What does your business do?PQC is an established and national award-winning professional services firm with an impressive track record of public and private sector contracts. We are an agile, lean, and growing company; in the past year alone, our growth rate has been over 115%. Our designations — 8(a), Small Business, Disadvantaged Business, HUBZone, and Woman-Owned Business — are extras that alone do not measure our company’s success. Our firm provides support to the DoD along with federal, state, and local governments in the public sector, as well as to higher education and commercial organizations in the private sector. We achieved an excellent reputation with our clients by developing and supporting project management, training, medical support services, administration, information technology, and many other services. Our core philosophy is “Customer first while focused on employee success.” Our success is based on that commitment, combined with a strong management plan, a proven team, and a history of exceptional performance.
How would you use the grant money?PQC will use this Idea Cafe's Small Business Grant money to develop and offer a short lecture series for local college students to learn small business techniques for success. PQC will offer professional advice to local students who are interested in learning how to make a potential business idea thrive.
What would the grant enable you to do that you can't now?Devote time and staff to offer a small lecture series and panel Q&A sessions to encourage local college students to develop entrepreneurial ideas.
If Idea Cafe's Grant helps your biz reach greater success, how will you "pay it forward" to help others in some way?Continue to coach and aid college students who desire to develop ideas into a thriving, professional small business.