About Barbara Moore…
Barbara Moore, founder and Senior Business Consultant, is a performance-driven entrepreneur with forty (40) plus years of operational and management skills. She has demonstrated an ability to manage large-scale government contracts in facilities management, property management, medical janitorial services and construction management. Since the late 60’s, when she left Norfolk State University to work full-time in her father’s trucking business, Ms. Moore has gained tremendous experience in negotiation, accounting techniques and the ability to motivate employees to work efficiently and effectively.
Beginning in 1982, Ms. Moore has operated several business ventures and has worked with many small businesses to obtain their 8(a) certification and Multiple Award Schedule through the General Service Administration. She has continued to work with small businesses in providing guidance and support in obtaining capital and certifications, developing and implementing business plans while operating a successful company. She formed C & L Service Corporation (CLS) in 1996 and was successful in receiving the 8(a) designation in 1998. The company had a Facilities Management, Property Management and Financial Services division. C & L Service Corporation graduated from the 8(a) Program in
2007 with more than $60 million dollars in contracts over five (5) years. In the last three (3) years of its existence, CLS had average sales of 13 million dollars a year. C & L Service Corporation received several letters and awards of recognition for outstanding performance including the 2004 Small Business Award from the United States Department of Homeland Security.
In 2013, she closed CLS to retire, but decided to return her focus full time to working with small businesses and formed SMK Business Center, LLC. Ms. Moore’s passion has always been to work with small businesses helping them grow their business through all the resources available within her network of other professionals and guiding them through the process.
Barbara Moore loves what she does and works tirelessly for her clients to improve the quality of their business and hopefully improve their lives.
She is always just a telephone call or e-mail away.