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BRMi President Mike Battle EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014 finalist

BRMi President Mike Battle was recently recognized by EY as a Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 finalist in the Maryland region. The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014 finalists have a lot to celebrate. They've built their dream companies. Expanded. Innovated. And now EY is recognizing them for their achievements. Help us congratulate these outstanding entrepreneurs.

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BRMi CEO Mike Battle recognized as a three-time Future 50 award winner

BRMi CEO Mike Battle was recently recognized by SmartCEO as a three-time Future 50 award winner. The Future 50 award winners, chosen based on a three-year average of employee and revenue growth, represent the future of the region’s economy and embody the entrepreneurial spirit critical for leadership and success.

Read the about the SmartCEO event here.

The Will and the Way of Managing IT
Written by Chris Niedermayer on January 1, 2014 in Government CIO Magazine

Written by BRMi's Senior Knowledge Officer Chris Niedermayer, this article published on Government CIO Magazine's website discusses the evolution of managing IT resources and projects and their evolution into a complex process requires proper levels of care and attention to achieve desired performance levels. Chris describes the means and tools used to create the intended benefits (resources, approaches, and management processes).


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BRMi is a proud sponsor of Birdies for the Brave® at TPC Potomac

A PGA TOUR Charities, Inc. program, Birdies for the Brave is a military outreach initiative proudly supported by the PGA TOUR that is dedicated to supporting the brave men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families. Since 2006, the TOUR has joined with PGA TOUR players and corporate partners to raise millions of dollars for military homefront groups that provide critical programs and services to meet the specialized needs of male and female wounded warriors as well as military families.

Read the about our participation at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm here.

BRMi Prepares for Upcoming Milestone: Graduation from SBA’s 8(a) Program
Written by Debra Stouffer on August 15, 2013 in Execs to Know, News, Small Business

We are executing our 8(a) Graduation Plan, developed four years ago. We review our performance to plan monthly, adjust if appropriate, and maintain a clear focus on achieving our goals.

At the heart of graduation preparation is planning. We invested in strategic planning to focus our activities and investments for “quality” growth; growth that will differentiate the company. So we know the type of growth we want, where we want to obtain it, and what investments and support are necessary for success. The strategic plan guides our decisions, and we revisit the plan annually.

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Debra Stouffer Featured in WashingtonExec with Sequestration Advice

An article with timely advice from BRMi Executive Vice President Debra Stouffer on how Washington area executives should think about Sequestration is featured in the current online issue of WashingtonExec. Her basic message is: Keep in Contact with Customers, Stay Positive!

WashingtonExec is a leading online media, membership and events company whose mission is to deliver outcome-driven and result-oriented networking programs to serve the needs of the Washington, D.C. executive community.

Read the full article here.

Inc. 5000 Ranks BRMi on Fast Growth List

WASHINGTON, Sept. 20 – Battle Resources Management, Inc. (BRMi) has earned the position of 1120 on the 2012 Inc. 5000 ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in America. For more than 30 years, Inc. has celebrated the fastest-growing private companies in America.

To be honored in 2012 is a particularly notable achievement. To rank among the 2012 Inc. 5000, a company had to thrive through three of the toughest years this economy has seen in living memory. As an Inc. 5000 honoree, BRMi now shares a pedigree with Intuit, Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft, Jamba Juice, Timberland, Clif Bar, Pandora, Patagonia, Oracle, and other notable alumni. In addition to BRMi the 2012 list added such powerhouses as Publix Supermarkets, CDW, Levi Strauss and Facebook.

In 2009 BRMi first emerged on the Inc. rankings and had been previously recognized two years running with a prominent position on the prestigious Inc. 500/5000. Additionally, BRMi was previously ranked as the 10th fastest growing African American-owned company in the nation.

SmartCEO Magazine Honors BRMi as a Best-Run Company in Greater Washington

100 Elite Companies will be Recognized in the 2012 SmartCEO100 Best-Run Companies Program

WASHINGTON, July 18 – Battle Resources Management, Inc. (BRMi) has been selected as a 2012 SmartCEO100 Best-Run Company, a program by SmartCEO magazine. This prestigious accolade honors 100 companies that are leaders within their industries and have experienced consistent growth.

The SmartCEO100 Best-Run Companies program is a (gated) community of the 100 most proactive, profitable companies in the region. SmartCEO will honor these companies with three exclusive events in 2012 including a black-tie soiree, a book launch party and a leadership conference. Additionally, this selected group will be profiled in the SmartCEO100 Book to be released in September.

“The Best-Run Companies have the vision, talent, customers and internal processes in place to serve as strong examples to others in their markets and industries,” says SmartCEO group publisher Jaime Nespor. “These companies have stood the test of time and have a proven track record of outperforming competitors. Their brand has created a strong reputation in the community they serve and we are very proud to recognize them and wish them continued success.”

