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Washington, DC – June 15, 2020 – On June 15h, the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund (TDJBCF) appointed JMA Solutions’ President and CEO Jan Adams as an Honorary Board Member to its Board of Directors. As an Honorary Board Member, Ms. Adams will play a key role in the advancement and development of breast cancer research to ultimately, achieve the TDJBCF’s mission and vision of a breast cancer-free world. This honorary appointment was detailed in the August 2020 edition of The Southwester.

“I am enthusiastic about the opportunity to join this thriving nonprofit to build new relationships and innovative partnerships to support the TDJBCF’s growth and success,” said President and CEO Jan Adams. “TDJBCF Founder, Thelma D. Jones, and I have worked closely together for several years on various volunteer initiatives and professional efforts, and I have great admiration and the utmost respect for her commitment and dedication to the organization’s mission and vision. The core values of the organization significantly align with my philosophical and philanthropic beliefs and values.”

As a retired United States Air Force Chief Master Sergeant and private sector business owner, Ms. Adams has decades of experience in leadership roles and on charitable boards that directly affect the well-being of youth and the upliftment of communities. In addition to being a board member of the TDJBCF, Ms. Adams serves as a board member for former Washington Redskins Corner Back, Josh Norman’s Starz24 charity organization, the Mamie Mallory Education and Scholarship Foundation, and the African American Civil War Memorial Foundation. She is a member of the Air Traffic Control Association, the DC Chamber of Commerce, the Nominating Committee for the Arena Stage Theater’s Board of Directors, and a corporate partner of the D.C. Adopt-a-School program. In February, Ms. Adams was reappointed by the Mayor of D.C. to serve as a trustee on the District of Columbia’s Retirement Board.

Ms. Adams makes it a priority to not only break barriers in the aviation industry but to also make an everlasting impact in the community. Each year, under Ms. Adams’ leadership, JMA donates approximately 3-5% of its net profit to charities that its employees support. In 2019 alone, JMA contributed to over 30 charitable organizations.

About the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund

The Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund (TDJBCF) is a unique nonprofit grassroots organization whose mission is to advocate and improve the overall health and wellness for women and men through outreach, education and support. We promote early detection strategies for breast health and access to the best biomedical and evidence-based complementary therapies to reduce the incidences and mortality rates of breast cancer. Read more about the TDJBCF on their website here.

About JMA Solutions 

Founded by Jan Adams, JMA Solutions is an award-winning, Service-Disabled Veteran and Woman-Owned government consulting firm with over 15 years of experience delivering outstanding customer support. Under Ms. Adams’s leadership, JMA has built a reputation on its commitment by exceeding clients’ business needs with exceptional results. The company’s core competencies include Engineering and Financial Support Services, Software Development, Air Traffic Management, Program and Project Management, UAS Policy Support, Cyber Security, and Professional Training and Development. JMA’s good industry practices have led to considerable recognition by third-party organizations including Inc. 5000, The Washington Post, The Washington Business Journal and the DC Chamber of Commerce. Learn more about JMA Solutions at www.jma-solutions.com.

Washington, DC – August 24, 2020 – Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) today announced that JMA Solutions' President & CEO Jan Adams was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2020 Mid-Atlantic Award finalist. Now in its 34th year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year program honors entrepreneurial business leaders whose ambitions deliver innovation, growth, and prosperity as they build and sustain successful businesses that transform our world. Jan Adams was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges.

"I am delighted to be announced as a finalist for the Entrepreneur of the Year program," said President and CEO, Jan Adams. "It is a fantastic achievement to be recognized for the hard work that goes into creating and executing a vision that grows the company, provides employment and contributes to the communities we serve”.

Award winners will be announced through a special virtual event in early October and will join a lifelong community of esteemed Entrepreneur Of The Year alumni from around the world. This year, unstoppable entrepreneurs who have provided extraordinary support for their communities, employees and others during the COVID-19 crisis will also be recognized for their courage, resilience, and ingenuity.

Entrepreneur Of The Year is one of the preeminent competitive award programs for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies. The nominees are evaluated based on six criteria, including overcoming adversity; financial performance; societal impact and commitment to building a values-based company; innovation; and talent management. Since its launch, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in over 60 countries around the world.

Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards to be announced in November during a virtual awards gala. The Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner will then move on to compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Award in June 2021.

Entrepreneur Of The Year Award winners become lifetime members of a global, multi-industry community of entrepreneurs, with exclusive, ongoing access to the experience, insight and wisdom of program alumni and other ecosystem members in over 60 countries — all supported by vast EY resources.

