Washington, DC: For the ninth time, TCG has been recognized by the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC). This year, TCG is proudly ranked as the No. 100 fastest-growing inner city company in the United States. The full list is available on Fortune’s website. Additionally, TCG was the top recipient of the ICIC 2018 Quality Jobs Champions Award out of 20 awardees.
The Inner City 100 program recognizes successful inner city companies and their CEOs as role models for entrepreneurship, innovative business practices, and job creation in America’s urban communities. The award winners are chosen based on their growth in revenue over a 5-year period. In that time, TCG’s revenue grew 56% and staff increased by 152%. The Quality Jobs Champions Award recognizes alumni Inner City 100 award recipients that have demonstrated extraordinary achievement in the creation of quality jobs for inner city residents. As TCG was the number one winner, TCG President Daniel Turner was invited to speak on a panel at the Inner City 100 Conference in Boston to discuss the unique challenges and opportunities inner city companies encounter.
Mr. Turner believes in the importance of business owners giving back to the city in which they reside. “There is a clear connection between how healthy a community is — how healthy a city is — and how successful a business can be. I’ve seen firsthand how revitalizing a building in an old neighborhood or simply providing a work environment that incentivizes living within the city rewards us and our city tenfold. The ICIC also shares this belief, which is why we’re honored to be recognized by them for the ninth time.”
“[Inner City 100] businesses and their owners are a testament to the impact innovation and entrepreneurship have had in rejuvenating urban areas across the U.S. Companies such as TCG are experiencing revenue growth and increased investment, which are in turn creating more jobs and economic opportunity for citizens in the communities where these companies call home,” said ICIC President and COO, Matt Camp.
Earlier this year, TCG moved its headquarters from the Shaw neighborhood, where it had resided since 2005, to D.C.’s Shepherd Park neighborhood. The new HQ is a renovated former hardware store, close to the former Walter Reed National Military Medical Center site. TCG is also piloting a program to encourage staff to live close to the company’s headquarters or near their client’s worksite.
TCG (https://www.tcg.com) aims to improve the world around us, in big and little ways, every day, for our staff, clients, and community. TCG provides the federal government with positively distinct IT and management advisory services in Agile development, Technology Business Management, federal shared services, budget formulation and execution, and health science analytics that help government programs and America succeed.
Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC)
ICIC is a national nonprofit founded by Harvard Business School professor Michael E. Porter. ICIC’s mission is to promote economic prosperity in America’s inner cities through private sector investment that leads to jobs, income and wealth creation for local residents. Through its research on inner city economies, ICIC provides businesses, governments and investors with the most comprehensive and actionable information in the field about urban market opportunities. The organization supports urban businesses through the Inner City 100, Inner City Capital Connections, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program, and Santander Bank’s Cultivate Small Business program. Learn more at www.icic.org.