The Greater Baltimore Committee honored 13 winners of 2013 Bridging the Gap Awards for outstanding achievement by minority-owned and women-owned businesses and for exemplary support of minority business development during November 14 awards ceremonies at the Grand Historic Venue in Baltimore, Maryland.
Bridging the Gap Award winners in four award categories are:
Achievement by a minority- or woman-owned business
- ACL Computers and Software, Inc.
- Axiom Engineering Design
- Baltimore Window Factory
- BottomLine Growth Strategies, Inc.
- Daytner Construction Group
- Intelect Corporation
- Proove Biosciences, Inc.
Majority-owned business demonstrating inclusive business practices
- Bon Secours Health System, Inc.
- TargetGov and bwtech@UMBC Research and Technology Park
- Stephanie Hill, president, Lockheed Martin IS&GS-Civil
- Senator Verna Jones-Rodwell
Also recognized as award finalists were:
- Keller Professional Services, Baltimore Md., for business achievement;
- REJ & Associates, Baltimore, Md., for business achievement;
- Sheila Lee & Associates, LLC, Baltimore, Md., for business achievement;
- RK&K Engineers, Baltimore, Md., as a majority-owned business demonstrating inclusive business practices;
- University of Maryland Medical System, as a majority-owned business demonstrating inclusive business practices;
- Mimar McKissick Education, for its majority-owned/minority-owned partnership or strategic alliance;
- Johns Hopkins Medicine and Mahogany, Inc., for its majority-owned/minority-owned partnership or strategic alliance;
The GBC also recognized Renee Sprow, director of the Maryland Small Business Development Technology Resource Center, as a finalist for the President’s Award.