U.S. Chamber of Commerce Honors Arc Aspicio for Sixth Year in a Row

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Honors Arc Aspicio for Sixth Year in a Row

Arlington, VA, April 2, 2012 – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce recognized Arc Aspicio for the sixth year in a row with the Blue Ribbon Small Business Award. The U.S. Chamber is the world’s largest business federation representing the interests of more than three million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, state and local chambers, and industry associations.

The Blue Ribbon Small Business Award, sponsored by Sam’s Club®, honors businesses that demonstrate excellent business practices in several areas, including strategy, employee development, community involvement, and customer service. This national award recognizes small businesses for their critical role in job creation and economic growth.

“These small businesses are each a shining example of the power of free enterprise and the opportunities it can create for America’s doers and dreamers,” said Thomas J. Donohue, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber.

“We are very excited to win this award, it reflects our focus on innovation and client service. Our employees dedicate their time and engery to solving our clients’critical mission challenges.”
Rob O'Keefe, Arc Aspicio’s Chief Technology Officer 

Arc Aspicio balances its commitments to client service, employee development, and community involvement. The company and its employees support various nonprofit and community organizations, most notably the National Disaster Search Dog Foundation, which strengthens disaster response by training search and rescue teams. Arc Aspicio builds a strong homeland security community through its widely read newsletter and its support of Women in Homeland Security, a professional networking organization that shares the company’s passion for the mission.

Contact Information
Lynn Ann Casey
lac@arcaspicio.com
703.465.2060

Arc Aspicio is an information technology and management consulting company that focuses on homeland security and intelligence. Our services include strategy and planning, business architecture, strategic communications, mission/technology alignment, information technology, and program management. Arc Aspicio is building a community that promotes collaboration, continuous learning, innovation, and intelligence to improve homeland security. For more information, visit us at www.arcaspicio.com

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* Arc Aspicio | Arc Aspicio is an information technology and management consulting company that focuses on homeland security and intelligence. Our services include strategy and planning, business architecture, strategic communications, mission/technology alignment, information technology, and program management. Arc Aspicio is building a community that promotes collaboration, continuous learning, innovation, and intelligence to improve homeland security. For more information, please visit www.arcaspicio.com.

Contact Information
Lynn Ann Casey / Chief Executive Officer
info@arcaspicio.com
703.465.2060

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