May 2014 Bi-Weekly Newsletter

Contracts awarded to MBEs
Congratulations to Jerry Filoteo with Bridgeport Real Estate for obtaining a property management contract with Union Bank.

We welcome our new Corporate and Public Agency Members!
Federal Reserve of San Francisco - The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco has come a long way from its beginning as a group of fewer than 25 employees in rented quarters. Today a staff of 1,621 work for the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.
Washington State Department of Enterprise Services - Department of Enterprise Services (DES) manages certain central contracting activities for state government. 

MBHF&M 10th Anniversary Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
The Minority Business Hall of Fame and Museum Inc. in collaboration with the University of Washington - Foster School of Business recognized minority business pioneers at an awards dinner on May 13, 2014, at the Westin Seattle. The five inductions include the Founders of Liberty Bank, Seattle; Charles T. Haffey; Firoz Lalji; Don McKneely and Margaret Z. Richardson-Wiley.

2014 LBA Advocate of the Year Award
Congratulations to Richard Chacon, Senior Vice President of Supplier Diversity & Development at 
Union Bank for winning 2014 Latin Business Association Advocate of the Year Award. 

SBA 2014 Washington Minority Champion for Small Business
Congratulations to Frank Lemos, president of LDC. Inc. for winning the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 2014 Washington Minority Champion for Small Business.+

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