Customized solutions for business development & project management

For owners and developers who have a vision, In the Black provides a customized and comprehensive suite of consulting and project management services to take your business to the next level, and your projects from idea to reality.

How We’re Different

Catherine Black combines 25 years of carefully honed expertise and extensive international experience with creativity and insight to provide clients with effective and innovative solutions. Her background in the hospitality, entertainment, residential, restaurant, retail, and military markets gives her a broad base of knowledge and connections, and she’s managed projects as diverse as the Shanghai Disneyland Resort, hotels throughout the Middle East and U.S., and global entertainment projects for the Navy. You can count on that same commitment, skill, and resourcefulness to bring you the professional results you need to propel your business and your projects forward.
Connie Black is an entrepreneurial business leader with broad international experience in operations, business administration, financial performance, and program management. Her extensive background in diverse industries such as the federal government, non-profit, and public and private manufacturing, distribution, construction, and engineering businesses makes her an invaluable consultant on a wide range of projects. Connie’s expertise adds a breadth of service to In The Black’s offerings that distinguish it as a truly full-service consulting and project management firm uniquely positioned to provide innovative solutions to spur growth and ensure successful project completion.

Our goal is to provide real-world business solutions and see projects through to a successful completion, on time and on budget.

How We Serve You

Professional Services

When you’re looking to streamline your business, expand into a new market, or improve performance and profitability, In the Black is your trusted resource for growth and catalyst for positive change.

Our consulting services include:

  • AP & AR/Budgeting/Forecasting
  • Best Business Practices’ Review and Implementation
  • Business Administration/Operations
  • Business Development
  • Client Relationship Management
  • Company Identity & Branding
  • Communications/Public Relations
  • Conference/Convention Representation
  • Event Planning
  • Financial Performance/P&L Management
  • Global Supply Chain Management
  • HR Recruitment/Retention/Relations
  • Implementation of Brand Standards
  • Operational Management
  • Strategic Planning

Project Management Services

From research and planning to project team selection and oversight, In the Black leverages experience, expertise, and a strategic network of connections to provide seamless and superior execution of your development and renovation projects.

Our project management services include:

  • Contract Administration/Compliance
  • Coordination and Oversight
  • Owner’s Representation
  • Pre-Development Programming
  • Project Controls and Cost Management
  • Project Improvement Plans
  • Project Record, Documentation, and Retention
  • Project Team Selection
  • Project Turnover and Closeout

Who We Work With

Our client portfolio is equally diverse, and includes small and large companies offering services across a range of industries. Some of our clients over the past 18 years include the following:

Aguirre Building Systems, a professional services organization specializing in the development and application of facility systems in the hotel, commercial and telecommunication industries.

BAMO, a San Francisco based luxury interior design firm with a global portfolio of custom-designed high-end residential and hospitality spaces.

Jones Baker Design, an interior and architectural design firm specializing in entertainment, hotel and retail design.

Marcus Hotels & Resorts, a hotel management and development company with over 15 luxury hotels and resorts located throughout the US.

Northwood Hospitality, a real estate investment firm with luxury hotels in New York, Florida, and California.

Pyramid, an international high-end installation and warehouse company specializing in resorts, hotels and assisted living industries.

Baker Project Consulting, a project management firm providing high quality project management and owners representative services for the hospitality industry.

EMAAR Design Studio, an International Development company creating mixed-use developments in emerging countries throughout the world.

Leo A Daly, an architectural, interior design, and engineering firm in the hospitality, commercial, education and aviation markets.

MESA is an award winning Landscape Architecture, Planning, and Urban Design firm based in Dallas, Texas, with extensive experience in commercial resorts.

Price Woods General Contracting, a high-end general contracting firm specializing in residential, retail and hospitality industries.

Shawmut Design & Construction, an employee-owned national construction management firm with a focus on sustainable building practices.

We’re looking forward to getting to know you, learning about your vision, and working with you to turn your ideas into reality.

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930 Tahoe Blvd., Suite 802-171
Incline Village, NV  89451

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