Vera D. Hall, Managing Member and Principal of Innovative Performance Construction Company, LLC (IPC) interest in construction was ignited while working on minor construction projects in her Vocational Education class while in college. Vera also worked with her brother painting clients’ homes for extra money.
Even though, Vera became infatuated with carpentry in college while majoring in Agriculture, she believes there is so much more she could have learned had she continued in construction engineering or management, but her experience has given her the knowledge needed to maintain her business.
Vera’s first project in her Vocational Education class in college was a screen door for her grandmother’s house, which is still evident on the house today. Vera has completed the MDA Model Contractor Development Training. Vera is also the qualifier for the Mississippi State Board of Contractors. Vera is also a graduate of the SBA Emerging Leaders Training Program. Vera also completed the SBA Federal Contracting Training in Federal Contracting Basics Online Courses; Understanding Requests for Proposal; Negotiating Government Contracts; Government Contract Types; and How to Qualify for the GSA Schedule.
Vera specializes in marketing, sales, planning, project evaluation, operations management, and human resources. Vera has worked with a licensed commercial painting firm for three years and as an independent contractor for four years. Vera has the experience to lead and the hands-on experience to perform.
Vera has over eleven years of experience in the field of construction, construction management, project management and contracting. Vera oversee the entire operation on a daily basis, project management in the field and/or site and budget projects as it relates to material purchases, material usage and inventory to stay within budget. Vera has managed employees and conducted training and staff development for employees.
Innovative Performance Construction Company, LLC small business was formed in 2011 with the expectation of growth and development. Vera started the construction company from her kitchen table and has grown the company from one employee to over twenty employees. Vera’s desire for Innovative Performance is to generate profitable contracts, establish successful business relationships. Vera has strived for excellence and has maintained a stellar reputation in the construction industry. Vera has been invited to share her 8(a) testimony at the Army Corp of Engineers Industry Day in Vicksburg, MS and the SBA Mississippi Drive 8(a) session in Jackson, MS.
Vera is a graduate of Alcorn State University (Bachelor of Science and Master of Science) and Emory University (Master of Divinity). Vera has done further study towards her Doctorate at Louisiana State University. Vera has one daughter, Christian Halle.