Providing consulting services for clients, with excellence!
Niles Consulting & Development Group – a subsidiary of Lorraine & Associates Administrative Services – is a woman-owned professional speaking, consulting, and management company headquartered in Decatur, Georgia. We connect with personal brands, small business owners, and nonprofits to introduce new perspectives and processes that transform how men and women do business.
Why Partner with Us?
Niles Consulting & Development Group is just as passionate about your business as you are. Our goal is to help your business excel to unimaginable heights. How do we do it? With simple structure and measurable results. We want to see your business WIN – that’s why we offer services that you can utilize no matter where you are in your journey.
We provide clear, concise consulting services to help enhance your critical thinking skills and guide your business practices. Our solid experience enables us to delve into the core areas of your business with precision and ease. These areas include:
We offer an expert perspective that helps participants develop new skills or that will create inspiration for abundant living – personally and professionally. For large or small groups, we conduct:
We deliver a holistic approach to support the logistics of your business. Our management expertise includes, but is not limited to:
· Event Management
· Project Management
· Construction Management
· Talent/Brand Management
Founder & CEO
Personable with a think-outside-the-box approach, Founder and CEO, Shatakia Niles, identifies and creates simple, yet effective ways, to help entrepreneurs thrive. She operates from four fundamental principles that guide her work:
Creating an environment of honesty and transparency in every interaction.
Honoring your time and your perspective.
Discovering bright spots in all situations.
Developing innovative solutions that opens the mind to new possibilities.
“I believe in the village. That is, utilizing people and resources to support the necessary knowledge and expertise to build and grow a business.”
An advocate of the “village” mindset, Shatakia owns and operates two prominent businesses: Lorraine & Associates Administrative Services, a full-service administrative company, and Niles Striping, a local parking lot striping business. Shatakia is well-versed in all things business having earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business Professional Management and Finance from Nova Southeastern University. In addition, her portfolio includes extensive Black Belt Lean Six Sigma and project management training. Shatakia’s expertise lies in process improvement and event and project planning from ideation to implementation.
Shatakia – a woman with intense drive – has earned several certifications over the years that include:
Dekalb Local Small Business Enterprise (LSBE-MSA)
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)
Women-Owned Business (self-certified through SBA)
Ultimately, Shatakia has garnered success on small and large platforms with over 10 years-experience as an entrepreneur and 25 years combined experience in the marketplace. Throughout her career, she has worked with organizations across a wide range of industries that has solidified her position as an expert in insurance, technology, and nonprofit organizations and churches.
When Shatakia is not busy running her businesses or partnering with other like-minded people, you can find her traveling around the world or spending time with friends and family.
Who We’ve Helped
Niles Consulting & Development Group has worked with several brands and businesses since inception.