ICON Information Consultants, LP Ranks #1 on the Houston Business Journal’s Largest Women-Owned Businesses List

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Houston Business Journal released their list of Largest
Houston-Area Women-Owned Businesses for 2016 and ranked ICON Information
Consultants, LP, the top spot as the largest women-owned business in the
area. ICON Consultants, a provider of human capital solutions,
consulting, payroll and professional services, moved up from the 12th
spot and increased revenue from $33 million in 2014 to more than $250
million in 2015.

“We are very proud of the growth we have achieved this past year,” said
Pamela Chambers O’Rourke, President and CEO. “ICON Consultants has been
a certified Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) since 2001, and our
involvement and participation in the Women’s Business Enterprise
National Council (WBENC) has helped open many doors and shorten the
length of time needed to obtain new contracts.”

As a women-owned business and supporter of women’s success, O’Rourke and
ICON Consultants have received numerous awards. In 2011 she was inducted
into the WBE Hall of Fame by the American Institute of Diversity and
Commerce (AIDC). Others include the WBENC WBE Star Award (2008),
WBC-Southwest’s WBE Advocate of the Year Award (2013) and WBE of the
Year for the over $5-million category (2011 and 2013), the WBEA Supplier
of the Year (over $10 million) in 2014 and 2010, and the WBEA Woman
Advocate of the Year in 2009.

A native Houstonian, O’Rourke received her Management Information
Systems (MIS) degree at the University of Houston while working a
full-time information technology job. On May 7th, O’Rourke
received the Distinguished Alumni Award at The University of Houston
Alumni Association 62nd Annual Awards Gala, given to those
alums whose professional accomplishments bring prestige to the
university. O’Rourke has received numerous business awards over the
years, including the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 2005 “Women in
Business Champion of the Year” and the “Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of
the Year 2009 Award” in the Business Services and Staffing category for
the Houston and Gulf Coast Area. She has been awarded annually in the 50
Fastest-Growing Women-Owned/Led Companies list by the Women Presidents’
Organization and American Express since their inception in 2005.

About ICON Information Consultants

ICON Information Consultants, LP, headquartered in Houston, Texas,
specializes in identifying and recruiting highly qualified Information
Technology, Accounting, Finance, HR, Procurement, “professionals” at all
levels/skills. Our services include Human Capital solutions, consulting
and payroll, as well as a specialized project management division. ICON
Information Consultants, LP, has gained its superior reputation by
focusing its efforts on excellent customer service to our clients,
timely and thorough responses and high values and ethics throughout the
company. As a result, we have reached a “Top Tier” or preferred vendor
status for most of our clients. For more information, visit www.ICONconsultants.com.


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