Oakland, California (EastBayDaily) — OUTSOURCE Consulting Services, Inc. is quickly becoming the most award winning business in Oakland winning two awards in the first quarter of 2010. Sandra Floyd, President and CEO was named San Francisco’s Small Business Administration Person of the Year and OUTSOURCE makes DiversityBusiness.com’s National Top 10 List.
The U.S. Small Business Administration presented, Sandra Floyd of OUTSOURCE Consulting Services, Inc., the Small Business Person of the Year Award for Region 9, San Francisco on February 22, 2010. Mark Quinn, District Director, Brenda Gambardella, Assistant District Director of 8 (A) Business Development and Cynthia Marymee Business Development Specialist of the SBA San Francisco District Office were among others in attendance, at the OUTSOURCE Corporate Headquarters, Maxwell Nealy Building, 222 14th Street, Suite 100, Oakland, California.
OUTSOURCE was also honored by DiversityBusiness.com in January and will be presented the award in Washington D.C. at an awards ceremony hosted by DiversityBusiness.com in April 2010. The list is the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the United States economy – America’s privately held companies. It is also the most recognized and respected compilation of diverse companies in the U.S.
Sandra has been committed to creating jobs and giving back to the community where she lives and works for the last fifteen years. “I believe in quality,” says Sandra Floyd who brings both to her work with clients in Human Capital Management and to the community where she lives and owns her office building on 14th Street in Oakland. “I also believe in the ongoing support of my community. This contributes to the health of the economy around me by strengthening the bonds between people, cultures and businesses. Nourishing the community while supporting the goals of our clients is what we do at OUTSOURCE everyday. We do this because I believe it is the human spirit that makes businesses thrive, creating successful ventures that produce growth and a greater good to the community,” Sandra adds.
Besides being a valued asset to her many blue chip clients, Sandra sponsors everything from highways to soccer teams. In her spare time she works mentoring other small and woman owned businesses, see http://www.osource.com/about/community.shtml for more Corporate Responsibility projects.
OUTSOURCE believes the energy of the people in work and community groups is what makes them thrive. This may be one of the reasons for Sandra Floyd’s success in such trying economic times. For the past 15 years, she has been dedicated to supporting not only the employees she trains and works with, but also those that she comes into contact with through her community and philanthropy work.
About OUTSOURCE Consulting Services, Inc. Launched in 1994, OUTSOURCE Consulting Services, Inc. provides Human Capital Management Services delivering high quality Staff Augmentation, IT Consulting, Comprehensive Payroll Services and Specialized Training Services to the Private and Public sectors. OUTSOURCE’s mission is to realize a "corporate and community" goal of creating jobs within the inner city. As a Prime Supplier supporting commercial clients and as a federal contractor, we have established a national footprint, expanding beyond California to include Texas, Georgia, New Jersey and the Washington, D. C areas. OUTSOURCE is a 100% Minority, Women, Hub Zone and 8(a) Small Disadvantaged Business Enterprise. Founded in 1994.
About U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was created in 1953 as an independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation. We recognize that small business is critical to our economic recovery and strength, to building America's future, and to helping the United States compete in today's global marketplace. Although SBA has grown and evolved in the years since it was established in 1953, the bottom line mission remains the same. The SBA helps Americans start, build and grow businesses. Through an extensive network of field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations, SBA delivers its services to people throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, the U. S. Virgin Islands and Guam. For more information go to http://sba.gov/aboutsba/sbaprograms/8abd/
About DiversityBusiness.com Launched in 1999, DiversityBusiness, has over 48,000 members and is the largest organization of diversity owned businesses throughout the United States that provide goods and services to Fortune 1000 companies, government agencies, and colleges and universities. DiversityBusiness provides research and data collection services for diversity including the "Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities", "Top 500 Diversity Owned Companies in America", and others. Its research has been recognized and published by Forbes Magazine, Business Week and thousands of other print and Internet publications. The site has gained national recognition and has won numerous awards for its content and design. DiversityBusiness reaches more diverse suppliers and communicates more information to them on a more frequent basis then all other organizations combined. The magazine reaches over 300,000 readers, a monthly e-newsletter reaches 2.4 million, and has 1.2 million website visitors per month. DiversityBusiness.com is produced by Computer Consulting Associates International Inc. (CCAii.com) of Southport, CT. Founded in 1980. A complete list of winners is available at: http://www.diversitybusiness.com/TopBusinessList
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