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NCC Honored as USPAACC Fast 100 Business at CelebrAsian 2017

CelebrAsian 2017
In 2012, NCC had the great honor to receive the USPAACC (United States Pan Asian Chamber of Commerce) Fast 50 award for the first time.  The accolade is bestowed upon Asian-American-owned companies that report the greatest 3-year revenue increase. Five years later, during this year’s USPAACC CelebrAsian Procurement Conference, which took place May 31 to …

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CEO Off the Cuff: Our New Offices

by Chris Marquez In March we passed our ISO:9001 audit (yay!) with flying colors.  When I sat in for the final debriefing, our auditor said, “Don’t take this the wrong way, but these new offices are A LOT (emphasis his!) better than the offices that you were in before.  You look like you’re a real …

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NCC to Serve as a Sponsor for NIH’s An Evening for Hope on April 29

An Evening For Hope
Isaac is a 12-year-old boy who was born with an extremely rare disease called CANDLE (chronic atypical neutrophilic dermatosis with lipodystrophy and elevated temperature).  Isaac’s family brought him to the Children’s Inn at NIH when he was just 19-months old, and thanks to Isaac and a few other young patients, NIH was able to discover …

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NCC Helps NSF Make Grants Conferences More Accessible

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is a vital federal organization that funds research that directly effects many, research such as the University of Minnesota’s 3-D-printed patch that can help heal scarred heart tissue and the Cleaner Water initiative that aims to “make ‘wastewater’ a dirty word.”  In pursuit of NSF’s goal to fund “basic research …

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NCC named to Fast 100, and will Present Scholarship at CelebrAsian 2017

CelebrAsian 2017
“Leadership is hard to define and good leadership even harder.  But if you can get people to follow you to the ends of the earth, you are a great leader.”  These inspiring words were spoken by PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi, representing an ever-growing number of Asian-American-owned or run businesses (1.9 million with a revenue of …

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CEO off the Cuff: DC Diaper Bank

DC Diaper Bank
by Chris Marquez My son, Alex is now officially potty trained!  I figured I would celebrate the occasion by reminding everyone of the great work DC Diaper Bank, a charity NCC supports, is doing for our community. This week I’ll be dropping off all our extra diapers at a local pickup location just a few blocks …

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NCC to Attend, Serve as Sponsor for NIH’s An Evening for Hope

An Evening for Hope
As snow was falling in the Mid-Atlantic Region halfway through March, one could only dream about relaxing in warmth and sunshine, laying by the pool with a cold drink in hand, perhaps even enjoying championship golf courses, tennis, and a fitness center.  That dream could become the reality this summer for the raffle winner at …

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NCC President & CEO Chris Marquez Featured on William & Mary Website

Chris Marquez
Past and present CEOs of hugely successful companies like Starbucks, Disney, HBO, Whole Foods, and YouTube hold the common distinction of earning Bachelor’s degrees in Liberal Arts rather than in business-related fields.  Add NCC President and CEO Chris Marquez to that list; he earned his BA in English from the College of William & Mary …

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NCC Associates Attend Intelligence Squared Debate in DC

Associates at IQ2
“Gerrymandering is Destroying the Political Center.”  “Call a Convention to Amend the Constitution.”  “Legalize Drugs.”  “Death is Not Final.”  These issues are without question up for debate.  Since 2006, these and more than 130 other topics have been the focus of passionate discourse in Intelligence Squared U.S. (IQ2US) debates.   NCC has proudly called IQ2US a …

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Multimedia Production Support For NSF

NSF video production
If you type “National Science Foundation” (NSF) into the search bar in Google News, you’ll see a spectrum of articles including a study on the realities of eviction, the effects of El Nino on California’s shores, a supercomputer cluster at Penn State University, the development of tastier tomatoes, and several more that run the gamut …

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