2018 Top 100 MBE Winner
The Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council (CRMSDC) announced that Tracy Balazs, FSR CEO was named a 2018 Top 100 MBE® winner. This prestigious award recognizes owners of minority business enterprises who have demonstrated exceptional entrepreneurial accomplishments, a high level of professionalism, and have made substantial contributions to their community in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia.
The Top 100 MBE Awards® ceremony welcomes nearly 1,000 attendees in celebration of the creativity and innovation of regional MBEs who are role models and inspire the entire community.
Sharon R. Pinder, CRMSDC’s President and CEO, says, “Our board of directors and our corporate members congratulate the 2018 Top 100 MBEs® on their stellar accomplishments. We are proud to add this year’s class of winners to our circle of leadership.”
The Top 100 MBE Awards® will be presented at the CRMSDC’s 37th Annual Leaders and Legends Awards Ceremony, on Tuesday September 25, 2018 at the MGM National Harbor.
About Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council (CRMSDC)
CRMSDC is celebrating its 46th anniversary as a not-for-profit economic development organization supporting growth through programs and services that help corporations enhance the diversity and innovation of their supply chains. CRMSDC connects corporate and government members to well established, certified minority-owned business enterprises.
CRMSDC accomplish this through a rigorous process of certifying that MBE suppliers are at least 51% owned, controlled, and operated by ethnic minorities; providing education and advice to certified businesses; and creating strategic opportunities for corporate members and certified MBEs to connect for the purpose of doing business.
CRMSDC is one of 23 regional affiliates of the National Minority Supplier Development Council the only nationally recognized MBE certifying authority. CRMSDC also operates programs funded by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) grants including the Federal Procurement Center, which is dedicated to assisting MBEs in obtaining Federal contracts.
FSR is a human capital resources company that offers comprehensive solutions to its public and private sector clients including Organizational Development, Birkman® Method Assessments, Leadership and Executive Search, Talent Selection, Workforce Solutions, and Government Services. Founded in 2004, FSR is also a certified Women-Owned Small Business (WBENC).
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