Category Archives: Press Releases

MTA Commits to MWBE Community with Discretionary Spending

The MTA recently announced its continued commitment to the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise (“M/WBE”) community, citing its $736 Million spend with M/WBE businesses during the 2018-2019 fiscal year. The MTA surpassed Governor Cuomo’s 30% discretionary spend goal for State contracts during this period, with a significant amount being in support of their information technology initiatives. As a longstanding vendor of the MTA, the MTA’s press release cites QED National’s 64 assignments and $12.4 Million in awards since the ...

Mayor de Blasio Wants $1MM for MWBE Purchases

New York, NY—On March 21, early in the afternoon, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio announced his plan to convince New York State legislatures to help raise the City’s Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE) Noncompetitive Small Purchase vehicle to a ceiling of $1 Million. This would substantially eclipse the current vehicle’s spending limit of $150,000 per purchase.

“We’ve made big strides investing in minority and women-owned businesses,” de Blasio says, “We can go even further with Albany’s help.”

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Posted on March 29, 2019 at 10:12 am in Press Releases

QED National President Honored for NYC Public Service

NEW YORK, January 24, 2018 —Colleen Molter, President of QED National, to be honored as a recipient of City and State’s “50 over 50” award.

The “50 over 50” award recognizes the most distinguished public servants in New York City who have committed decades of their life to making New York City a better place. The award ceremony will be held in Ainsworth Park on Monday, January 29, 2018. Honorees include New York’s most prominent leaders in government, business and media ...

QED National Achieves 9th Consecutive Inc. 5000

New York, NY – August 16, 2017

QED National has earned a place on the Inc. 5000 for 9 consecutive years, 2009 to 2017. Fewer than one-tenth of all Inc. 5000 companies achieve this prestigious milestone, known as the Honor Roll.

Inc. 5000 recognizes the top 5,000 fastest growing private firms in America and the entrepreneurs that drive them. According to Eric Schurenberg, Editor in Chief of Inc. Magazine, “No one makes the Inc. 5000 without building something great–usually from scratch.”

It’s the ...

Colleen Molter named to NYC Mayor’s MWBE Advisory Council

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Counsel to the Mayor & M/WBE Director Maya Wiley recently announced the formation of a formal Advisory Council to guide policy-making and strategy on the City’s efforts to increase business for Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises (M/WBEs). Of those named to this Council is QED National’s Founder & President, Colleen Molter.

For the full and official release please visit:

http://www1.nyc.gov/office-of-the-mayor/news/934-15/mayor-de-blasio-counsel-the-mayor-m-wbe-director-maya-wiley-launch-advisory-council-on

7th Year Straight – QED National Listed on 2015’s Inc. 5000

For the seventh consecutive year, QED National has been recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the country’s 5000 fastest growing private companies. Over the last three years, QED has achieved a three-year sales growth rate of 93%.

For more information, including comments from President Colleen Molter, please see the full article at the following link: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/seven-years-straight-qed-national-140000832.html

QED National on Inc. 5000 List 6th Straight Year (2014)

NEW YORK, October 7, 2014 – We are pleased to announce that QED National, a women-owned IT staffing and technology solutions company, is being recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. With a three-year sales growth rate of 71%, QED National has the distinct honor of achieving this award for the sixth consecutive year.

QED National attributes this accomplishment to their uncompromising integrity and commitment to client satisfaction. With consistent growth in the City and the ...

QED National Ranked on Inc. 5000 for the 5th Year in a Row

NEW YORK, September 17, 2013 — QED National, a women-owned IT staffing and technology solutions company, is being recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. With a three-year sales growth rate of 45%, QED National has the distinct honor of achieving this award for five consecutive years.

Attributing this success to uncompromising integrity and commitment to client satisfaction, QED National continues to grow within the City and the State of New York and ...

QED National Plans for Growth with Advisory Board Formation

As a plan for accelerated growth, QED National has retained Cindy Burrell, President of Diversity in Boardrooms, to create an Advisory Board. This is a highly effective strategy to identify potential opportunities and leverage existing organizational strengths. QED National had their first Advisory Board meeting this past September 24th at an inspiring location, the INC Magazine corporate headquarters’ boardroom. Colleen Molter, President of QED National, thought it would be fitting to hold the first meeting at INC Magazine HDQ at ...