HR Now! Named National Minority Supplier of the Year, Class I

DALLAS, TX – HR Now! a woman/minority-owned corporation was awarded the “National Supplier of the Year, Class I” Award by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) at the council’s awards banquet on October 26, 2005 in Dallas, Texas. HR Now! Competed with more the 9 corporations for the award. Companies are divided into three classes according to annual sales and are nominated by their corporate customers. They are evaluated on the basis of company history, growth in sales and employment, product quality, service delivery, competitiveness, community involvement and obstacles overcome as a result of heritage or background. The award is regarded as the most significant honor to a certified minority business. 

“This award is humbling as it is rewarding. We are pleased at the strides HR Now! has made. Being named a national winner will set the stage for HR Now! to provide human resource services across the country”, acknowledged Gwen Thomas, President and CEO.

This honor marks the second of its kind for the company. HR Now! won the Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council (GMSDC), “Supplier of the Year, Class I” Award in May at the 2004 GMSDC Awards Dinner in Atlanta, Georgia.
HR Now! The African American-owned human resource management firm focuses on outsourcing solutions that mange risk, increase productivity and identify and retain talent. -- was founded in 1996. Specializing in HR services and Web-based products that address the challenges of a changing workplace, its customers include The Coca Cola Company, The Home Depot and SunTrust Banks, as well as other MBE firms. Professional, nonprofit and educational organizations, as well as the Georgia 100 Mentoring program benefit from the active involvement and philanthropic efforts of president and CEO Gwen Thomas.

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