A key element to our growth has been the assistance we have received from the Seattle MBDA Business Center during this period.  Also of note is the fact that we obtained two 8(a) contracts in our first year of eligibility. MBDA’s marketing assistance was instrumental in FCS receiving these awards.” Danny Farrow, President


Luis De La Cruz worked his way up in the construction industry until he knew he was ready to start his own company, Andale Construction, Inc. In the beginning, he put in seven-day work weeks and ended the first year ahead of his financial goals. It was that same drive to succeed that brought him to the MBDA Business Center in Phoenix when the company had been in existence less than two years.


Kenneth McElrath, Jr., a veteran, founded MAC Installations & Consulting, LLC, in Bedford, Ohio, in 2003. He built his telecommunications and information technology company on the assumption that managing information technology is like legal advice, accounting, and graphic arts – “it is not inherently a do-it-yourself prospect.” You need to call in an expert.


If attendees at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte needed a courier, there’s a good chance they used Metro Transportation Services, LLC. Thanks to help from the MBDA Business Center in Raleigh , North Carolina, the full services transportation company owned by Joseph and Veronica Greene secured a contract to provide sole source courier services to the Convention.