Cirdan Group

June 2008 – The Maryland Department of Information Technology awarded Cirdan Group, Inc. a contract to enhance the Maryland System Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Awarded through the CATS consulting contract, the project runs until May 2009.

June 2008Cirdan Group, Inc. announces its successful bid for the Maryland Department of Information Technology's IV&Vs for the Electronic Vital Records System (EVRS), Modernized Integrated Tax System (MITS), and Computerized Health Records Information System (CHRIS). These procurements will run through June 2009.

October 2007Cirdan Group, Inc. announces it has been recertified as a woman owned Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) for the State of Maryland, making it eligible to provide services to the state of Maryland as a minority business. Cirdan’s certification will run through October 2010. Our certification number is 07-079.

September 2007 – Joanne Vatz receives award as one of the Top 100 MBEs in Maryland.

Cirdan Group, Inc. of Lutherville, Maryland, is proud to announce that the company's President and CEO, Ms. Joanne P. Vatz was selected to receive the prestigious Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise Award. The University of Maryland - University College, the Governor's Office of Minority Affairs (GOMA) and The Maryland Chamber of Commerce notified Ms. Vatz of her selection late last month. This program is designed to salute the region's best minority and women business owners and to highlight their achievements.

"As the entrepreneurial campus in the University System of Maryland, we are honored to support the working men and women who are building businesses and future opportunities", says Susan C. Aldridge, President of the University of Maryland University College.

A panel of distinguished judges chose Cirdan Group, Inc. and Ms. Vatz from over 1200 nominees as an entrepreneur that demonstrated outstanding achievement in four key areas: business development, client satisfaction, professional affiliations and community outreach.

Sharon R. Pinder, founder of the TOP 100 MBE Awards Ceremony said, "The business owners selected for this award represent the best of the region's more than 350,000 women and minority owned businesses. Their contributions have had a major impact in maintaining Maryland's vibrant economy."

Ms. Vatz was honored at an awards ceremony at the Inn and Conference Center, at University of Maryland University College, in Adelphi, Maryland, on Thursday, November 8th

June 2007Cirdan Group President Joanne Vatz has been named to the Board of Directors for Maryland Women in Technology (MDWIT), a non-profit group serving the regional needs of women in the technology sector.

July 2007Cirdan Group announces its successful bid for the Maryland Department of Budget and Management’s IV&V Program Performance Assessment Projects. This procurement will run through September 2008. The contract value is $756,000.

April 2007 – The Maryland State Highway Administration has awarded Cirdan Group, Inc. a contract to supply Technical Writing and Documentation Support Services. Awarded through the CATS consulting contract, the contract for $1,071,756.00 runs until April 2010.

December 2005 - Cirdan Group, Inc. announces it has been selected as a master contractor for the State of Maryland’s Consulting and Technical Services contract # 050R5800338. This five-year contract allows Cirdan Group to bid on statewide consulting contracts between December 2005 and December 2010.

October 2005  The City of Baltimore has certified Cirdan Group as a woman-owned MBE, certification number 05-004573. Cirdan Group is eligible to bid and provide services to the City of Baltimore as a MBE. Cirdan"s certification runs through October 2007.

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