelerate growth and economic expansion in Orlando, working with the city and other stakeholders to maximize participation in the local business community.