NAVSYS Founder, President, and CEO named to SBA “Wall of Fame”
Dr. Alison Brown recognized as prominent Colorado businessperson by the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Colorado District Office
Colorado Springs, CO, August 14, 2003 – With the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 50th anniversary celebration, which began in 2003, the SBA’s Colorado District Office announced its first-ever “Wall of Fame” inductees. With the first group of inductees was Dr. Alison Brown, founder/president/CEO of NAVSYS Corporation. The award recognizes “successful and prominent Colorado business people who have received assistance from the SBA.” Since 1953, nearly 22,000 Colorado businesses have received financial assistance from the SBA, which equates to more than $2.0 billion in direct or guaranteed loans. The Small Business Administration has become one of the most effective economic development agencies in the federal government.
NAVSYS offers a broad spectrum of capabilities with a focus in three primary areas: Global Positioning Systems, Inertial Navigation Systems, and Communication Systems. The company actively participates with many government and commercial organizations in the design, development, and advancement of GPS related product lines. NAVSYS’ continued success is directly attributed to its corporate culture and the highly skilled engineering staff utilized on each project. This highly qualified technical team possesses experience in a variety of areas. Dr. Alison Brown has over 25 years of experience with GPS and INS applications and senior staff members also have similar qualifications.
In the last 50 years, the SBA's backing has been crucial to starting up companies like Apple Computer, Nike, Federal Express and Intel. Empowering the nation's 22.4 million small businesses so they can flourish and be successful is the SBA's top priority. SBA's programs and services help keep intact the heritage of ingenuity and enterprise and they help keep the “American Dream” within the reach of millions of Americans. Every step of the way, SBA is there to help them.
Advanced, leading edge, and ground breaking are just a few words that describe NAVSYS – the company, its people and its solutions. GPS and navigation innovations are more than just a business at NAVSYS – it’s our life – it’s what we do. NAVSYS is an established, growing, and well-respected firm pioneering superior and ground breaking technical products and services in GPS hardware design, systems engineering, systems analysis, and software design. NAVSYS has a standing commitment to provide the highest quality products and services to both governmental and commercial customers. The company provides specialized GPS products and services for customers by leveraging extensive core technologies, unique technical expertise, innovative engineering approaches, strong work ethic, and high standards of excellence. For more information on NAVSYS Corporation, see www.navsys.com.
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