Management Solutions named 2014 U.S. Chamber of Commerce Blue Ribbon Small Business Award Winner

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 20, 2014 – Management Solutions, LLC, a leader in project management and project controls, has been named a 2014 Blue Ribbon Small Business Award winner. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce recently announced the winners of its annual Blue Ribbon Small Business Awards, a program that recognizes companies for their dedication to the principles of free enterprise and contributions to restoring jobs and supporting economic growth.

                “We are honored to be recognized by the U.S .Chamber of Commerce with a Blue Ribbon Small Business Award,” said Misty Mayes, president and founder of Management Solutions. “This is a wonderful reflection of our talented team that is committed to delivering exceptional project management service and expertise to our clients, while also serving the community in a variety of leadership and charitable roles.”

This year’s 100 winners were selected from a record number of applicants across the nation, and each demonstrates exceptional business practices in areas including strategic planning, employee development, community involvement, and customer service.
                “As the business community has worked hard to do its part in moving the country forward economically, small businesses have continued to be the driving force responsible for much of our progress,” U.S. Chamber President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue said. “Our Blue Ribbon Award winners are the best of the best—growing and succeeding despite significant challenges.”

The Chamber will announce seven regional finalists on March 19 and honor all of this year’s Blue Ribbon Small Business Award winners at the 10th annual America’s Small Business Summit, taking place June 11 – 13 in Washington, D.C. During the summit, one regional finalist will receive the DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year Award, sponsored by Sam’s Club®, and a $10,000 cash prize courtesy of the U.S. Chamber. All Blue Ribbon winners are also eligible for the Community Excellence Award, which will be decided through online public voting February 19 – 28. 

A complete list of this year’s Blue Ribbon Small Business Award winners is available here.
About the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business federation representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations. Its International Affairs division includes more than 50 regional and policy experts and 25 country- and region-specific business councils and initiatives. The U.S. Chamber also works closely with 116 American Chambers of Commerce abroad.