January 28, 2009

TCG Named to DC’s Top 100 Business List for 2009

Company ranked at #47 on list of Top 100 Privately-held Businesses in the District of Columbia

Washington, DC, January 28, 2009: TCG, a leading government technology strategy and IT consultancy, announced today that DiversityBusiness.com, the nations’ leading business-to-business internet site, recently named the company as one of the top 100 businesses in the District of Columbia.

This is the 9th annual listing of the District’s top businesses by DiversityBusiness.com.  Ranging in revenue size from $1.2 million to over $85 million, the companies listed on the Top Business Lists represent the nation’s top multicultural earners. Winners are attractive to major corporations wishing to increase spending with small businesses.

“Entrepreneurs are a growing force in the U.S. economy, and a force to be reckoned with,” said Kenton Clarke, CEO of Computer Consulting Associates International, the company that built DiversityBusiness.com. “This is a whole business segment that can carry its own, that provides jobs, products and services, and generates wealth for its communities.  These are the new leaders in American business.”

“As a native DC resident, I wanted to build a company that could help the community,” said Daniel Turner, President of TCG. “We have a goal to save US taxpayers $1 billion by 2016 by improving the way government works. This award is further recognition that our mission has value to the nation and our local community.”

The List
This List is a classification that represents the top small businesses in the U.S., in sectors such as technology, manufacturing, food service and professional services. Large organizational buyers throughout the country that do business with multicultural, small, and women-owned businesses use the List, which is produced annually by DiversityBusiness.com, the nation’s leading multicultural B2B Internet portal that links large organizational buyers to multicultural product and service suppliers.

The winning companies will be honored at a special awards ceremony at DiversityBusiness.com’s “9th Annual Multicultural Business Conference”, taking place April 29 – May 1, 2009 at the Disney’s Contemporary Resort in Orlando, Florida.

For the complete list of winning companies, please visit: www.diversitybusiness.com.

About TCG
TCG (Turner Consulting Group, www.tcg.com), a Washington, DC-based company, is a business process and IT consulting company with a focus on grants management and scientific community support.

TCG helps government agencies use the power of the Internet and the Web to better interact with the public, and to generate internal cost savings and efficiencies. TCG projects have won awards for their groundbreaking achievements: TCG piloted the first inter-agency grants management system, and created the first inter-agency Web-based government system to receive secure information from the general public.
    
TCG was first ranked by Inc. magazine as one of the fastest-growing privately held companies in the United States in 2001. The firm has been on Washington Technology’s Fast 50. The company was SEI-assessed at Capability Maturity Model Integration Level 2 in April 2004, and aims to save US taxpayers $1 billion by 2016.

For more information, contact David G. Cassidy on 202-742-8471 or david.cassidy@tcg.com, or see www.tcg.com.

About DiversityBusiness.com
Launched in 1999, DiversityBusiness, with over 46,000 members, 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. It is a leading provider of Supplier Diversity management tools and has the most widely distributed Diversity magazine in the United States. DiversityBusiness.com is produced by Computer Consulting Associates International Inc. (CCAii.com) of Southport, CT.