KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 8, 2013 – Management Solutions, LLC, received the 2013 Pinnacle Woman-Owned Business Excellence Award during the Knoxville Chamber’s ninth annual Pinnacle Business Awards Gala on May 3, 2013, at the Knoxville Convention Center. Management Solutions was started by Misty Mayes in 2002 with three employees and a single contract with U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL); today it is a multi-million dollar company that boasts more than 30 employees and dozens of clients and customers throughout the Southeast. “I am truly honored to accept this award on behalf of our entire team,” said Misty Mayes, PMP, president, Management Solutions, LLC. “As we’ve grown our company, we’ve remained committed to helping our clients deliver on time, on budget, every time, and to now be recognized publicly by the business community for our collective efforts is truly an honor.”
MSLLC clients and projects have included the DOE, Department of Defense (DOD), the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (USACE), UT-Battelle, Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU), Alstom Power, Cannon & Cannon and Pro2Serve among others. The Pinnacle Awards allow the Chamber to recognize and celebrate outstanding local businesses and businesspeople. The Awards have become an emblem of business excellence in East Tennessee.
This award is presented to an outstanding East Tennessee woman-owned business which is not part of a regional, national or global franchise, independently-owned and operated/controlled by a female or females. The enterprise must be at least 51-percent owned by one or more women and its management and daily business operations must be controlled by one or more women.