Vienna, VA – October 12, 2012— Along with other highly successful top level Hispanic executives, MicroTech President and CEO Tony Jimenez attended an exclusive United States Presidential event in Miami, Florida last night. President Barack Obama’s guest list at the “Estamos Unido/We are One” event brought together prominent Hispanic entrepreneurial leaders and celebrities.
From a business standpoint President Obama remarked “…supporting small businesses, products stamped with those proud words: ‘Made in America.’ Instead of providing tax breaks for outsourcing, we have to reward those companies that are investing in creating jobs right here. And we can do it.” He went on to emphasize, “We believe in individual initiative and we don’t believe in helping people who aren’t willing to help themselves, but we also understand there are some things we do better together. We understand that in America it’s not just about what can be done for us, but what is done by us, together as one nation, as one people.”
As the Founder, President and CEO of an Inc. 500 Hall of Fame and a Number One Hispanic-Owned business, Jimenez attended the headliner event as one of the “Most Influential Hispanics in IT.” Jimenez said he felt honored “to be a part of such a prestigious event with President Obama.” He added, “This gathering has reaffirmed my belief in the entrepreneurial spirit of the Hispanic community and our unique ability to be a positive change catalyst.”
As a voice for small business and entrepreneurs, Jimenez has consulted with President Obama’s Economy Council and the Economic Recovery Advisory Board, met with President Bill Clinton in New York, was invited to the White House by both President Obama and President George W. Bush, and currently sits on the Department of Commerce Advisory Board for Minority Business Enterprise.
Additionally, Jimenez has served on a number of other government-related boards and panels including the American Legion Economic Task Force, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) Council, and the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs (VA) Small Business Council.
His company MicroTech, the largest Hispanic-Owned IT Integrator in the U.S., has also frequented the spotlight as a leading entrepreneurial company with their large contracts wins with the federal government like the APC2 contract providing their MicroPodd mobile data centers to the Army and the contract to provide IT support for President Obama’s technical transition into office in 2008.
MicroTech has repeatedly proven it can take on a wide array of roles because of the company’s extensive capabilities; Providing Technology Services, Network Systems Integration, Product Solutions, Cloud Computing, Unified Communications & Collaboration, Cyber Security, Mobility, and Social Media Solutions as well as leadership/management skills courses, business simulations and vital industry certifications as part of MicroTech University to commercial enterprises, along with the public sector — managing more than half-a-million technology users daily. A prime contractor of over 100 Federal projects and more-than-25 procurement vehicles, MicroTech offers access to 2500 vendors and a million technology products and services across the government.