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Olaide A. Banks is a trusted advisor and advocate, supporting business leaders from conception through succession.  Mr. Banks is also a national seminar presenter on topics related to government contracting (GovCon), procurement law, and data security compliance. 

Mr. Banks is an attorney licensed to practice in the State of Texas and all Federal Courts.  Olaide brings his background and training as a CPA to his advisory and strategy practice.  He has worked professionally in the Government contracting industry since 1998.

Olaide is a Corporate Fellow in the MBA program at the University of Houston Downtown (UHD).  As a Corporate Fellow, Mr. Banks brings "the real world" to the MBA classroom, preparing the next generation of business strategists for the work ahead.

Areas of Interest

  • Growth and Expansion Strategies

  • Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)

  • Contractor Teaming Agreements

  • GSA Schedules and Contracts

  • Data Security and Compliance

  • Risk Management

  • Succession Planning

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  • State Bar of Texas (2006)

  • Virginia Society of CPAs (2003)

  • JD - South Texas College of Law

  • BBA Finance, Accounting - Houston

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star 2015, 2016


  • Business Formation 

  • General Counsel

  • Federal Contract Management

  • FAR and Procurement Law Compliance 

  • Information and Data Security Compliance

  • Due Diligence

  • Community Relations



Olaide provides interactive, in-person and virtual training for small groups and individuals. 

Training topics include:

  • Data Security Compliance and The Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)

  • Ethics For Government Contractors (FAR and Texas Procurement)

  • GSA Schedule Compliance

  • Federal Contract Management and Compliance

  • Contract Law for Architects

  • Ethical Issues in Engineering Practice 

* Continuing Education Units (CEU) may be available for select courses.

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