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Washington, D.C.October 19, 2020 - On October 19th, the Washington Business Journal (WBJ) ranked JMA Solutions at number #21 in its Book of Lists for the Largest Women-Owned Businesses in Greater D.C. The WBJ’s Book of Lists is a reputable source that highlights the region’s top companies by category and includes contact and capabilities information to assist organizations in identifying potential partners, new target markets, and industry trends. 

This marks the fourth consecutive year that JMA has been recognized in this category. In previous years, JMA was recognized in several other categories including Largest - Veteran-Owned Companies, Minority-Owned Companies, and Corporate Philanthropist in the Greater Washington, D.C. area.

“Making the Washington Business Journal’s Book of Lists for the Largest Women-Owned Businesses in D.C. for the fourth consecutive year in a row is a major accomplishment,” said President and CEO Jan Adams. “This recognition reflects JMA’s emphasis on inclusion and diversity, two components that are heavily embedded within the company’s core values and management structure.”

View the full list of Greater D.C.’s Largest Women-Owned Companies on the WBJ's website here: https://www.bizjournals.com/washington/subscriber-only/2020/10/09/largest-women-owned-businesses-in.html

List of JMA’s Previous Rankings:

2020:

  • #18 - Largest Veteran-Owned Companies in Greater D.C.

2019:

  • #15 - Corporate Philanthropy - Midsize Companies by Giving in Greater Washington, D.C.
  • #19 - Largest Women-Owned Businesses in Greater D.C.
  • #21 - Largest Veteran-Owned Companies in Greater D.C.
  • #25 - Largest Minority-Owned Companies in Greater D.C.

2018:

  • #12 - Largest Corporate Philanthropists by Giving - Midsize Companies
  • #17 - Largest Women-Owned Businesses in Greater D.C.
  • #19 - Largest Veteran-Owned Companies in Greater D.C.
  • #19 - Largest Minority-Owned Companies in Greater D.C.

2017:

  • #14 - Largest Veteran-Owned Companies in Greater D.C.
  • #15 - Largest Minority-Owned Companies in Greater D.C.
  • #19 - Largest Women-Owned Companies in Greater D.C.

About JMA Solutions

Headquartered in Washington, D.C., JMA Solutions is an award-winning consulting firm with more than 15 years of experience delivering outstanding customer service to our government clients. JMA Solutions is a Service-Disabled Veteran and Certified Woman-Owned company. JMA has been appraised at CMMI Level 3 for Services, ISO 9001:2015 Certified and DoD NIST 800-171 Verified. We offer access to a network of subject matter experts who consult with our government clients on critical short-and long-term projects. Our core capabilities include Engineering Services, Air Traffic Management, Program and Project Management, Software Development, Acquisition Management, Information Technology Support and Professional and Technical Training. JMA is focused on selecting high-quality employees, providing them with the opportunity to grow and invest in the Washington, D.C. community. Each year, JMA donates 3-5% of its net profit to charities that its employees support. In 2019 alone, JMA contributed to over 40 charitable organizations. Learn more about JMA Solutions at www.jma-solutions.com.

Washington, DC – July 1, 2020 –  JMA Solutions is now a proud member of the Controller Training Solutions (CTS) Contract team led by SAIC.  SAIC chose JMA to provide training support services to air traffic controllers within the Jacksonville, Florida area. The $653 million, 7-year contract was awarded by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the sole regulator of the nation’s civil aviation activities, to further assist new and experienced air traffic controllers in maintaining the safety and efficiency of the National Airspace.

“We are excited to provide top-tier training to aviation professionals,” said President and CEO, Jan Adams. “The Federal Aviation Administration has been a loyal customer to JMA for over 15 years, and we are more than proud to continue our long-standing relationship with them to further enhance the aviation community.”

Under the contract, JMA’s certified instructors and support staff will develop and conduct superior training programs that conform to FAA equipment, policies, and procedures. Through thorough evaluation, JMA’s team of experts will collaborate with FAA management and training representatives, monitor student progress and performance, and ensure that required training is conducted as defined in FAA directives.

“JMA Solutions’ Capture Manager, Bear Afkhami, and I are thrilled to have this opportunity to engage and work closely with SAIC as one team,” said Marcy Bettis, Vice President of Engineering Services. “We look forward to delivering outstanding training and support materials to FAA Air Traffic Controllers in the Jacksonville, Florida district.” 

About JMA Solutions

Headquartered in Washington, D.C., JMA Solutions is an award-winning consulting firm with more than 15 years of experience delivering outstanding customer service to our government clients. JMA Solutions is a Service-Disabled Veteran and Certified Woman-Owned company. JMA has been appraised at CMMI Level 3 for Services, ISO 9001:2015 Certified, and DoD NIST 800-171 Verified. We offer access to a network of subject matter experts who consult with our government clients on critical short-and long-term projects. Our core capabilities include Engineering Services, Air Traffic Management, Program and Project Management, Software Development, Acquisition Management, Information Technology Support, and Professional and Technical Training. JMA is focused on selecting high-quality employees, providing them with the opportunity to grow and invest in the Washington, D.C. community. Each year, JMA donates 3-5% of its net profit to charities that its employees support. In 2019 alone, JMA contributed to over 40 charitable organizations. Learn more about JMA Solutions at www.jma-solutions.com.

