HUNTSVILLE, AL., February 5, 2015 – PROJECTXYZ, Inc. and its mentor Tec-Masters, Inc. were named one of only 14 winners of the Department of Defense’s prestigious 2014 Nunn-Perry Award from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), Office of Small Business programs for outstanding performance on the mentor-protege program. This honor is awarded to companies who have excelled in the areas of commitment, technical assistance, quality, and economic development of small businesses.
The prestigious Nunn-Perry Award, named in honor of former Senator Sam Nunn and former Secretary of Defense William Perry, was first awarded in 1995 to recognize outstanding Mentor-Protégé teams formed under the auspices of the DoD Mentor-Protégé program.
“As proud recipients of the Nunn-Perry Award, PROJECTXYZ recognizes that great results can be achieved through small business partnership, and we are committed to providing the best support we can to the warfighter” said Kim Lewis, CEO of PROJECTXYZ.
PROJECTXYZ, Inc. and Tec-Masters, Inc. began the Mentor-Protégé partnership in 2012 and completed the program in January 2015.
PROJECTXYZ was notified of the award by letter from Kenyata Wesley; Deputy Director, Technology and Innovation, Office of Small Business Programs and Perry Carter, DoD Mentor-Protégé Program Coordinator; DoD Office of Small Business Programs.
PROJECTXYZ is a technical solutions company using its expertise to solve problems and deliver results for federal and commercial customers at various locations throughout the United States. Headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama, the company provides expertise in the research, design, development, integration, and sustainment of innovative solutions in engineering, logistics, information technology, and alternative energy. Founded in 2002, the company is an 8(a) certified, economically disadvantaged woman-owned small business.
Tec-Masters brings unsurpassed dedication, quality and reliability to every task at hand. Headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama with offices located throughout the United States, Tec-Masters, Inc. provides innovative, robust scientific and technological solutions for Defense, Federal and Commercial customers worldwide.
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