BRI wins USPAACC’s Fast 50 Asian American Business Award
Research Triangle-based biotechnology company BioResource International, Inc. has been recognized as one of the fastest growing Asian-American owned businesses by theUS Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce (USPAACC). At the recent USPAACC Annual CelebrAsian Conference held in Bethesda, MD June 4-6, BRI was named a “Fast 50 Asian American Business” based on revenue growth over the past three years.
Dr. Giles Shih received the award from USPAACC National President & CEO Susan Au Allen, Conference Co-Chairs Ravi Saligram, OfficeMax CEO, and Kyle McSlarrow, Comcast/NBCUniversal Washington, DC President, and Asian American Business Co-Chair Ken Xie, Founder, President & CEO of Fortinet, Inc.
This recognition highlights companies that are creating positive growth in the national economy. “This annual program spotlights the success and contribution to the economic stability and job creation by Asian-American entrepreneurs around the country,” said Susan Au Allen, USPAACC National President and CEO.
Said BRI CEO Dr. Giles Shih, “We are honored to be recognized by USPAACC for our recent achievements and privileged to be ranked among the top 50 fastest growing Asian-American businesses in the US. We have a great team and supportive business partners and this award is a testament to everyone’s hard work and belief in our mission.”
According to the organization’s website (www.uspaacc.com), USPAACC exists to “open doors to contract, professional and educational opportunities for Asian Americans and their partners in corporations, government and the small and minority business community, as the gateway to Asian American suppliers, the corporate and government contracts, information about Asian Americans and to Asia.”
“USPAACC is proud to recognize and showcase the continued robust and steady growth shown by Asian American-owned businesses across industries amid challenging economic times,” said Susan Au Allen, USPAACC National President & CEO. “We congratulate our Fast 50 Asian American Businesses—proof positive that through innovation, hard work, and ingenuity, Asian Americans can lead the way as catalysts to the revitalization of our national economy.”