About Us

Headquartered in Washington, D.C., DP Consultants, Inc. (DPC) specializes in public and government affairs consulting with an emphasis on third party coordination and community engagement. Our mission is to deliver professional and creative solutions for communication and public involvement challenges based on the specific needs of each client. Since our founding in 1994, DPC has garnered extensive expertise in developing and implementing public outreach campaigns that effectively connect each client with affected stakeholders, from key decision makers and interested advocates to concerned citizens and impacted neighborhoods. Our clear understanding of the complex nature of multi-faceted, high impact projects and programs ensures we create and deliver targeted communication strategies. DPC’s demonstrated ability to assess and concentrate on stakeholder priorities supports our reputation for ensuring success and heightening the profile of each client. Our team brings state-of-the-art tools to solicit information from and respond to internal and external stakeholders in a timely fashion. We pride ourselves on becoming a value-added complement to your organization.

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DPC conducts focused outreach and careful listening that clearly identifies concerns and delivers messaging focused on each affected and interested audience. Our strategies stress educating and informing relevant parties throughout each phase of a redevelopment, infrastructure improvement, or economic development program or project. The strong working relationships and exceptional consensus building skills we have garnered guide the seamless coordination of logistics for informational presentations and public hearings, forums, workshops, focus groups, and special events. We also assist clients manage and monitor diversity goals and programs, guiding their compliance with government and private requirements for identifying and hiring qualified Small, Minority and Women Business Enterprises. Our experienced staff delivers certified payroll review required by Davis-Bacon and other wage law requirements as well as supports subcontractors in understanding and fulfilling their requirements. The DPC team of highly qualified professionals strives to exceed the communications, public engagement, and compliance expectations of our clients.

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Certifications

DPC is a certified minority, woman-owned DDOT (District Department of Transportation) and DBE (Disadvantaged Business Enterprise) government and public relations consulting firm.

Current Certifications
  • District of Columbia
    • District Department of Transportation (DDOT) – DBE
    • Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority – DBE
    • Department of Small and Local Business Development – CBE
  • Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority (MWAA) – DBE/LSDBE
  • State of Maryland
    • Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) – MBE/DBE
    • Prince Georges County – MBE
  • US EPA (based on DDOT certification) – DBE
Registered Vendor
  • Washington Suburban Sanitary
    Commission – MBE
  • DC Water and Sewer Authority – MBE/WBE