About SmartCEO

SmartCEO is an exclusive community of CEOs and business leaders with a mission to educate and inspire our community through the pages of our magazine, connections at our C-level events and access to valuable online resources. With over 10 years of consistent growth, our communities comprise business leaders who are visionaries, mentors and well-respected leaders whose experiences benefit their own organizations and the communities in which they serve. Growing companies are SmartCEO companies.

BRMi Expands Its Client and Contract Base

WASHINGTON, Aug 22 — Battle Resource Management Inc. (BRMi) secured 17 new Federal contracts with 12 client agencies and departments in the past 12 months. The contracts are worth more than $25 million to BRMi.

This contracting activity expands BRMi’s client base to the Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Treasury, and Department of State. BRMi secured additional contracts at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp., and US Agency for International Development. BRMi also won positions on two government-wide acquisition contracts (GWACs) that make it easier for government clients to engage BRMi’s services.

Read more here.

WashingtonExec Small Business Acquisition Reform Commission (SBARC) Supports DoD Advanced Small Business Pilot Program

VIENNA, July 19 – The Small Business Acquisition Reform Commission (SBARC), formed and executed by WashingtonExec, Inc., commends the work of the United States House of Representatives for the passage of the FY2013 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) on May 18, with a vote of 299-120. The bill (H.R. 4310), which among other reforms requires the Secretary of Defense to establish a pilot program to assist in the growth and development of “advanced” small business concerns (title XVI, Section 1611), represents a necessary step towards maintaining competition, a strong industrial base, and sustainable employment within the small business federal contracting community.

The pilot program, sponsored by Congressman Howard “Buck” McKeon (R-CA), will assist in creating and retaining sustainable jobs nation-wide, encourage competitive efficiencies for lean and effective Federal acquisition, and foster the agility and innovation of small business enterprises as they mature.

The legislation provides that a three-year pilot program will be created within the Department of Defense for “advanced” small businesses. The bill applies to all contracts exceeding $25 million and acknowledges that an “advanced” small business may not necessarily meet current United States Small Business Administration (SBA) size standards.

BRMi Hosts 2012 Federal Panel on Telework and BYOD

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 8 – Anita Lynn, BRMi Vice President, and her American Council for Technology (ACT) – Industry Advisory Council (IAC) team members hosted a federal government panel discussion on May 8th on the topic “Telework and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)”.

The American Council for Technology (ACT) – Industry Advisory Council (IAC) is a non-profit, public-private partnership dedicated to improving government through the application of information technology. ACT-IAC provides an objective, ethical and trusted forum where government and industry exchange information and collaborate on technology issues in the public sector.

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BRMi Speaks at 2012 Troux Worldwide Conference

AUSTIN, March 28 – BRMi Vice President Jennifer Yang and Senior Consultant Adam Tyczka presented at the Troux Worldwide Conference in Austin, TX. Their presentation was titled “Simplifying Data Currency and Enhancing Data Accuracy for Federal Agencies.” Jennifer and Adam discussed a practical, distributed process for managing enterprise information for federal agencies, which simplifies data ingestion, improves data currency and quality, and enhances reporting.

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Virginia Governor McDonnell Appoints Mike Battle to James Madison University Board of Visitors

RICHMOND – On July 6, 2012 Governor Bob McDonnell announced the appointment of Michael B. Battle, the President of Battle Resources Management, Inc. (BRMi), to the James Madison University (JMU) Board of Visitors.

James Madison University is a comprehensive university which is part of the statewide system of public higher education of the Commonwealth of Virginia.  The governing body of James Madison University is the board of visitors, which by statute is responsible for overseeing the effective government of the university.

Battle holds a Bachelor of Science and a Masters in Business Administration from James Madison University. He is committed to education and youth causes as a member of Boards at James Madison University and the Center for Adoption Support and Education.

Battle has served on various boards at JMU including the College of Business (CoB) Executive Advisory Council, CoB 501(c)(3) Board, and the Duke Club (Athletic Department) Board. Appointees to the Board of Visitors will each serve four-year term.

Solving the Challenges of Records Management within Federal Agencies

On November 30, 2011, BRMi released an in-depth white paper discussing the challenges of Records Management (RM) within Federal Agencies. The white paper addresses the specific challenges agencies face, including the lack of resources and knowledge to achieve high levels of maturity in RM capabilities. Agencies continue to face rapidly growing storage costs and various media types without overwhelming success. As a result of these challenges, two (2) major trends have evolved in RM:

  • Trend 1: Explosive growth of records, in electronic and paper form.
  • Trend 2: An increasing number of statutory requirements, legislation, and supporting business practices developed for the purpose of maintaining and controlling records.

BRMi provides a unique framework that confronts the RM challenges faced by agencies and organizations. Establishing an effective RM program requires an incremental and evolutionary approach to ensure success.  Our strategic, program level, and operational services establish and implement long-term comprehensive RM strategies that address agency challenges.

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