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Jared Baiman, firstname.lastname@example.org, 212-403-7571
New York, N.Y. (May 30, 2014) – DiversityBusiness.com, the nation’s leading multicultural social media site, has recently acknowledged Sharp Decisionsas one of the nation’s “Top Businesses” for 2014. This exclusive ranking is a reflection of Sharp Decisions overall vision, leadership and economic accomplishments in moving our economy forward. The award, known as the Div500, represents the most unique class of companies who have earned the distinction of fostering a culture of sustainable growth among the communities they serve.
This is DiversityBusiness.com’s 14th annual listing of the nation’stop businesses. Over 1.3 million businesses participated in this year’s program. The “Top Businesses” are determined by a selection committee that evaluates the eligibility for all submissions in each award categories. The selection committee bases their decision on a set of criteria which includes: reviewing each entrant’s business profile, website and gross annual sales submitted. The businesses selected on these lists have become highly coveted among corporations, government agencies and educational institutions that desire to increase opportunities with privately-held businesses.
“We are very proud to continue to support men and women who have become the core of our nation’s innovation, productivity and growth,” DiversityBusiness.com CEO Kenton Clarke said. He goes on to add, “I am very optimistic about our future especially as this distinct group of entrepreneurs continue to produce immeasurable results and serve as a prime example for current and generations to come.”
“We are honored to be included among some of the most recognized companies in the nation,” Sharp Decisions CEO Karen Ross said. “It’s a testament to the hard work our people put in day in and day out. There are a lot of deserving organizations out there; I just want to thank DiversityBusiness.com for recognizing us as one of those companies.”
This List is a classification that represents the top privately-held businesses in the U.S., in sectors such as technology, manufacturing, food service and professional services. The List offers a comprehensive look at the strongest segment in the United States economy- America’s privately-held businesses. Large organizational buyers who do business with multicultural, small and women-owned businesses all use the list. The List has garnered over 20 million annual views since inception.
For the complete list of winning companies, please visit: www.diversitybusiness.com.
About Sharp Decisions
For over two decades, Sharp Decisions has provided superior, award-winning service in strategic business and technology consulting services to government agencies at all levels, as well as domestic and global corporations. With subject matter expertise in Investment Banking, Finance, Healthcare, Media & Telecommunications, and Manufacturing, Sharp Decisions is highly equipped to serve your needs.
Established in 1990 with headquarters in New York City, and locations in Princeton, Charlotte, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Europe and Canada, Sharp Decisions has been the technology backbone for a client portfolio that includes an array of high-profile companies. As a Certified Woman-Owned Business Enterprise and approved vendor, Sharp Decisions offers a powerful, cost-effective advantage. We actively partner with other MBEs to add value and meet diversity program requirements. Sharp Decisions is also committed to hiring and training post-9/11, tech-savvy U.S. armed forces veterans through the V.E.T.S.™ (Vocation, Education and Training for Service members) Program.
Launched in 1999, DiversityBusiness.com is the largest organization of privately owned businesses throughout the United States that provide goods and services to Fortune 1000 companies, government agencies, and colleges and universities. DiversityBusiness.com provides research and data collection services for diversity including the “Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities”, “Top 500 Diversity Owned Companies in America”, and others. Its research has been recognized and published by Forbes Magazine, Business Week and thousands of other print and internet publications. The site has gained national recognition and has won numerous awards for its content and design. Its e-magazine reaches over 3,000,000 readers, an e-newsletter that reaches 2.4 million, and website visitors of 1.2 million a month. It is a leading provider of diversity management tools. DiversityBusiness.com’s produced by Computer Consulting Associates International Inc. (CCAii.com) of Southport, CT. Founded in 1980.