Building strong, sustainable, and profitable businesses.



JSSB Consulting is a woman and minority owned boutique consulting firm specializing in risk management, legacy building for construction infrastructure businesses, surety bonding, and matchmaking for those looking to partner with diverse and qualified firms. With over 34 years of experience, JSSB is an industry leader in project management and contractor development focused on expanding the pool of qualified contractors capable of bidding, bonding, winning, and successfully executing contracts for public and private sector business owners, prime and subcontractors, general contractors, and project stakeholders. 


meet the founder

Joanne s. brooks, esq.

founder & managing partner

Joanne Saunders Brooks, is an attorney with an extensive and expansive career as a surety executive, with experience as a Chief Underwriting Officer for a global insurance company. She has a unique skill-set with experience in underwriting, risk management, claims management, and business development. Ms. Brooks is a servant-leader who has gained a national reputation in the construction industry for her expertise in surety, commitment to educating others, and talent in building strategic relationships. Paired with her passion for diversity and inclusion, she is focused on building successful, thriving construction businesses, and advising stakeholders on the importance of creating fair and balanced contracting terms and conditions. 



  • empower

    Team JSSB works with contractors of all sizes to meet their goals.  Whether they want to grow capacity, increase profitability, promote equity or increase diversity and inclusion, we assist while managing risk.   We recognize your organization is uniquely positioned in the marketplace and our comprehensive approach is not "one-size fits all". We provide you with personalized strategies and transformational solutions. 

  • elevate

    Let JSSB help you change the trajectory of your destiny.  Through relationships with strategic partners, JSSB brings quality contractors, developers, owners and stakeholders together to increase participation of small, emerging and minority contractors on projects at all tiers from funding to completion.   We connect contractors to opportunities. 

  • educate

    Whether we are explaining why bonding matters to contractors, ways to maximize the most protection for a government entity, or providing a comprehensive contractor bonding program for our agency clients, JSSB cares about making a difference. We use a blend of inspiration and education to motivate contractors to focus on their business, accept accountability for success, and provide the navigational tools to guide you to success.   We write customized curriculum to match the needs of the customer and contractors.


"Joanne and her team have been miracle workers in New Jersey...By leveraging her talent and experience, we are making opportunities more accessible, because having a bond is a prerequisite to being able to get on a lot of public projects."

John Harmon, Founder, President & CEO of the African American Chamber of Commerce New Jersey.  

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Hours of operation 

Mon-Fri: 9AM to 5PM

Sat-Sun: Closed

contact us

Headquartered in Maryland


Tel: 410-227-7870