Washington, DC (October 16, 2018) – The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) proudly announced the professional achievements of 12 leaders of minority business enterprises (MBEs). The recipients were honored at the National Minority Business Awards Ceremony on October 16, 2018, in Austin, TX during the National Minority Enterprise Development Week.

Recognized as the Minority Veteran-owned Firm of the Year was, MBF loan recipient, IMR Development Corp. Established in 2009, IMR is a service-disabled-veteran-owned company that was formed to serve a niche market for smaller businesses in the construction management and infrastructure sectors. Since opening its doors, IMR’s income has increased from $500,000 to a consistent $3 million in the past several years.

The National Minority Business Award is the highest level of national recognition that a U.S. minority-owned firm can receive from the Department of Commerce. These prestigious awards, presented during National Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week October 14 – 20, celebrate the outstanding achievements of minority entrepreneurs, as well as the individuals and organizations that have demonstrated their commitment to advancing minority business enterprises.

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