CRMSDC awards TekConnx, as one of the best in the region
COLUMBIA, MD, September 21, 2016 — The Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council announced that Kevin Williams and Earl Bentley, of TekConnX, were named 2016 Top 100 MBE winners. This award recognizes owners of minority business enterprises in Maryland, Virginia, and District of Columbia who has demonstrated exceptional entrepreneurial accomplishments, a high level of professionalism, and have made substantial contributions to their community.
The Top 100 MBE Awards, created in 2007 and evolved through a need to recognize and celebrate the creativity and innovation of regional MBEs who are role models and inspire the entire community.
Earl Bentley, TekConnX Chief Digital Officer says, “We are proud and honored to be selected for this prestigious award. We are humbled to be amongst the awardees, and gratefully share this honor with our employees and partners. We work very hard to make sure our high-quality services are above and beyond our client’s expectations.”
Kevin Williams, TekConnX CEO, says, “We are honored and excited to be nominated and receive this award. This award as an awesome testament to our persistent commitment to excellence and consistency, and dedication to creating positive change in both our company and the community where we live, work, and play,”
2016 was the first time CRMSDC combined the awards ceremony with their annual awards. The Top 100 MBE awards will be presented at CRMSDC’s 35th Annual Leaders and Legends Awards Ceremony on September 30th. The event will be held at the Clarice Smith Center Performing Arts, Dekelboum Concert Hall, located at 8270 Alumni Drive in College Park, Maryland.
Sharon R, Pinder, CRMSDC’s president and CEO, says, “Our board of directors and our corporate members congratulate the 2016 Top 100 MBEs on their stellar accomplishments. We appreciate their contributions to our region’s economic engine.”
CRMSDC is a not-for-profit economic development organization supporting growth in Maryland, the District of Columbia, and Northern Virginia through programs and service that help corporations enhance the diversity and innovation of their supply chains. CRMSDC connects corporate members to well established, certified minority-owned business enterprises.
CRMSDC was established in 1972. It is one of 23 regional affiliates of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) the only nationally recognized MBE certifying authority. CRMSDC is headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland.
TekConnX is an award winning CVA Verified SDVOSB, NMDSC Certified MBE, Virginia Certified SWaM Vendor, and innovative and emerging technology services provider that was established in 2013. As a consulting services firm, we offer innovative solutions to commercial and government business sectors. TekConnx designs, builds, and maintains collaborative Audio Visual IT solutions, Social Media Business intelligence solutions, Data Mining, and analytics , ProActive Threat Detection Security solutions, and SmartTrash Management Solutions.
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