JMA EY Award FinalWashington, DC - October 8, 2020 - Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) today announced that Jan Adams, President and CEO of JMA Solutions, was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2020 Mid-Atlantic Award winner. The Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards program is one of the preeminent competitive awards for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies. The award recognizes those entrepreneurial leaders who excel in overcoming adversity; financial performance; societal impact and commitment to building a values-based company; innovation; and talent management. Ms. Adams was selected by an independent panel of judges. The award was announced through the program’s first-ever virtual awards gala on October 8th, hosted by Deborah Norville, anchor of Inside Edition.  

“It is an honor to be named an EY Entrepreneur of the Year Mid-Atlantic Region Award winner, amongst some of the nation’s top leaders,” said President and CEO Jan Adams. “Although this year has been challenging, my team’s commitment to providing our customers with the highest level of service remained unchanged. As a leader within the aviation technology and engineering fields, we will continue to be a driver of innovation and inclusion all while empowering the communities that we serve.”

As a Mid-Atlantic regional award winner, Ms. Adams is now eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2020 National Awards. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced Thursday, November 19, during a virtual awards gala. The awards are the culminating event of this year’s virtual Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies. The Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner will then move on to compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Award in June 2021.

About JMA Solutions: Headquartered in Washington, D.C., JMA Solutions is an award-winning consulting firm with more than 15 years of experience delivering outstanding customer service to our government clients. JMA Solutions is a Service-Disabled Veteran and Certified Woman-Owned company. JMA has been appraised at CMMI Level 3 for Services, ISO 9001:2015 Certified and DoD NIST 800-171 Verified. We offer access to a network of subject matter experts who consult with our government clients on critical short-and long-term projects. Our core capabilities include Engineering Services, Air Traffic Management, Program and Project Management, Software Development, Acquisition Management, Information Technology Support and Professional and Technical Training. JMA is focused on selecting high-quality employees, providing them with the opportunity to grow and invest in the Washington, D.C. community. Each year, JMA donates 3-5% of its net profit to charities that its employees support. In 2019 alone, JMA contributed to over 40 charitable organizations. Learn more about JMA Solutions at www.jma-solutions.com.

Learn more about the Entrepreneur Of The Year® Program here: ey.com/us/eoy

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Washington, DC – August 24, 2020 – Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) today announced that JMA Solutions' President & CEO Jan Adams was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2020 Mid-Atlantic Award finalist. Now in its 34th year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year program honors entrepreneurial business leaders whose ambitions deliver innovation, growth, and prosperity as they build and sustain successful businesses that transform our world. Jan Adams was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges.

"I am delighted to be announced as a finalist for the Entrepreneur of the Year program," said President and CEO, Jan Adams. "It is a fantastic achievement to be recognized for the hard work that goes into creating and executing a vision that grows the company, provides employment and contributes to the communities we serve”.

Award winners will be announced through a special virtual event in early October and will join a lifelong community of esteemed Entrepreneur Of The Year alumni from around the world. This year, unstoppable entrepreneurs who have provided extraordinary support for their communities, employees and others during the COVID-19 crisis will also be recognized for their courage, resilience, and ingenuity.

Entrepreneur Of The Year is one of the preeminent competitive award programs for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies. The nominees are evaluated based on six criteria, including overcoming adversity; financial performance; societal impact and commitment to building a values-based company; innovation; and talent management. Since its launch, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in over 60 countries around the world.

Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards to be announced in November during a virtual awards gala. The Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner will then move on to compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Award in June 2021.

Entrepreneur Of The Year Award winners become lifetime members of a global, multi-industry community of entrepreneurs, with exclusive, ongoing access to the experience, insight and wisdom of program alumni and other ecosystem members in over 60 countries — all supported by vast EY resources.

Learn More About Entrepreneur Of The Year® at ey.com/us/eoy

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About JMA Solutions 

Founded by Jan Adams, JMA Solutions is an award-winning, Service-Disabled Veteran and Woman-Owned government consulting firm with over 15 years of experience delivering outstanding customer support. Under Ms. Adams’s leadership, JMA has built a reputation on its commitment by exceeding clients’ business needs with exceptional results. The company’s core competencies include Engineering and Financial Support Services, Software Development, Air Traffic Management, Program and Project Management, UAS Policy Support, Cyber Security, and Professional Training and Development. JMA’s good industry practices have led to considerable recognition by third-party organizations including Inc. 5000, The Washington Post, The Washington Business Journal and the DC Chamber of Commerce. Learn more about JMA Solutions at www.jma-solutions.com.

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