Today's Date: June 23, 2024
Chinatown Storytelling Centre Opens New Exhibit: Neighbours: From Pender to Hastings   •   Susan G. Komen® Warns of Dire Impact from Braidwood Management, Inc. et al. v. Xavier Becerra et al. Ruling That Will Force   •   New Research Indicates the Need for Diabetes Continuous Glucose Monitoring to Address Health Disparities   •   Maximus Named a Top Washington-Area Workplace by The Washington Post   •   Statement by the Prime Minister on National Indigenous Peoples Day   •   Statement - Mishkeegogamang Ojibway First Nation celebrates community development achievements and National Indigenous Peoples D   •   Otipemisiwak Métis Government Celebrates the Opening and Ribbon Cutting of Salay Prayzaan Solar Farm   •   Shop, Sip, and Support Social Justice Programs at Five Keys Furniture Annex in Stockton, California, on Saturday, June 22nd from   •   Statement by ministers Pascale St-Onge, Gary Anandasangaree, Patty Hajdu and Dan Vandal on National Indigenous Peoples Day   •   Produced by Renegade Film Productions/Chameleon Multimedia, Obscure Urban Legend ‘Sweaty Larry’ to Be Invoked for Fi   •   Freedmen’s Town Community Investment Initiative Launches   •   Media Advisory: Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Sandra Thompson Visits Affordable Apartment Complex in Dallas   •   SCOTUS Ruling in Rahimi Case Upholds Protections for Domestic Violence Survivors, BWJP Experts Celebrate   •   Government of Canada supports high school students across Canada in developing projects to promote healthy living in their schoo   •   Media Advisory: Arvest Bank Awards $15,000 CARE Award to University District Development Corp.   •   Daylu Dena Council celebrates grand opening of multi-purpose building in Lower Post, British Columbia   •   Fairness for Indigenous Peoples in Nova Scotia   •   Lifezone Metals Announces Voting Results from its 2024 Annual General Meeting   •   Lexus & Amazon Music Present "Destination .Paak - The Lexus GX Remix" on World Music Day   •   WORK BEGINS ON THE ANWATAN-MIGUAM PROJECT IN VAL-D'OR
Bookmark and Share

NC Telecommunications Company Named Top US Minority-Owned Business

GREENVILLE, NC -  LBA Group Inc. continues to be ranked highly among minority-owned businesses in North Carolina and the United States. In the latest survey, the Greenville telecommunications company is ranked 25th in the listing of the top 50 minority-owned enterprises in the state and 334th in the listing of the top 500 Hispanic American-owned businesses in the nation. 

The rankings are by DiversityBusiness, which is the nation’s largest organization of minority-owned companies doing business with Fortune 1000 firms, government agencies and universities. 

Numbers can be deceiving, but consistency is telling. In this case, LBA’s elevated year-by-year ranking tells a story of enduring small business success on an international scale. 

“LBA is honored to be recognized again,” says Lawrence Behr, company founder and CEO. “This achievement stems from the commitment and excellence of our diversified team and its success in meeting the economic challenges of this era.” 

LBA is in good company in the rankings. Topping the national list is Group O Inc., a resource optimization company in Illinois that introduced workplace efficiencies to AT&T, Microsoft and many other companies. A handful of North Carolina companies on the national list include USfalcon Inc., an IT and systems engineering company based in Morrisville that supports the U.S. Department of Defense.   

Behr founded his company in 1963 after being attracted as a teenager to the realm of broadcast engineering. First hiring out his skills, the young Behr soon discovered an affinity for business decision-making and formed his own company. 

Today, LBA Group, Inc is comprised of two divisions: (1) LBA Technology, which manufactures and distributes systems and components for the transmission and control of radio frequency energy; its customers are radio broadcasters, wireless carriers, military organizations, laboratories and health care centers; and (2) Lawrence Behr Associates, Inc, which provides radio frequency consulting services to clients in the homeland security, wireless, and mining industries. 

LBA Group is multicultural in its heritage—Behr’
s father was a native of Mexico—and its business outlook is global. The company is deeply involved in telecommunications projects on every continent—from Europe to the Middle East and Africa and across the entire length of South America.

LBA Group and the other 499 honored companies were recognized at the DiversityBusiness.com’
s Multicultural Business Conference in Washington, D.C.


STORY TAGS: minority-owned business , LBA Group Inc. , North Carolina , DiversityBusiness , Black News, African American News, Minority News, Civil Rights News, Discrimination, Racism, Racial Equality, Bias, Equality, Afro American News

Video

White House Live Stream
LIVE VIDEO EVERY SATURDAY
alsharpton Rev. Al Sharpton
9 to 11 am EST
jjackson Rev. Jesse Jackson
10 to noon CST


Video

LIVE BROADCASTS
Sounds Make the News ®
WAOK-Urban
Atlanta - WAOK-Urban
KPFA-Progressive
Berkley / San Francisco - KPFA-Progressive
WVON-Urban
Chicago - WVON-Urban
KJLH - Urban
Los Angeles - KJLH - Urban
WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
New York - WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
WADO-Spanish
New York - WADO-Spanish
WBAI - Progressive
New York - WBAI - Progressive
WOL-Urban
Washington - WOL-Urban

Listen to United Natiosns News