Press Release (ePRNews.com) - KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Sep 21, 2017 - The Kansas Department of Commerce, Office of Minority & Women Business Development has named MySmartPlans Kansas Women-Owned Business of the Year in the Construction Firm/Business category.
Shelley Armato, CEO of MySmartPlans, will be honored at 33rd Annual Minority and Women Business Awards Luncheon Thursday, October 5, 2017, at the Capital Plaza Hotel in Topeka, KS. The luncheon will take place during Kansas Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week, the Department’s annual celebration of minority and women entrepreneurs in Kansas.
“We are quite honored to be receiving this award,” says Armato. “We are only scratching the surface of how powerful this technology and service can be for the construction world.” Shelley broke the rules when she introduced revolutionary technology into construction sites to increase accountability and reduce chaos. Her business was started in a garage with $15,000. Today, MySmartPlans manages over $10 billion in project assets in 39 states.
We are quite honored to be receiving this award,” says Armato. “We are only scratching the surface of how powerful this technology and service can be for the construction world.
“Minority and women-owned businesses make a significant contribution to the Kansas economy,” said Nick Jordan, Interim Secretary of the Kansas Department of Commerce. “Seven percent of women and five percent of minorities in Kansas describe themselves as self-employed which, when taken together, equals a substantial portion of our local-owned businesses and employers.
About MySmart Plans
MySmartPlans is a project-centric dashboard service that organizes and distributes construction documents. It eliminates time and paper wasted by shipping documents and provides contractor accountability and instant updates to ensure that everyone involved with the project has the most current information. They set themselves apart with a dedicated Project Information Manager (PIM) who protects the integrity of the documents with transparency and quick access. For more information, visit www.mysmartplans.com
About The Office of Minority and Women Business Development
The Office of Minority and Women Business Development provides assistance in business development, identifying resources for financing and establishing contacts in the public and private sectors.
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