Top 500 Diversity Owned Companies in America
Irving, TX (PRWEB) February 4, 2009
DiversityBusiness.com, the nations' leading business-to-business internet site, recently named Red River Technology Group, Inc. to the Div500, as one of the top women-owned businesses in the State of Texas and United States.
The Div500 is the 9th annual listing of the nation's top 500 women-owned businesses. Ranging in annual gross revenue from $9,000,000 to over $1.4 billion, the companies listed on the Div500 represent the Nation's top multicultural earners and challenge the long-held notion that a privately held business is small or insignificant. Winners are sought after by major corporations wishing to increase spending with small businesses.
"Entrepreneurs are a growing force in the U.S. economy, and a force to be reckoned with," said Kenton Clarke, CEO of Computer Consulting Associates International, the company that built DiversityBusiness.com. This is a whole business segment that can carry its own, that provides jobs, products and services, and generates wealth for their communities. These are the new leaders in American business."
The Div500 is a classification that represents the top 500 women-owned businesses in the U.S. in sectors such as technology, manufacturing, food service and professional services.
Red River Technology Group ranked #372 in the U.S. and #39 in the State of Texas based on annual revenue growth for 2008.
"We are honored to receive this award from DiversityBusiness.com and are extremely proud of all of our employees who have worked hard to set a standard of service that has resulted in such tremendous growth. We appreciate the commitment of Top Fortune 500 Corporations, including AT&T and EDS, who have provided a supportive business climate for our success," said Suzanne Trahan, President, Red River Technology Group. "At RRTGI, we understand the importance of incorporating diverse perspectives and viewpoints into our business strategy. And we are grateful for the recognition."
This List is a classification that represents the top small businesses in the U.S., in sectors such as technology, manufacturing, food service and professional services. Large organizational buyers throughout the country that do business with multicultural, small and women-owned businesses use the list. The List is produced annually by DiversityBusiness.com, the nation's leading multicultural B2B Internet portal that links large organizational buyers to multicultural product and service suppliers.
The winning companies will be honored at a special awards ceremony at DiversityBusiness.com's "9th Annual Multicultural Business Conference", taking place April 29 - May 1, 2009 at the Disney's Contemporary Resort in Orlando, Florida.
For the complete list of winning companies, please visit: http://www.diversitybusiness.com
About Red River Technology Group:
Red River Technology Group is a federal and state certified (HUB/WBENC), woman-owned company providing project-based technology solutions, located in North Texas. Primary lines of business include project management and voice/data engineering services, technical field implementation services, voice over internet protocol (VoIP) specialization, professional consulting, IT staffing and application development. RRTGI's scalable model can accommodate any project size and timeframe, with resources experienced in providing a total solution to the customer. Founded in 2005, RRTGI is unique and stands apart from its competition through Nationwide coverage, over 50 years combined experience in project-based technology solutions and integration, a successful track record of managing and executing large-scale and complex engagements, competitive pricing, adherence to strict time-frames, and superior customer service and quality. Red River's experience in engineering, managing and deploying the largest Cisco VoIP network to date, on a nationwide basis (2006 - 2009), is unique and advantageous to Customers deploying similar VoIP projects. Red River Technology Group has gained national recognition for its success in the technology services industry.
Launched in 1999, DiversityBusiness, with over 46,000 members, is the largest organization of diversity owned businesses throughout the United States that provide goods and services to Fortune 1000 companies, government agencies, and colleges and universities. DiversityBusiness 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. It is a leading provider of Supplier Diversity management tools and has the most widely distributed Diversity magazine in the United States. DiversityBusiness.com is produced by Computer Consulting Associates International Inc. (CCAii.com) of Southport, CT. Founded in 1980.