GREENVILLE, S.C., June 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Greenville-based HIT Services, an interpretation and translation company, was honored at the Community Works Excellence in Entrepreneurship Event as Minority-Owned Business of the Year. Jeannette Houchens, Founder and President, accepted the award given during Microbusiness Month, a statewide initiative during the month of June.
Since HIT Services was established in 2010, the company has served hundreds of clients in government, health care, private industry and other sectors. Translators and interpreters are available in 20 languages, including American Sign Language.
Selection criteria for the award included creation of employment opportunities, innovative or creative practices, and demonstrated entrepreneurial skills. “This honor means that we are making a positive impact in our community,” said Houchens. “Earning the trust and loyalty from clients and the people who work for us is the greatest success.”
A woman-owned microbusiness and two individual entrepreneurs were also recognized by Community Works, along with a microbusiness champion and a Minority Business Accelerator program. A non-profit financial organization in Greenville, Community Works provides financial education, lending, and investing services for underserved families and communities.
CONTACT: For More Information, Contact: Jeannette Houchens [email protected] 864-469-5200