WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC), which represents more than 200 local chambers and serves as the national advocate for nearly three million Hispanic Business Enterprises across America, is proud to congratulate MicroTech for its recent recognition as a “Star Performer” at the 2010 GovStar Awards presented by SmartCEO Magazine.
The GovStar Award honors government contractors for technological innovation, workplace environment, business growth, veteran support and resiliency. The “Star Performer” category celebrates a large government contractor in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia that has experienced tremendous growth through mergers, acquisitions and organic development. MicroTech President & CEO, Tony Jimenez, accepted the award on October 26, 2010 at an event in Arlington, Virginia.
A service-disabled veteran, Jimenez is a recent appointee to the USHCC Board of Directors. Jimenez also serves on the board of the American Red Cross – National Capital Area, Everything Channel (a United Business Media Company), the United States-Mexico Chamber of Commerce, the Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and is the National Chairman of Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association (LISTA).
“The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce applauds the success of MicroTech and its CEO Tony Jimenez,” says USHCC President & CEO, Javier Palomarez. “This is the kind of recognition that emphasizes the incredible contributions which Hispanic-owned businesses make to our nation’s economy. We are so proud that members of our community continue to emerge as leaders in their respective industries.”
MicroTech President & CEO Tony Jimenez also received the prestigious 2010 Minority Business Enterprise® (MBE) “Business Legend Award” and inclusion into the Minority Business Enterprise Hall of Fame. Jimenez was chosen because of his continuing success as an entrepreneur and the sustained high-level of his contributions to his peers.
“We are honored to receive the accolades that have been bestowed upon MicroTech,” says Jimenez. “Despite the challenging economic climate, we are grateful for the opportunities to grow as leaders in our industry and create innovative solutions for our customers. MicroTech is proud to be one of the 3 million Hispanic enterprises that is working hard every day to grow our business and be a part of our country’s economic recovery.”
MicroTech (www.MicroTech.net) provides technology services, systems integration, product solutions, and unified communications and collaboration to federal, state, and local government agencies. Through technology innovation, MicroTech makes a difference in the lives of veterans, the injured, the elderly and other citizens that the government serves. A prime contractor on more than 100 Federal projects and 20 plus contract vehicles, MicroTech offers access to 2,500 vendors and over 1 million technology products across the government.
MicroTech is a certified and verified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and a certified 8(a) Small Business, and delivers robust process-driven performance for mission success. MicroTech applies its regimented process, enterprise IT experience, and state-of-the-art engineering solutions to integrate different technologies and create proven results that can respond to your strategic needs. MicroTech is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Cisco Channel Program Partner Member, Symantec Managed Services Partner, Tandberg Platinum Partner, Oracle Silver Partner, Autonomy Added Value Reseller, VMware Enterprise Partner, EMC Velocity Partner, Citrix Silver Solution Advisor, Adobe Solutions Partner, Dell Certified Partner, and IBM Business Partner. MicroTech is the Hispanic Business Magazine No. 1 Fastest-Growing Hispanic-Owned Business (2009 & 2010); Washington Technology Magazine No. 1 Information Technology 8(a) Business, CRN Magazine No. 1 Fast Growth “Unified Communications Solutions Specialist” and National “Public Sector Integrator of the Year,” and on the Deloitte 2010 Tech Fast 500, the No. 1 Fastest Growing Private Company in the Washington DC Metro area. ISO 20000 and ISO 9001:2008 certified, CMMI Maturity Level 2 rated, and ITIL management qualified, MicroTech is headquartered just outside the Nation’s Capital in Vienna, Virginia, with key offices in Richmond, Virginia; Greensboro, North Carolina; Huntsville, Alabama; and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. www.MicroTech.net. Find MicroTech on Facebook and follow MicroTechBUZZ on Twitter.
About the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Founded in 1979, the USHCC is the largest Hispanic business organization in the country. The USHCC actively promotes the economic growth and development of Hispanic Business Enterprises that together generate nearly $400 billion annually. It also serves as the umbrella organization for more than 200 local Hispanic chambers in the United States and Puerto Rico.
SOURCE United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce