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Joshua I. Smith Recognized for Lifetime Achievement
Baltimore, Maryland

November 18, 2005

The MD/DC Minority Supplier Development Council (MSDC) chose JSCG Chairman and Managing Partner, Joshua I. Smith, as the recipient of its highest honor at the 25th Annual Leadership Awards Gala, held at the Marriott Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland on November 18, 2005.

The award was presented by the President of the MD/DC MSDC, Ken Clarke, the former Associate Director for Minority Small Business and Capital Ownership Development at the US Small Business Administration, Ms. Allegra F. McCullough, and the Chairman of the Board of the local MSDC, Roland L. Jones, Director, Supplier Diversity, Sprint/Nextel.

Mr. Smith was presented with the Reginald F. Lewis Lifetime Achievement Award by the organization, in honor of the late Reginald F. Lewis, a pioneering Black entrepreneur and native of Baltimore, who was the Chairman of TLC Beatrice International Holdings, Inc. TLC became the 1st Black company to break the $1Billion sales barrier.

Upon receiving the award, and thanking the organization, Mr. Smith recalled having the opportunity to spend what was intended to be an hour meeting in New York with Reginald Lewis after he acquired McCall's Pattern Company, and the meeting lasting for half the day. Mr. Smith acknowledged Mr. Lewis brilliance as a businessman, and expressed his gratitude to Mr. Lewis family members who were present with the 400 other guests.

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Joshua Smith Elected to United Methodist Church Foundation
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Joshua I. Smith Recognized for Lifetime Achievement
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09-09-05 | Kansas City, MO


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Coaching Group Chairman and Managing Partner Attends 2005 Black Corporate Directors Conference
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Joshua Smith Elected to US Chamber Board of Directors
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