CLEVELAND–(BUSINESS WIRE)–DiversityBusiness.com, the nation’s leading multicultural social media
site, has recently acknowledged GCA Services Group as one of the Top 100
Privately Held Businesses in Ohio, ranking it third. This exclusive
ranking is a reflection of GCA’s overall vision, leadership and economic
accomplishments in moving the economy forward. The award, known as the
Div500, represents a unique class of companies that have earned the
distinction of fostering a culture of sustainable growth among the
communities they serve.
2016 marks DiversityBusiness.com’s 16th annual listing of Ohio’s top
businesses. The “Top Businesses” are determined by a selection
committee, which evaluates the eligibility for all submissions in each
award category. The selection committee bases its decisions on a set of
criteria, which includes reviewing each entrant’s business profile,
website, and gross annual sales. The businesses selected on these lists
have become highly coveted among corporations, government agencies, and
educational institutions that desire to increase opportunities with
privately held businesses.
“We are honored to be recognized as one of the top businesses in our
home state of Ohio,” said Bob Norton, Chairman, President and CEO of GCA
Services Group. “It’s a testament to our 37,000 Team Members’ focus of
providing the best possible customer service and our company’s deep
commitment to diversity in the workplace.”
Kenton Clarke, President, and CEO of DiversityBusiness.com, said, “We
are very proud to continue to support men and women who have become the
core of our nation’s innovation, productivity, and growth. I am very
optimistic about our future, especially as this distinct group of
entrepreneurs continues to produce immeasurable results and serve as a
prime example for current and generations to come.”
The List is a classification that represents the top privately held
businesses in the U.S., in sectors such as technology, manufacturing,
food service, and professional services. The List offers a comprehensive
look at the strongest segment in the United States economy – America’s
privately held businesses. Large organizational buyers who do business
with multicultural, small, and women-owned businesses all use the list.
The List has garnered over 20 million annual views since its inception.
About GCA Services Group, Inc.
GCA Services Group, Inc. is a leading national provider of quality
facility services, including janitorial/custodial services,
contamination control for cleanroom manufacturing, facilities operations
and maintenance, grounds and athletic field management, diversified
staffing, and more. With over 37,000 employees, GCA serves over 930
clients in a variety of sectors, including K-12 schools, higher
education, corporate office buildings, manufacturing, high-tech,
bio-pharmaceutical, nuclear power, defense, energy & utilities,
warehouses and distribution centers, the rental car market, and others.
For more information, please visit www.gcaservices.com or
follow GCA on Twitter, @gcaservices.
Launched in 1999, DiversityBusiness.com is the largest organization of
privately owned businesses throughout the United States that provide
goods and services to Fortune 1000 companies, government
agencies, and colleges and universities. DiversityBusiness.com provides
research and data collection services for diversity, including the “Top
50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities,” “Top 500
Diversity Owned Companies in America” and others. Its research has been
recognized and published by Forbes Magazine, Business Week
and thousands of other print and internet publications. The site has
gained national recognition and has won numerous awards for its content
and design. Its e-magazine reaches over 3 million readers; its
e-newsletter reaches 2.4 million; and its website averages 1.2 million
visitors a month. It is a leading provider of diversity management
tools. DiversityBusiness.com is produced by Computer Consulting
Associates International Inc. (CCAii.com) of Southport, CT, founded in
GCA Services Group, Inc.
Neil Guliano, Corporate Vice President of