National diversity group names top N.H. businesses
Fourteen New Hampshire businesses have been named as the top “diversity-owned” small businesses in the state by a multicultural business Web site.
In its seventh annual listing, DiversityBusiness.com names the top small businesses in each of the 50 states.
Named to the list in New Hampshire were:
• InterNotes Strategy of Nashua, black American, woman-owned
firm with $53 million in annual sales
• Lyme Computer Systems of Lyme, a woman-owned firm with $39.6 million in sales
• Polaris Direct of Hooksett, a woman-owned business with $11.8 million in sales
• CCSI Inc. of Stratham, a woman-owned firm with $8.3 million in sales
• Digital Prospectors Corp., Manchester, a woman-owned firm with $7.2 million in sales
• Ivesia Solutions Inc., Salem, a subcontinent Asian-American-owned firm with $4.5 million in sales
• Stephens & Michaels, Windham, a woman-owned firm with $4.2 million in sales
• Bayhead Products Corp., Dover, a woman-owned firm with $3 million in sales
• 110Technology LLC, Nashua, a Hispanic-American-owned firm with $2.8 million in sales
• Global American Inc., Hudson, a subcontinent Asian American-owned firm with $2.8 million in sales
• BG Environmental Inc., Rochester, a woman-owned firm with $2.8 million in sales
• Resource Technical Services, Dover, a Native American, woman-owned firm with $2.5 million in sales
• Benchmark Office Systems Inc., Windham, a woman-owned firm with $1 million in sales
• Wagoner & Associates Inc., Lebanon, a disabled-owned, woman-owned firm with about $1 million in sales.
“Diversity-owned businesses contribute over $1.4 trillion in sales to the U.S. economy,” said Kenton Clarke, CEO of Computer Consulting Associates International, the company that built DiversityBusiness.com. ” This group represents the entrepreneurial spirit that drives our economy and even more. It offers insights into a vastness of cultures and an exchange of ideas that are so valuable in helping me to understand how to reach the needs of today’s consumers” commented Gloria Bohan, CEO of Omega World Travel from Fairfax Virginia. – JEFF FEINGOLD