The Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council (CRMSDC) announced that Claude and Jill Martin of the University of North America were named a 2018 Top 100 MBE® winner. As winner of the 2017 MBE Top 100 award, UoNA is extremely honored to be recognized two years in a row and will continue its dedication to serve the community.
This prestigious award recognizes owners of minority business enterprises in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia who have demonstrated exceptional entrepreneurial accomplishments, a high level of professionalism, and have made substantial contributions to their community.
Beside Top 100 MBE in 2017 and 2018, UoNA is honored to be Small Business of the Year presented by the Asian American Chamber of Commerce in May 2017 and selected as one of the Women of Leadership & Excellence by the Women Leadership Magazine USA in 2018.
Established in 2007, the Top 100 MBE Awards® ceremony welcomes nearly 1,000 attendees in celebration of the creativity and innovation of regional MBEs who are role models and inspire the entire community. The Top 100 MBE Awards® will be presented at the CRMSDC’s 37th Annual Leaders and Legends Awards Ceremony, on Tuesday September 25, 2018 at the MGM National Harbor.
Sharon R. Pinder, CRMSDC’s president and CEO, says, “Our board of directors and our corporate members congratulate the 2018 Top 100 MBEs® on their stellar accomplishments. We are proud to add this year’s class of winners to our circle of leadership.”
UoNA CEO Claude Martin says, “I am honored and excited to be recognized and to be among such an outstanding group of awardees. I am grateful to our staff, faculty and students for their commitment to UoNA’s success.”
University of North America (UoNA) is an applied learning institution that links the latest in academic theory with the most up-to-date in real-world applications. With a strong focus in practical experience, UoNA prepares students with the knowledge and skills needed to excel and become leaders in today's fast-changing world. UoNA offers bachelor's and master's degree programs in business and technology with sought-after specializations such as big data, information security, database administration, project management, healthcare informatics, finance and accounting.