LOUISVILLE, KY – Cornerstone Engineering, Inc., a premiere structural engineering consulting firm with offices in Louisville, Indianapolis, Cincinnati and Lexington, has, once again, been named as one of the fastest growing top 100 Asian-American owned businesses in the country by the U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce (USPAACC) for 2018.
The company also serves as the Design-Build and Design/Bid/Build contractor on many projects around the country, that are often on military bases e.g., the Army Corps of Engineers and the Naval Facility Command (NAVFAC).
Cornerstone’s competency covers the entire spectrum of traditional building materials – steel, reinforced concrete, masonry, timber – as well as modern structural technology, such as Fiber-Reinforced Polymer.
We are absolutely honored to again be recognized among the top 100 fastest growing Asian-American business in the U.S. by USPAAC”, said Chella Subram, President of Cornerstone Engineering, Inc. “I’m grateful to our amazing team who believes and exemplifies our values of Commitment, excellence and integrity every day, in every project with every client”.
USPAACC’s Fast 100 winners earned collective revenue of $2.2 billion last year. For the past 33 years, CelebrAsian has served more than 2 million Pan Asian American-owned businesses nationwide as the nation’s premier venue for procurement opportunities, innovation and job growth with annual revenue that surpass $700 billion and continue to grow.
“I commend the winners of our Fast 100 Asian American Business Awards for their impressive collective revenue and enormous growth amidst the challenging economic landscape,” said Susan Au Allen, USPAACC National President & CEO. “This validates the significance of the power of innovation, perseverance, and hard work – key ingredients to succeed in the mainstream – which also ensure that diverse businesses remain the backbone of the national economy.”
CEI is committed to the ongoing development and growth of the company, having invested its resources in being one of the ‘hand-picked’ MBEs by Marilyn Clark, Supplier Diversity Manager of Fayette County Public Schools to participate in the TriState Minority Supplier Development Council (TSMSDC) Centers of Excellence (COE) – a unique and value-added mentor-protégé program, designed to develop business relationships among 9 member corporations, and 20 selected certified MBEs – through knowledge sharing, best practices, benchmarking, procurement and scalability.
About Cornerstone Engineering, Inc.:
Cornerstone Engineering, Inc. (CEI) is an is an award-winning SBA 8(a), DBE, MBE Certified Architectural-Engineering Consulting firm with offices in Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio. Our Team is comprised of a group of creative and focused Engineers, Architects, and Support Staff with well over 200 years of combined experience and have been delivering our uncompromising services to our clients for 15 years. We are committed to accomplishing projects with excellence and integrity. CEI offers a full range of engineering services including analysis and design of structures, assessment and retrofitting of existing structures, structural special inspections, FRP strengthening, construction and project management services among others. For more information, visit www.cei-engineering.com.
Founded in 1984 as a national non-profit non-partisan organization, USPAACC has been advocating equal opportunities for Pan Asian Americans in the United States. Headquartered in Washington, DC, USPAACC promote and propel economic growth by opening doors to business, educational and professional opportunities for Pan Asian Americans and their business partners in major corporations, government at federal, state, and local levels, and small/minority communities. USPAACC serves as the gateway to Pan Asian American suppliers, information about Pan Asian Americans and the dynamic Asia Pacific and Indian Subcontinent markets. For more information, visit www.uspaacc.com.
The TriState Minority Supplier Development Council (TSMSDC) is one of 23 regional council affiliates of the National Minority Supplier Development Council, with additional partners in Australia, Canada, China, South Africa, and the United Kingdom. TSMSDC’s geographic footprint includes Kentucky, Tennessee and West Virginia, with headquarters in Nashville, TN, a regional office in downtown Louisville, KY, and a soon to be regional office in West Virginia. The national network offers Corporate Members access to a database of over 12,000 certified minority-owned business enterprises (MBEs), and connects certified MBEs to well over 1,750 corporations nationwide. Its mission is “To ensure the development of mutually beneficial relationships between certified ethnic minority businesses (suppliers) and major corporations (purchasers), by identifying, promoting and expanding business and procurement opportunities as they strive to be the product and service providers of choice.”
For more information, visit www.tsmsdc.net.