Our services

PROPOSALS

Defining winning capture strategies tailored to your business ventures.

Equinox Consulting takes your business seriously!

We'll work with your team to define winning capture strategies and prepare professional end-product proposals. We will develop custom documentation for your company that reflects your strengths and experience and highlights your capabilities.

Equinox will assess your past performance criteria and tailor it to specific proposal requirements. Don't take a chance on having a proposal be non-compliant and dismissed on a technicality.

We perform our work with integrity and confidentiality.
We strive for excellence and focus on individual client needs.
We work with our clients forming lasting partnerships, and aim to exceed customer expectations.

We strive to make your business shine.

TECHNICAL WRITING

Corporate technical writing services customized for your individual project and business needs.

Congratulations, you've just been awarded a project! Now you need to figure out where to start. Don't get bogged down with plan and submittal writing. We'll work with your team to write project-specific plans tailored to your project specifications. Equinox is well-versed in writing plans for multiple industries within the construction field.

We specialize in providing project-specific pre-construction plans including Accident Prevention Plans, Quality Control Plans, Environmental Protection Plans, submittal registers, etc. We prepare Corporate Safety Plans, Employee Handbooks, Capability Statements, marketing and media documents, corporate resumes, and more.

We assist small business interests navigate Federal and State contracting arenas with a focus on SBA Set-Asides, Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB), Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB), Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), 8(a), HUBZone and Small Disadvantaged Business. We provide assistance for SBA Mentor-Protege Programs and Joint Venture projects.

Let us handle the paperwork so you can get to work.

QUALITY CONTROL

Project-specific quality control management, training and oversight.

Equinox Consulting offers administrative quality control management services for your construction projects. We spearhead your quality control requirements by preparing project-specific plans and submittals per contract specifications and ensuring that your documentation is submitted within scheduled timelines. We work closely with your field quality control technicians to ensure all testing, documentation and deficiencies are properly completed and tracked. Equinox can assist you with all quality control needs up to and including project closeout.

We also provide quality control training and mentoring for your workforce. We provide online training sessions tailored to your specific project and help guide your employees through the process of quality control.

What else we provide?

Mentor-Protege Programs

Assistance for SBA Mentor-Protege Programs

Joint Ventures

Assistance with company joint-venture set ups

Marketing and Media

Preparation of custom marketing and media materials

Do you want to...

...grow you small business but don't know where to start?

We've got fresh ideas for you

...make the most of social media platforms?

We can help!

What our clients say

JoAnne is truly a professional at her craft and is capable of increasing any contractor's chance to win government contracts. I look forward to working with Equinox Consulting again in the future.

Alex Maldonado
President

Equinox has provided project-specific plans for several of Sergeant's projects.

Great work! Great company!

Rick Ringold
President

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Who we are

Equinox Consulting Services, LLC is a woman-owned, Michigan-based small business serving Federal and State contractors throughout the United States. We specialize in serving SBA Set-Asides, Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB), Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB), Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), 8(a), HUBZone and Small Disadvantaged Business.
  • Professional
  • Experienced
  • Focused

About us

Equinox Consulting Services, LLC was founded in 2018 by owner JoAnne Gareau. Ms. Gareau started her career in the construction industry in 1997 while working on complex environmental projects encompassing land, air and water remediation. She migrated to the nuclear weapons safety field when she accepted a promotion that also included a relocation. Her career took an interesting turn in 2004 when he walked away from the construction industry and became a self-employed web designer serving several clients in the NASCAR industry. The construction industry  came calling once again and JoAnne spent the next several years working in the marine industry with a focus on environmental dredging and marine construction projects.

Starting from the basics, JoAnne amassed experience in many diversified fields meeting every challenge presented to her head-on. Her tenacity and work ethic allowed her grow her career in various avenues. JoAnne grew to become a Project Administrator, Quality Control Manager, Project Manager, and Quality Control Director with a constant component in technical writing. Her focus on providing a superior end-product led her down the more structured path of quality control and technical writing, specifically proposal preparation and winning capture strategy assessment followed by plan writing for awarded projects. JoAnne spent several years performing field quality control services on various projects. She started providing freelance technical writing and from there Equinox Consulting Services, LLC was born.

JoAnne currently focuses on assisting small business interests navigate Federal and State contracting arenas. She assists small contractors with a focus on SBA Set-Asides, Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB), Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB), Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), 8(a), HUBZone and Small Disadvantaged Businesses. She provides assistance for SBA Mentor-Protege programs and Joint Venture projects. JoAnne’s focus and dedication to her clients is evident as she thrives on assisting them grow their business interests.

IN THE NEWS...

EQUINOX CONSULTING SERVICES, LLC assists Impact Construction Services Division I, LLC secure a U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) IDIQ contract! Congratulations Impact!