Learn More About Entrepreneur Of The Year® at ey.com/us/eoy

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EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, strategy, transaction, and consulting services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. Learn more at ey.com

About JMA Solutions 

Founded by Jan Adams, JMA Solutions is an award-winning, Service-Disabled Veteran and Woman-Owned government consulting firm with over 15 years of experience delivering outstanding customer support. Under Ms. Adams’s leadership, JMA has built a reputation on its commitment by exceeding clients’ business needs with exceptional results. The company’s core competencies include Engineering and Financial Support Services, Software Development, Air Traffic Management, Program and Project Management, UAS Policy Support, Cyber Security, and Professional Training and Development. JMA’s good industry practices have led to considerable recognition by third-party organizations including Inc. 5000, The Washington Post, The Washington Business Journal and the DC Chamber of Commerce. Learn more about JMA Solutions at www.jma-solutions.com.

Washington, DC - July 22, 2020  - On July 22nd, the Washington Business Journal (WBJ) ranked JMA Solutions at number #18 in its Book of Lists for the Largest Veteran-Owned Companies in Greater D.C. The WBJ’s Book of Lists is a reputable source that highlights the region’s top companies by category and includes contact and capabilities information to assist organizations in identifying potential partners, new target markets, and industry trends. 

This marks the fourth consecutive year that JMA has been recognized in this category. In previous years, JMA was recognized in several other categories including Largest - Veteran-Owned Companies, Minority-Owned Companies, Women-Owned Businesses and Corporate Philanthropist in the Greater Washington, D.C. area.

“It is an honor to be listed in the Washington Business Journal’s Book of Lists for the Largest Veteran-Owned Companies in D.C.” said President and CEO Jan Adams. “As a Service-Disabled Veteran and Woman-Owned company, JMA is committed to providing employment opportunities to veterans. This recognition is a testament of our team’s hard work and dedication to always providing the highest quality of service to our customers.”

View the full list of Greater D.C.’s Largest Veteran-Owned Companies below: https://www.bizjournals.com/washington/subscriber-only/2020/07/10/largest-veteran-owned-companies-in.html

List of JMA’s Previous Rankings:

2019:

  • #15 - Corporate Philanthropy - Midsize Companies by Giving in Greater Washington, D.C.
  • #19 - Largest Women-Owned Businesses in Greater D.C.
  • #21 - Largest Veteran-Owned Companies in Greater D.C.
  • #25 - Largest Minority-Owned Companies in Greater D.C.

2018:

  • #12 - Largest Corporate Philanthropists by Giving - Midsize Companies
  • #17 - Largest Women-Owned Businesses in Greater D.C.
  • #19 - Largest Veteran-Owned Companies in Greater D.C.
  • #19 - Largest Minority-Owned Companies in Greater D.C.

2017:

  • #14 - Largest Veteran-Owned Companies in Greater D.C.
  • #15 - Largest Minority-Owned Companies in Greater D.C.
  • #19 - Largest Women-Owned Businesses in Greater D.C.

About JMA Solutions

Headquartered in Washington, D.C., JMA Solutions is an award-winning consulting firm with more than 15 years of experience delivering outstanding customer service to our government clients. JMA Solutions is a Service-Disabled Veteran and Certified Woman-Owned company, and CMMI Services Level 3 Appraised, ISO 9001:2015 Certified and DoD NIST 800-171 Verified. We offer access to a network of subject matter experts who consult with our government clients on critical short-and long-term projects.

Our core capabilities include Software and Engineering Services, Program and Project Management, Acquisition Management, Air Traffic Management, Information Technology Support and Professional and Technical Training. JMA strives to not only better its employees but also the Washington, D.C. community. Each year, JMA donates 3-5% of its net profit to charities that its employees support. In 2019 alone, JMA contributed to over 40 charitable organizations.

Washington, DC – February 20, 2020 – On February 20th, JMA Solutions’ President and CEO Jan Adams was reappointed to serve as a trustee on the D.C. Retirement Board (DCRB). Ms. Adams was appointed by Mayor Muriel Bowser and will serve her 2nd term through the year 2024.

“It is an honor to be reappointed as a trustee to the District of Columbia’s Retirement Board,” said President and CEO Jan Adams. “I look forward to continuing my advocacy in ensuring our teachers and public safety officials receive accurate and timely pay benefits throughout the years of their retirement. 

Ms. Adams was first appointed to the board in 2017 and is one of three trustees who were originally appointed by Mayor Bowser to serve on the 12-member board. As a trustee, Ms. Adams will play a critical role in the board’s auditing and investment processes of the Retirement fund. 

About DCRB 

The District of Columbia Retirement Board (DCRB) is an independent agency of the District of Columbia Government. DCRB has the exclusive authority and discretion to manage and control the District of Columbia Police Officers and Fire Fighters’ Retirement Fund and the District of Columbia Teachers’ Retirement Fund (the Funds). DCRB is also the benefits administrator for the District of Columbia Police Officers and Firefighters’ Retirement Plan and the District of Columbia Teachers’ Retirement Plan (the Plans). Read more about DCRB on their website here.

