SBA Honors Pro-West & Associates of Walker, Minn., as Small Business Subcontractor of the Year

Release Date: 
Thursday, June 6, 2013
Release Number: 
Advisory Number: 
Sherree Stratton (612) 370-2325

Walker, Minn. – Pro-West & Associates, Inc., a Walker, MN-based Geographic Information Systems (GIS) firm, has been named the National Subcontractor of the Year for 2013 by the U.S. Small Business Administration. 

Pro-West & Associates (PWA) is among the nation’s top entrepreneurs who will be honored at the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) National Small Business Week celebration June 21st in Washington, D.C.  The National Subcontractor award recognizes “small businesses that provide outstanding goods and services to the federal government as subcontractors”.  PWA was evaluated by the SBA on their delivery performance, technical capabilities, employee relations, and cost efficacy.

PWA was nominated by CH2M HILL for its exceptional work on projects requiring GIS expertise.  PWA produced GIS data and maps that exceeded the quality standards for projects and helped CH2M HILL meet its small business subcontracting utilization goals. CH2M HILL recognized PWA’s “…superior technical skills we need to support our projects, proactively anticipate our workload needs, and adjust their day-to-day staffing accordingly.  Most of all, they have leveraged technology to perform the services we need, deliver those services quickly, and create close working relationships with our project teams...”

As a HUBZone, Women Owned Small Business, PWA has been providing GIS data development, analysis, and programming services for over 25 years.  PWA provides services to federal, state, local government and private industry clients for geospatial data, web and mobile mapping applications, and complex geographic analysis.  

For more information:

Annette Theroux, PMP, GISP/President, CEO
Kyle Heideman, GISP/GIS Solutions Specialist
8239 State 371 NW
Walker, MN 56484
218-547-3374 (office)