Washington, DC – November 2021 – JMA Solutions is proud to announce that the DC Chamber of Commerce has selected Chief Executive Officer Jan Adams, as the recipient of the 2021 Chairman's Choice Award. The Chairman's Choice Award is presented annually to local leaders who demonstrate extraordinary standards of professional excellence, vision, and dedication to the District of Columbia's business community. This recognition was announced at the DC Chamber of Commerce's Chamber's Choice Awards and Gala held at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC, on Friday, November 19th.

"It is truly an honor to receive the 2021 Chairman's Choice Award," said Chief Executive Officer, Jan Adams. "As a longtime partner of the DC Chamber of Commerce, I have the deepest admiration and respect for organizations like the DC Chamber, who work to connect business leaders with the community and provide the necessary tools and resources needed to excel in the nation's capital. Each day, I make it my duty to support these efforts through my own business ventures and philanthropic efforts to inspire others to make a positive impact in their communities." Jan continued by stating, "Being recognized by this group is a major highlight of my business career."

This year's theme, "Stronger Together—Our Businesses are Rooted in Community," welcomed over 500 of the region's top business, political, and philanthropic leaders in the DC Metro Area and beyond. During the event, attendees heard remarks from notable individuals, including the Washington DC Mayor, Muriel E. Bowser, President and CEO of the DC Chamber, Angela Franco, Emmy award-winning broadcast journalist and evening news anchor, Shawn Yancy, and more. 

Additionally, exceptional individuals and businesses were recognized in a variety of categories, including Business Leader of the Year, Economic Impact, the Humanitarian Award, Community Impact, Lifetime Legacy Award, and more.

As a Grand Reception Sponsor, JMA Solutions' newly announced President, Anthony "Tony" Tisdall, received the honor of presenting the Business of the Year Award to Gelberg Signs, a premier design and full-service sign company located in DC. Other honorees included the CEO of MCN Build, Rudy Seikaly, The Shop Salon, Golden Triangle Business Improvement District, Dr. LaQuandra S. Nesbitt, and Children's National Hospital. 

Read more about the event here.

About the DC Chamber of Commerce:
The DC Chamber of Commerce is the largest chamber of commerce in the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area. Through its leadership, the DC Chamber prides itself on its success in creating meaningful partnerships between business, government, and the community. Since its inception in 1938, The DC Chamber has had a proven record of commitment to improving the business climate in the District of Columbia. Read more about the DC Chamber of Commerce here.

About JMA Solutions:
Headquartered in Washington, DC, JMA Solutions is an award-winning consulting firm with over 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. Our core capabilities include Air Traffic Management, Program and Project Management, Software Engineering, Cyber Security, Acquisition Management, Information Technology Support, and Professional and Technical Training. Each year, JMA donates 2-3% of its net profit to charities that its employees support. In 2020 alone, JMA contributed to over 30 charitable organizations.