Featured in Fortune Magazine
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Rose International Featured in Fortune Magazine
ST. LOUIS, May 08, 2000 - Rose International, a leader in providing technology and e-business solutions, was recently featured in a special section of Fortune Magazine focusing on Minority Business Enterprises. The feature was included in the magazine's April 17 issue, which highlighted the Fortune 500.
The feature, developed by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), highlighted several minority-owned businesses to illustrate the importance of these firms in the U.S. economy. According to the NMSDC, U.S. corporations will spend nearly $50 billion this year on goods and services from minority-owned businesses.
"Getting certified as a Minority-Owned Business (MBE) has helped us gain an audience with many major corporations," said Himanshu Bhatia, Rose International CEO. "However, once we're in, we have to shine and deliver like any other company."
Founded in 1993, St. Louis-based Rose International is a leader in providing Information Technology solutions to corporations and government agencies nationwide. The company's numerous branch offices have a broad geographic reach, allowing Rose to work with organizations across the country. Rose has been recognized by Deloitte & Touche as the country's 26th fastest growing technology firm, was named the 491st largest woman-owned firm in the Working Woman 500, and Himanshu Bhatia was recently named Asian Entrepreneur of the Year in the high tech industry by Asian Enterprise Magazine.
"We believe in assisting both the professional and personal development of our employees," said Eric Token, Rose International's Corporate Vice President. "We are committed to providing them with all the training necessary to help them grow to their full potential."