Technology Concepts Group Intl (TCGi) Ranked Number Three Among The Top Fifty Leading Women Entrepreneurs Honored For Their Companies’ Rapid And Thriving Growth

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The Women Presidents' Organization and American Express Name 50 Fastest-Growing Women-Owned/Led Companies at Ceremony in Orlando. Avis Yates Rivers, CEO, Technology Concepts Group International (TCGi), A Woman-Owned (WBE), African American-Owned Company (MBE) Was Ranked Number Three.

"It great to be a newcomer among such a group of dynamic, women-owned companies. All 50 companies are an example of extraordinary accomplishments."

The Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO), in partnership with American Express, released the tenth annual ranking of the 50 Fastest-Growing Women-Owned/Led Companies. Technology Concepts Group International (TCGi), a woman-owned (WBE), African American owned (MBE) IT procurement services company was named one of the top three companies.

The top 3 honorees are:

1.) Ellen Latham, Orangetheory Fitness, Boca Raton, FL
2.) Nina Vaca, Pinnacle Technical Resources, Inc. (Pinnacle Group), Dallas, TX
3.) Avis Yates Rivers, Technology Concepts Group International (TCGi), Somerset, NJ

All 50 companies were honored at a special lunch and award ceremony hosted by American Express at the 2017 WPO Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida, on Friday, May 5, 2017. Immediately following the lunch and awards ceremony, American Express hosted a Guide to Growth Panel. The panel featured 50 Fastest honorees, who shared insights and advice for WPO members looking to grow their businesses.

Applicants did not have to be WPO members. All eligible companies were ranked according to a sales growth formula that combines percentage and absolute growth. From this list, the 50 Fastest were selected. To be qualified for the ranking, businesses are required to be privately held, woman-owned/led companies and have reached revenue of at least $500,000 by the first week of 2012 and $2 million in 2016.

About Technology Concepts Group International (TCGi)
Technology Concepts Group International (TCGi) is a $50 million asset, expense, and procurement management firm with offices in New Jersey, Chicago & Singapore. TCGi enables companies to drive costs out of their procurement operations by simplifying and automating processes, reducing the supply base, efficiently managing supplier invoice payments, and implementing extended payment terms.

TCGi Solutions include: Comprehensive Tail Spend Management, Leasing and Financing Services, Integrated IT Procurement Services, Telecom Expense Management (TEM), Software License Management (SAM) and eProcure™, a cloud-based, collaborative, procurement platform. TCGi is certified as both a WBE and MBE diverse company.

For more information, please visit our website at

About the Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO): The WPO is the ultimate affiliation for successful women entrepreneurs worldwide. In monthly meetings across the world, women from diverse industries invest time and energy in themselves and their businesses to drive their corporations to the next level. Local WPO chapters are coordinated by a professional facilitator and meet monthly to share business expertise and experience in a confidential setting. For more information, call 212-688-4114 or visit

About American Express Global Commercial Payments: Through its Global Commercial Payments division, American Express offers a suite of payment and lending products that help businesses and organizations of all sizes gain financial savings, control and efficiency. Global Commercial Payments provides solutions for travel and everyday business spending, cross border payments, global currency solutions, and business financing. To learn more about Global Commercial Payments visit

To learn more about American Express OPEN, which provides products and services for small businesses and entrepreneurs in the United States, visit

About American Express:
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