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CS & Poe Corp. Named Home-based Business of the Year

Founder Chris Doonan a distinguished 23-year Army Veteran
Release Date: 
Monday, September 21, 2020
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Contact:, 202-853-5792

BOSTON – The Small Business Administration (SBA) has named CS & Poe Corporation the 2020 Home-based Business of the Year for Massachusetts.

CS & Poe earned the recognition for achieving success as a government contractor and increasing sales and revenue.  The company is a provider of government and commercial security services, with teams comprised of highly adaptive and experts from various military and government backgrounds.

 “Congratulations to Chris Doonan for all the success in leveraging his military background to build a small business from his home,” said SBA Massachusetts District Director, Robert Nelson. “As many are staying home and social distancing, I hope this story can inspire others to continue following their dreams while they are home and consider taking the leap and exploring business ownership.  

Founded by Chris Doonan in 2015, who served a distinguished 23-year military career with the U.S. Army; CS & Poe utilizes human capital and technology to deliver specialized services and high-impact training. With Doonan’s great reputation and track record in the defense industry, the company is focused on expanding its clientele throughout the region in the areas of Special Operations Forces, Intelligence Community, and the Law Enforcement Community. 

Thank you to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the support they provide to their small businesses – the opportunity and resources are incredible in this state,” said Founder Chris Doonan.   “A special thanks to Marco Capaldi for nominating CS & Poe Corporation for the award.  We are very lucky to be headquartered in Boston, the location affords us the ability to leverage the abundance of academic and technological resources to assist in solving some of the Nation’s most complex security problems. “

Doonan recently completed the Streetwise MBA program delivered by Lee Goldberg of Veteran Entrepreneurial Training and Resource Network (VETRN).  The company is also certified as a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business and has utilized the service of Michelle Simoes of the Procurement Technical Assistance Center. 

CS & Poe Corporation was nominated by Marco Capaldi of the Veterans Business Outreach Center of New England.

Doonan will be honored virtually at the annual SBA Massachusetts Small Business Week Awards event on Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020.  Rescheduled from May, National Small Business Week will be a 3-day virtual conference from Tuesday, September 22nd to Thursday, September 24th.  






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