February 2015 Profiles
This February we are once again proud to profile leaders in businesses across Ohio who are minority owned. Empyra.com, Inc., in Youngstown, delivers on-demand, cloud-based business solutions for workforce development, education and community development, playing its part in transforming the rust-belt to a technology hub. For the past 28 years, Rath Builders Supply, Inc., has been a part of the community providing quality construction and building materials to area contractors as well as the general public. 2Gs in Bellefontaine has been providing home style sides and delicious barbeque since 2010 when a dream became a reality. Photojournalism, digital preservation and data recovery are some of the services Vtechgraphics LLC offers to support their clients. . A leader in the manufacturing and automotive industry Modular Assembly Innovations, a $1.2 billion corporation, is the parent company to manufacturing facilities located in Ohio, Indiana, and Alabama. Growing from four attorneys in 1999 to 14 today Perez & Morris LLC continues to provide legal expertise to meet the various needs of their clients. Miles-McClellan Construction Co., Inc., headquartered in Columbus since 1978, has a local focus on healthcare, industrial, and educational construction projects, helping support the communities that contributed to their success. Getting its start in 2005 and growing more than 500 percent in the last five years, American Flooring Installers LLC focuses on exceeding the customers’ expectations when it comes to providing construction services. Beyond Expectations Barber College strives to make a difference and positive impact in the community by teaching barbering skills to help ex-felons gain employment under the belief that everyone deserves a second chance.
These businesses are leading examples of the strength and diversity of Ohio's business environment and great reasons we can all be proud to call Ohio home. For more on MBE/EDGE certified businesses in Ohio, visit the Ohio Department of Administrative Services.