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2020 George A. Uriano Award

AWARD CITATION

The group is recognized for response to the CARES Act emergency need to award $50M to 51 MEP Centers in less than 100 days. The group successfully developed a Request for Applications, processed applications, and issued awards at an unprecedented pace, achieving all Administration objectives, and dramatically outpacing other Agencies.  This pace of execution has enabled MEP Centers and America’s small and medium manufacturers to robustly prevent and avoid many of the consequences of the pandemic, to prepare for the ongoing and still to come disruptions in manufacturing supply chains, and respond to critical national needs for domestically produced medical products, food, chemicals, car parts, and components for defense needs.

GROUP AWARD

Adelwiza Lequin

Industrial Specialist
Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership Program

Michael Wilson

Supervisory Industrial Specialist
Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership Program

José Colucci-Rios

Industrial Specialist
Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership Program

Gloria Solomon

Industrial Specialist
Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership Program

Mary Ann Pacelli

Supervisory Industrial Specialist
Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership Program

Yongming Qiu

Grants Management Specialist
Office of Acquisition and Agreements Management

Andrew Nobleman

Industrial Specialist
Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership Program

John Villella

Grants Management Specialist
Office of Acquisition and Agreements Management