KAL Architects, Inc., 2015 California 8(a) Graduate of the Year Award
Jun08

KAL Architects, Inc., 2015 California 8(a) Graduate of the Year Award

India native starts architectural practice from spare bedroom in 1991, grows to become leader in healthcare facility design services. By age 6, Rita Kalwani already had developed a love for math and art. After her dad suggested she would make a great architect someday, Kalwani embraced the idea and took that on as her quest in life. Ten years later, even before studying architecture in her native India, she set another goal – to...

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Aleph Group, Inc. Receives Region IX Award | 2015 Exporter of the Year
Jun08

Aleph Group, Inc. Receives Region IX Award | 2015 Exporter of the Year

Founder, President & CEO Jales de Mello shifts company focus, manufactures specialty application vehicles for medical and educational purposes; now exports to 18 countries and provides jobs for 28 employees. The U.S. Small Business Administration, Santa Ana District Office is pleased to announce Aleph Group, Inc. (AGI) will receive the 2015 Region IX Small Business Exporter of the Year Award. AGI was nominated for the award by...

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Gary Nguyen of 24/7 Care at Home | 2015 Small Business Person of the Year
Jun08

Gary Nguyen of 24/7 Care at Home | 2015 Small Business Person of the Year

Vietnam native starts home health care business in 2007, grows to $10 million enterprise employing 150 people Cuong “Gary” Nguyen, founder of 24/7 Care at Home, has been selected as the 2015 Small Business Person of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration, Santa Ana District Office.  Nguyen, who lives in Westminster, started 24/7 Care at Home in 2007 and has since grown the company into a $10 million revenue enterprise...

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Microenterprise Collaborative of Inland Southern California
Feb08

Microenterprise Collaborative of Inland Southern California

AmPac TriState CDC is pleased to announce it was selected as the fiscal sponsor and administrator for the Microenterprise Collaborative of Inland Southern California (MECISC). The steering committee of MECISC selected AmPac primarily because of its alignment with the service area (San Bernardino and Riverside counties) and commitment to the mission of the Collaborative which is to create and sustain businesses and jobs through micro...

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What you need to know about the SBA’s 8a Program
Jan05

What you need to know about the SBA’s 8a Program

Small business certifications are like professional certifications: they document a special capability or status that help you compete in the marketplace.  These certifications can help you pursue business opportunities with the federal government and prime contractors who often have goals to ensure small businesses are integrated into their purchasing and procurement efforts.  At our Federal Contracting Certifications workshop,...

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