About JMA Solutions 

Headquartered in Washington, D.C., JMA Solutions is an award-winning consulting firm with more than 15 years of experience delivering outstanding customer service to our government clients. JMA Solutions is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned, Certified Woman-Owned company, and CMMI services level 3 appraised, ISO 9001:2015 certified and DoD NIST 800-171 verified. We offer access to a network of subject matter experts who consult with our government clients on critical short-and long-term projects. Our core capabilities include Air Traffic Management, Program and Project Management, Software Engineering, Acquisition Management, Information Technology Support and Professional and Technical Training. We are committed to our customer’s values and have a reputation for exceeding business needs with exceptional results. 

Founded on the mission of service, JMA Solutions makes it a priority to give back to the community where its employees live and work. To fulfill our mission, in total, JMA has partnered with over 100 local and non-local philanthropic organizations around the United States and has donated over 1.3 million dollars to support causes related to veteran-support, STEM, sports, youth enrichment, arts and culture and more. JMA Solutions understands that now, our support is needed more than ever. Our team is committed to doing whatever we can to support emergency workers during this unprecedented time. Take a look at some of the ways our team at JMA is showing our support.

JMA Solutions Sends a Special Thank You to all Healthcare Workers and Essential Employees

 


JMA Solutions Sponsors Dessert Bar During Police Week

JMA Sponsors Dessert Bar During Police WeekTo show our appreciation to local law enforcement officers, JMA Solutions sponsored the “Dessert Bar” during Police Week for all of the shifts of the First District Metropolitan Police Department located in Southwest D.C. Our team recognizes and salutes all law enforcement officials for your heroism and service to ensure our communities are safe, especially during this public health emergency.

If you would like to donate to the Metropolitan Police Department, please visit their website here: https://mpdc.dc.gov/page/police-districts-and-police-service-areas

 

 

 

JMA Teacher Appreciation Week JMA Solutions Celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week

To celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week, our team surprised our Adopt-a-School partners, Amidon-Bowen Elementary School and Jefferson Middle School Academy with gift cards and spotlighted both schools during our #BeASolution campaign. Our team would like to recognize and thank all of the teachers and educators around the world for your commitment to going above and beyond to lead, mentor, and inspire our youth each and every day.           
                                      


District of Columbia Fire and EMS logoJMA Solutions Delivers Pizzas to the DC Fire Department (DCFD) Engine Co. 7 and the Washington, DC Fire & EMS Station 

On May 3rd, JMA Solutions delivered pizzas to our courageous neighbors at the Washington, DC Fire Department Engine Company 7, located just four minutes away from our headquarters! The firefighters were so grateful for our donation and have already planned a date to stop by the office to thank our team when the pandemic is over. 

If you would like to donate to the DCFD Engine Co. 7, or any station in the Washington, DC area, please send an email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Rockville Volunteer Fire Department logoJMA Solutions Supports the Rockville Volunteer Fire Department (RVFD) to Help Pay for their Meals

On May 3rd, JMA Solutions made a contribution to support the firefighters at the Rockville Volunteer Fire Department. Upon arrival, the firefighters expressed their sincerest gratitude for our donation and thanked us for thinking about them and their families during this time                     

 

If you would like to donate meals or supplies to the RVFD, please visit their website here: https://rvfd.org/working-together-on-covid-19/


JMA Solutions Donates 150 Hot Meals to Healthcare Workers at the United Medical Center (UMC)

On April 27th, our team donated 150 hot meals to the healthcare workers at the United Medical Center. To show our gratitude, JMA Solutions’ management team followed up with a brief phone call to personally thank the medical staff for their tireless efforts in keeping our communities healthy and safe. Take a look at the full phone call below.

 

JMA Solutions speaks with personnel from UMC

 

If you would like to donate food or supplies to UMC, please send an email to Toya Carmichael, VP of Public Relations/ Corporate Secretary: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 


JMA Solutions Donates Gift Cards and Provides Meal Assistance to a Local Family

For over 5 years, JMA Solutions has donated gift cards, groceries, backpacks, and school supplies to a family located in Southwest, DC. This past week, JMA gifted the family with gift cards and groceries to ensure they are supported during the Covid-19 pandemic.


JMA Solutions Supports the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Foundation

On April 15th, JMA Solutions served as a platinum sponsor for the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Foundation’s 10th Anniversary Celebration. This event celebrated 10 years of service, excellence, outreach and research to helping end the fight against breast cancer.

 

Support the TDJBCF here https://www.tdjbreastcancerfund.org/

 

 

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