Cirdan Group Receives Governor's Citation for Outstanding Service

Cirdan Group is the first company to be recognized by the State of Maryland for outstanding consulting and technology services and for being awarded the greatest number of contracts under the Consulting and Technical Services (CATS I) Master Contract. 

The citation states:

“In recognition of outstanding efforts by a Maryland IT firm to competitively seek and receive the most consulting and technology service contracts by a state-certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)/Small Business Reserve Provider. 

Thank you for your dedication to providing accountable, efficient, dependable service to your clients and the citizens of Maryland.”

Cirdan Group, a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and Small Business Enterprise (SBE), was awarded 20 state contracts between April 2006, and June 2009, with a variety of agencies, including the Maryland Department of Information Technology, Maryland Department of the Environment, Maryland Department of Budget and Management, and Maryland Department of Transportation. 

The Citation was presented by Andrea Vernot, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Maryland’s Department of Business and Economic Development, and accepted by Joanne Vatz, President of Cirdan Group. 

“We are honored to receive this award, which speaks to the talent and dedication of our team and the quality of our core competencies.” said Joanne Vatz, President of Cirdan Group. “It is also a fine illustration of Maryland government’s commitment to provide prime contracting opportunities to minority and small businesses. We look forward to continued partnerships with Maryland agencies.”