MicroTech Named No. 1 Hispanic American-Owned Business in Greater Washington DC Area

National Business Awards Celebrate Diversity throughout US

Vienna, Va. – April 26, 2013 — The largest Hispanic-Owned IT Integrator in the U.S., MicroTech, was again named among the Nation’s Top Diversity Businesses. DiversityBusiness.com has ranked MicroTech as the No. 1 Hispanic American-Owned Business in the Greater Washington DC area. The Technical Trailblazer was honored during the 13th annual National Business Awards Ceremony and Conference at the Wynn Resort in Las Vegas yesterday. MicroTech’s Director of Human Resources, Sarah Jimenez, PHR, accepted the award from Kenton Clarke, DiversityBusiness.com President & CEO, on behalf of MicroTech.The National Business conference promotes multicultural business opportunities by bringing together America’s top diversity entrepreneurs and Fortune 500 companies as well as government agencies and universities for education, training, and networking. According to DiversityBusiness, “The conference supports a move away from simple affirmations that 'diversity is good'” to fostering communities to promote action. “It is an honor to consistently be recognized among the top diversity businesses in the nation. We continue to be advocates for diversity and understand its importance within the community and workplace,” said MicroTech President & CEO, Tony Jimenez. “We’re committed to improving opportunities for other minority entrepreneurs.”MicroTech provides Technology Services, Network Systems Integration, Product Solutions, Cloud Computing, Unified Communications & Collaboration, Cyber Security, Mobility, Big Data Solutions, Financial Services, 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. Ericka Dunlap, Miss America 2004 and the first African American Miss Florida, was the host of the conference. The event was chockfull of speakers, panel discussions, and workshop presentations on leadership, social media, business growth, and diversity and inclusion best practices. Some of the prominent guests were Phil Harrell, VP Enterprise Sales, HubSpot; Debbie Dunnam, Senior Vice President, Americas Service Sales, Cisco; Sylvester Mendoza, Jr., Corporate Director for Diversity & Inclusion and EEO, Northrop Grumman; Sharon Orlopp, Global Chief Diversity Officer & SVP Corporate People, Walmart Stores, Inc.; and Shannon Brown, Senior Vice President/Chief HR & Diversity Officer, FedEx Express.MicroTech was also ranked the No. 1 Disabled Veteran-Owned Business in the Greater Washington DC area, the No. 6 Privately-held Business and Diversity Owned Business in Virginia, and No. 86 overall among the Top 500 Diversity Owned Businesses in the entire U.S.

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