The Bush Infotech Group
Inc. (B.I.G.) — formerly known as KFA Inc. — recently held its inaugural
Technology Summit at Malcolm X College in Chicago, Illinois.
The successful summit was
attended by an impressive number of business professionals from as far away as
Houston, Texas, according to Greg Bush Jr., owner, president, CEO of Bush
Infotech Group Inc.
Federal, state and city of
Chicago agencies provided opportunities for professionals to network, while
B.I.G. staff, peers and partners held breakout sessions across three insightful
tracks: “Architecture, Construction and Facilities Management,” “Get Your
Business Tight: Conversations for Scaling” and “AI: Computing Smarter with
At the event, B.I.G.
proudly presented its award-winning PHAZE SaaS solution — a web collaboration
information system with the power of an Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP)
platform. This innovative tool was instrumental in B.I.G.’s recognition as the U.S.
Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency’s 2020 Minority
Innovative Technology Firm of the Year.
During the summit, several
distinguished personalities were honored for their contributions to minority
business development. The honorees were:
• Don McKneely, chairman
of MBN USA and WE USA magazines and co-founder of the Billion Dollar Roundtable
Inc., was recognized with the Bush Infotech Group Legend Award.
• Debra Jennings-Johnson,
interim president and CEO of the Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council,
received the Bush Infotech Group DEI Brilliance Award.
• Elroy Smith, a legendary
radio program director, was bestowed with the Bush Infotech Group Trailblazer
The day concluded with a
networking event and a performance by recording artist CeCe Peniston.
Bush expressed his
satisfaction with the event, saying, “What our attendees and stakeholders
witnessed was the result of B.I.G. staff implementing what it does best —
project management and coordination of teams by utilizing our efficient and
effective technology solutions.”
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