Maryland Lottery Director Honored by Maryland Washington Minority Contractors’ Association, Inc.

Friday, May 11th, 2012

Stephen Martino, director of the Maryland Lottery, was among the honorees at the Maryland Washington Minority Contractors’ Association’s (MWMCA) 9th Annual Spring Breakfast, receiving the award for “Most Resourceful Government Agency for Minority Businesses.” Held on Friday, May 11 at Martin’s West, the event celebrated individuals and organizations that have made significant strides in support of the Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) program.

“Never before has the Maryland Lottery been so open to minority business inclusion until the arrival of Stephen Martino,” said Wayne R. Frazier Sr., president of MWMCA.

Established in 2002, MWMCA advocates for minority business inclusion in all public and private procurement. The member organization recognized Martino and the Maryland Lottery for the agency’s MBE participation.

“The Maryland Lottery enthusiastically supports the MBE program and its goals of inclusion and advocacy for businesses in Maryland and the DC/Metro region,” Martino said. “We pride ourselves on incorporating MBE participation in virtually all of our lottery and casino-related contracts.”

In addition to Martino, this year’s recipients included Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown of Maryland, Delegate Barbara A. Robinson, 40th District; Thomas R. Mullen, president & CEO of Mercy Health Services; and other prominent business leaders.

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