Entries by Marilyn Dyess

BWG – Compliant Accounting System

August 2nd, 2021, Arlington, Virginia – Blake Willson Group (BWG) is pleased to announce that our accounting system, related processes, and controls were recently examined by an independent CPA firm and were determined to be acceptable for the award of prospective government contracts in compliance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 16.301-3(a)1. Our accounting system was […]

Blake Willson Group, LLC Named as a Finalist for SECAF’s Prestigious Government Contractor of the Year Award

April 5th, 2021, Arlington, Virginia – Blake Willson Group, today announced that it was selected as a finalist for the 13th Annual Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF) Awards. Winners will be announced at the virtual Awards Gala on Thursday, May 6, 2021. The event honors small and emerging government contractors and the players […]

Blake Willson Group Wins $25M USDA Rural Development BPA Prime Contract

ARLINGTON, VA.  MARCH 02, 2021 Blake Willson Group is proud to announce our recently awarded $25M Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) prime contract with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rural Development (USDA-RD). USDA-RD’s mission is to help improve the economy and quality of life in rural America through loans, grants and loan guarantees to support rural […]

Blake Willson Group Named to Inc. Magazine and Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families Annual Vet100 List

Arlington, VA (December 7, 2020) – Blake Willson Group has been named to annual Vet100 list—a compilation of the nation’s fastest growing veteran-owned businesses. The ranking, created in partnership with Inc. magazine and Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF), was born out of the iconic Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private […]

RJ Blake invited to join Washington Business Journal Leadership Trust

ARLINGTON, VA., OCTOBER 20, 2020 RJ Blake, President & CEO of Blake Willson Group, has been invited to join the Washington Business Journal Leadership Trust, an exclusive community for influential business leaders, executives, and entrepreneurs in Greater Washington. RJ was chosen for membership by the Washington Business Journal Leadership Trust Selection Committee due to his […]

BWG’s Coronavirus Response

It is the question on everyone’s mind — how did your organization respond to the Coronavirus? We believe strongly in integrity and servant leadership, so those are the principles that guided our response to the novel Coronavirus pandemic. A company’s core values are nice to talk about but frankly only matter if they represent reality. It […]

BWG Honored on Inc. Magazine’s Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Blake Willson Group, LLC Ranks No. 1065 on the 2020 Inc. 5000 With Three-Year Revenue Growth of 436 Percent ARLINGTON, VA, August 18, 2020 – Blake Willson Group once again earned a spot on Inc. magazine’s Inc. 5000 listing of fastest-growing private companies! Each year, Inc. magazine announces the most successful and fastest-growing private companies […]

Congratulations to BWG’s Newest CPA

Blake Willson Group celebrates Kristin Heinle, the company’s newest Certified Public Accountant! After months of dedication and hard work, Kristin passed the rigorous CPA exam in June 2020. We sat down with Kristin, BWG’s first successful CPA candidate while employed with the company, to learn more about her CPA exam journey and what the designation […]

BWG’s First Retirement Ceremony: A Virtual Success

MICROSOFT TEAMS, June 17, 2020 – BWG celebrated Mary Rowlett, the company’s first retiree through the virtual communication and collaboration platform, Microsoft Teams. Members of several families were in attendance to include the BWG family, Mary’s work colleagues, and her own family. RJ Blake, President & CEO, and Drew Griffin, Senior Vice President, shared tributes […]

Upholding Our Core Values: We Stand United with the Black Community

A company-wide message from Blake Willson Group CEO & President, RJ Blake.  All, I hope you are safe and staying sane and hopeful during these unprecedented times. From the COVID-19 pandemic to the civil unrest caused by the systemic injustices in America, the times have been undoubtedly challenging. Hearts are heavy, and emotions are high. In line with our core values of Integrity, […]