Honors & Awards
Women of Power Award
Sep 2018 | Women Leadership Magazine USA
Circle of Excellence
Apr 2018 | The Daily Record
Top 100 Women
Baltimore Sun’s 25 Women to Watch
Oct 2017 | The Baltimore Sun
Innovator of the Year Award
Oct 2017 | The Daily Record
MD's Top 100 Women 2014
2014 | The Daily Record
Most Admired CEO 2014
2014 | The Daily Record
Distinguished Women’s Award 2013
2013 | Girl Scouts of Central MD
Top 50 Influential People in Maryland Award 2013
2013 | The Daily Record
Woman Business Enterprise of The Year 2013
2013 | Maryland Minority Contractors Association
Enterprising Women Award 2012
2012 | Women Magazine Enterprising
MD's Top 100 Women 2012
2012 | The Daily Record
Minority Business Hall of Fame Inductee, Maryland Top 100 2012
2012 | Minority Business Hall of Fame
Top 100 Best Run Companies 2012
2012 | SmartCEO Magazine
Brava Women Business Achievement Award
2011 | Smart CEO
Inc. 500/5000 List, 2008-2011
2011 | Inc Magazine
Listed for 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
Future50 Award 2010
2010 | SmartCEO Magazine
Acknowledged as one of the fastest growing companies in Greater Baltimore.
Innovator of the Year 2010
2010 | The Daily Record
Recognizing passion for change. The first surety professional to receive this award.
Maryland's Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise
Received in 2006, 2008, 2010
Shining Star Award
2010 | Muscular Dystrophy Association
For fundraising efforts on behalf of MDA children and families that exceeded $100,000.
Ernst & Young Entrepreneurial Winning Women™ 2009
2009 | Ernst & Young
One of only nine women-owned companies in the U.S. selected. This award provides intimate access to Ernst and Young’s elite network of the country’s best high-growth companies, as well as participation in a customized leadership program designed to connect women entrepreneurs with the advisors, resources and insights needed to become market leaders.
Business Achievement Award
2008 | Maryland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Recognizing contributions to the development of Maryland’s Hispanic business community.
Graduate of "Leadership Maryland"
One of 50 accomplished leaders selected to participate in the program for demonstrating personal concern and commitment to helping shape Maryland’s future.
MBE of The Year 2008
2008 | Maryland Washington Minority Contractors Association
Small Business Person of the Year
2008 | Carroll County Economic Development
US Small Business Administration Small Business Person of The Year (MD) 2008
2008 | US Small Business Administration
First surety agent to receive top honor; awarded for pioneering work to break down surety bond barriers for minority and women-owned construction firms.
Bridging the Gap Award
2007 | Greater Baltimore Committee
For contributions to expanding growth opportunities for small business, minority and women-owned construction companies.
Inducted into SBA's Hall of Fame
U.S. Small Business Association
Women’s Business Enterprise National Council Certification
Women’s Business Enterprise