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Minority business center helps companies succeed and grow

Thursday, August 5, 2010   (0 Comments)
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BY MATTHEW DEMBICKI,Published July 22, 2010

J. Aaron and Shane Warren—who operate a minority-owned construction and home improvement company in Maryland—needed a little professional guidance to compete better against other contractors for local projects, especially in the current tight economy.

This spring, the brothers turned to a new center at Prince George's Community College (PGCC) designed to help minority business owners develop and expand their enterprises. A few months later, the Warren Brothers Groupis weatherizing on average two to three homes a week in Prince George's County, which is bringing in an additional $80,000 a month for the company.

The work has prompted the 11-year-old company to hire seven employees trained through PGCC's weatherization program.

"There are a lot of win-win situations in this,” Warren said.

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