Historic Legislation! Bi-Partisan Infrastructure Bill Creates Permanent Status for MBDA

With the passage of historic legislation this week, the U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) becamea permanent statutory agency. This groundbreaking legislation will allow the MBDA to expand programs and outreach to the minority-owned businesses of our nation. “President Biden has made clear his commitment to not just rebuilding to how things…

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Executive Order 13985 – Everything you need to know about an Important but Little-known Federal Directive

Executive Order 13985 was issued on day one of the Biden-Harris administration for the purpose of advancing equity and decreasing barriers to opportunity among racial and ethnic minorities. It has been nearly eight months since its passage, and the order has since laid the foundation for several important economic development initiatives. Despite its importance, it…

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Top 40 Growth Company Beats All Odds

Tracey Grace

Just like any other young professional, Tracey Grace was committed to her career and performing with her eye on excellence, as she emerged from the prestigious University of Pittsburgh with an MBA. She has successfully knocked down many barriers as the founder and CEO of IBEX IT Business Experts (IBEX), a training, technology, and professional services firm. There have been many economic downturns that have forced companies to rethink the ways they…

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