San Ramon, California (EastBayDaily) — eCIFM, an AAA accredited Premier IBM Business Partner, today announced its graduation from the U.S. SBA 8(a) Business Development Program. eCIFM has been participating in the 8(a) Program since December 2004 and has successfully completed all program requirements. Graduation signifies that the company is a successful corporation who has thrived while adhering to the strict standards set by SBA.
The U.S. SBA 8(a) Program helps small businesses compete in the market place. The U.S. SBA, since its inception in 1953, has helped many small businesses gain a foothold in government contracting by providing loans, loan guarantees, contracts and other assistance.
“We are very proud to be among the companies that thrive in today’s competitive business environment. The U.S. SBA monitors our performance through annual reviews, business planning, and systematic evaluations. There is pride in knowing that we are up to par with the U.S. SBA’s expectations and have stayed current with our certification through hard work and professionalism. We continue to prioritize our customers’ success and build a strong company,” remarked Vimal Uberoi, President, eCIFM Solutions Inc.
eCIFM is a Minority Owned Corporation and a Woman Owned Corporation. eCIFM continues to maintain 8(m) certification from the U.S. SBA and continues to hold U.S. DOE approved Foreign Ownership Influence (FOCI) Clearance as well as GSA Schedule GS-35F-468W. eCIFM is certified as an Emerging Small Business by the State of California. For more information about eCIFM and its certifications and credentials, visit the eCIFM website or call (925) 830 – 1925.
About the U.S. SBA
The United States Small Business Administration (U.S. SBA) 8(a) Business Development Program is a business assistance program for small disadvantaged businesses. The 8(a) Program offers a broad scope of assistance to firms that are owned and controlled at least 51% by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals. It offers companies the opportunity to develop into sustainable and thriving businesses. Companies have a nine-year window to participate and grow into businesses that can compete in the full-and-open market.
About eCIFM Solutions Inc.
Founded in 2001, eCIFM Solutions Inc. is an AAA accredited IBM Premier Business Partner providing Integrated Work Place Management Solution (IWMS) for organizations looking to improve their organization’s real estate portfolios, facilities and workplace management. The AAA accreditation relays that IBM has endorsed eCIFM’s ability to provide advanced deployment professionals for the IBM TRIRIGA software suite. eCIFM has over 12 years of experience implementing IWMS solutions for various clients in the corporate, education, federal, state and local government. eCIFM’s value added solutions boost organizations’ overall operational effectiveness and helps its clients achieve significant return from their investments. For more information about eCIFM, visit the eCIFM website or call (925) 830 – 1925.