Press Release: impactHR’s Kelly Mitchell Selected for “2017 Top 100 Minority Business Enterprises” Award

October 19, 2017, Columbia, MDimpactHR, LLC, a full-service human resources management and consulting firm, today announced its Principal, Kelly Mitchell, has been named a “2017 Top 100 MBE® winner” by the Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council (CRMSDC).

The annual CRMSDC award recognizes owners of minority business enterprises (MBE) in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia who have demonstrated exceptional entrepreneurial accomplishments, a high level of professionalism and have made substantial contributions to their community.

The Top 100 MBE Awards® were launched in 2007 to recognize and celebrate the creativity and innovation of regional MBEs who are role models and an inspiration to their communities. The Top 100 MBE Awards® will be presented at the CRMSDC’s 36th Annual Leaders and Legends Awards Ceremony, November 2, at the MGM National Harbor.

Kelly Mitchell

Kelly Mitchell, Principal, impactHR

The CRMSDC also is celebrating its 45th anniversary as a non-profit economic development organization supporting growth in Maryland, the District of Columbia, and Northern Virginia through programs and services that help companies enhance the diversity and innovation of their supply chains. CRMSDC connects corporate and government members to well-established, certified minority-owned business enterprises. CRMSDC, established in 1972 with headquarters in Silver Spring, MD, is one of 23 regional affiliates of the National Minority Supplier Development Council.

“The CRMSDC has long played a vital role in fostering entrepreneurial and business success and growth for minority business owners,” says Mitchell. “I’m very grateful to the CRMSDC and humbled to be selected for one of their Top 100 MBE Awards. This award, to be sure, is a tribute to my team, the partnerships we have with our clients and our dedication to helping foster their business growth.”

Mitchell is a human resources professional with more than 25 years of experience providing expertise and services to an array of organizations. Her certified skills and experience include assessment of the HR infrastructure and the establishment or enhancement of the HR function.

Mitchell also is an expert in the implementation of best practices in the areas of recruitment/staffing, employee retention, compensation, benefits and employee relations; development and implementation of HR information management systems; creation of effective performance management strategies; and development and facilitation of various organizational development programs. She holds a BS in Psychology from Towson University and a MS in Human Resources Management from Widener University.

impactHR last year celebrated its tenth year in business, providing strategic HR solutions to companies and organizations in the Baltimore-Washington corridor and the mid-Atlantic region. impactHR, earlier this year, also announced its move to new, larger headquarters office space in Columbia, MD to accommodate continued business growth.

During this time, impactHR has received numerous honors and awards, signifying its continued growth and leadership in the HR consulting field. In 2008, impactHR won the Maryland Chamber of Commerce’s “Small Business of the Year” award as well as SmartCEO’s 2009 Brava Award, honoring top female CEOs. impactHR also is a member of the Better Business Bureau with an A+ rating.

About impactHR:
impactHR, LLC, founded in 2006, is a woman-owned business that provides human resources and business solutions for companies and organizations across industry sectors to maximize the performance of their people, HR processes and technology. impactHR’s mission is to partner with its clients to improve their business performance through effective management of their HR function. For more information about impactHR, visit:

Media Contact:
Ken Berlack
impactHR, LLC
410-741-3900, ext. 104