INside Cable, a Black OWNED telecommunications
data network infrastructure company.
MR. Brooks is a former telecommunications
design engineers with a law degree who takes
on the role as the company’s president and
chief of operations. Mrs. Brooks studied
The company founded their company from their
kitchen table in Lexington. Inside
moves 5,000 sq feet of office space. It
added 14 employees and earned $3.1 million
revenues in 2007.
The customer list includes businesses
like Siemens Transportation Systems,
The TJX Companies, Liberty Mutual,
The Democrativ National Convention
Committee and others.
Mrs Brooks says more people of color
and women that need to know the system
of certification. COmpanies owned by
BLACK people can look for certification
as minority business enterprises which
are needed to be involved in state and city
run minority set aside programs.
In order to earn DBE certification
a business must be owned and controlled by
1 or more socially and economically disadvantaged
persons whose net worth is less than
$750,000. IN BOston, city departments have
to make best faith to get at least
15 % with MBES. By the state’s levle, $240 million
is targeted to efforts by the State OFFICE
of Minority and women Business Assistance.
Self owned busineses are an example
of how ideas build projects like a stack
of bricks leads to a house.
THis is what I call a network of
by side ,a beautiful couple, using cable to