Nashville, TN (PRWEB) May 30, 2014
DiversityBusiness.com, the nation’s leading multicultural social media site, has recently acknowledged International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc. (ISTS) as one of the state’s “Top Businesses” for 2014. This exclusive ranking is a reflection of ISTS’ 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.
2014 marks DiversityBusiness.com’s 14th annual listing of the state’s top businesses. Over 1.3 million businesses participated in this year’s program. The “Top Businesses” are determined by a selection committee which 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 who 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,” says Kenton Clarke, President & CEO of DiversityBusiness.com. 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.”
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.
“ISTS is proud of the work we do. We have developed a culture that celebrates innovation, diversity and success and we always appreciate being recognized as a leader in our industry and among other diverse businesses,” said Lawrence Dresdner, Chief Marketing Officer for ISTS. “ISTS will continue to proudly serve scholarship providers and their applicants as we help close the gap between academic aspiration and accomplishment by expertly managing scholarship, grant and tuition programs of all sizes.”
For the complete list of winning companies, please visit: http://www.diversitybusiness.com.
About International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc. (ISTS)
Founded in 1985, International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc. provides comprehensive scholarship, grant and tuition program management. ISTS is a 100% women-owned company, focused on offering cutting-edge technology and sustainable solutions to corporations, foundations, associations, unions and other scholarship-granting organizations worldwide. For more information about ISTS, visit http://www.applyISTS.com.
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.