WASHINGTON, DC | APRIL 17, 2013 – TAPE, an Inc. 500 | 5000 fastest-growing company, is pleased to announce that it has once again been designated a Top Business in 2013 by DiversityBusiness.com. An online business resource portal, DiversityBusiness.com recognizes and honors organizations that have excelled in the marketplace, and have served as contributors to the nation’s economic progress. In addition to recognizing exceptional business performance, DiversityBusiness.com increases public awareness of U.S. companies and government agencies that demonstrate a true commitment to building a diverse workforce.
“It is always a challenge to stay competitive in the federal marketplace,” said Louisa Jaffe, TAPE CEO and president. “Our success is greatly due to the competitive advantage we have created by building a diverse and talented workforce within TAPE. This award is more than an accolade for us; it is a testament that diversity works.”
TAPE is among a distinct group of businesses that were chosen by a selection committee, which evaluates the eligibility of the nation’s top companies. In its review, the committee found that TAPE had excelled in the following categories: Top 500 Diversity Owned Businesses in the U.S, Top 500 Women Owned Businesses in the U.S., Top 100 Privately held Businesses in Virginia, Top 100 Diversity Owned Businesses in Virginia, and Top 100 Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses in the U.S. The highly competitive selection process includes an examination of key organizational factors, including the nominees’ corporate profile and gross annual sales report.
One benefit of these designations is increased visibility in the marketplace. TAPE’s distinction will be highlighted on the DiversityBusiness.com 2013 Top Business List, which receives over 20 million viewers annually. In a letter commending TAPE on its selection, Kenton Clarke, president and CEO of DiversityBusiness.com, wrote, “ You are among the ranks of innovators and visionaries that have earned the distinction of leading, growing and fostering a culture of sustainable growth among the businesses and communities you serve.”
Known for its systems engineering expertise, TAPE provides technological, management and training solutions to government agencies. From program staffing and acquisition to information systems and cyber security services, TAPE brings a non-traditional, innovative approach that solves existing problems while anticipating and migrating new ones. We maintain the competitive advantage by providing state-of-the-art support services and leveraging our proprietary methodologies and innovative processes.
Incorporated in 2003, TAPE is a CVE-Verified Service- Disabled Veteran-Owned/8(m) and Woman-Owned Small Business (SDVO/WOSB). We are also a certified ISO 9001:2008 company under the International Organization for Standardization.
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