FRESNO BUSINESS WINS NATIONAL IMPACT AWARD
Carter & Co. Communications Awarded 2017 Streetwise Summit Impact Award by Interise, a national nonprofit that accelerates economic and small business growth in lower income communities
(Fresno, CA.) Interise announced today that Carter & Co. Communications has been selected as the recipient for the coveted 2017 Streetwise Summit Impact Award. Sixteen employers from across the United States were named finalists for the awards program.
The announcement was made at a ceremony on Wednesday concluding the 2 day StreetWise Summit in Alexandria, Virginia (watch video here). The Impact Award recognizes an Interise alumni business owner who has demonstrated significant impact through the growth of his/her business and engagement in his/her community.
According to Holly Carter, President of Carter & Co. Communications, “We are humbled and honored to be recognized for such a prestigious national award. Commitment to community is one of our core values making this recognition particularly special to us.”
About Carter & Co. Communications
Carter & Co. Communications, Inc., is a strategic & crisis communications firm certified through the Institute of Crisis Management with extensive experience in complex communications strategies. For nearly a decade, global brands including Walmart, Jelly Belly, and Olam have relied upon their expertise in building and defending brands through effective storytelling. Carter & Co. has successfully helped countless organizations through the most difficult times and enabled them to survive an attack on their brand. Committed to community, ongoing donations and volunteer efforts are directed to “The Face of Cancer”, a 501c3 dedicated to telling the stories of women battling metastatic cancer. To learn more, visit www.cartercoco.com
Interise is the go-to partner with a proven model for accelerating economic and small business growth in lower income communities. Its StreetWise ‘MBA’™ provides small business owners with the business knowledge, management knowhow, and relationships they need to scale, including a national network of business experts, instructors and 4,200+ Interise alumni. While learning to work on as well as in their business, small business owners develop a comprehensive three-year Strategic Growth Action Plan™. Alumni have secured over $3 billion dollars in government and institutional contracts since 2008. In 2015, they reported an average annual revenue growth of $278,000.