Colin Sternhell

Colin Sternhell

About Colin

Colin Sternhell is a Program Manager/Business Analyst in the DR-PMO for Solutient Corporation. He is also the President & CEO of the Corporation. He joined Solutient in early 2012 to manage the implementation of residential elevation and reconstruction projects and large-scale drainage and infrastructure projects within the Hazard Mitigation Assistance grant programs. In 2015, he went on to secure a State of Louisiana Residential Building Contractor License on behalf of the company. He also acts as a Business Analyst for Solutient, providing support to the company’s executive staff.

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Mr. Sternhell has served as a liaison for homeowners participating in Hazard Mitigation Assistance grants. This role included homeowner outreach and education on the progress of pending grant applications and helping homeowners complete their mitigation projects within approved grant regulations. He is responsible for reviewing construction proposals and ensuring they fall within the scope of Federal policy. His responsibilities also included maintaining communications and conducting meetings with homeowners, contractors, and other local government officials and recording all communications and transactions in Solutient’s grant management software, M3. Today Mr. Sternhell acts as a technical assistance expert, assisting project staff with policy interpretations and facilitating program implementation across the board.

Many of Mr. Sternhell’s outreach and management skills were developed from his previous employment as a Data Analyst at the government Contracting firm Geocent. His duties included developing a manageable process to transfer data from old information collection system to new adaptable system. In addition, his most recent employment as a Financial Advisor at FFC Capital Management has allowed him to become well equipped at communication and interpersonal skills. Mr. Sternhell’s volunteer activity has included participation in the Public Leadership Fellowship put on by Puentes and NPN. He is also a founding member of JCEL, the young professional organization run through the Jefferson Chamber, which is planning projects and events around Jefferson Parish.

Mr. Sternhell graduated from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics in 2008. His education included core concentrations in business and Economics. He is a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) and is active in the Louisiana Floodplain Management Association (LFMA) and the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM).