FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Global Services’ President and Owner Courtney Fairchild Accepted into the SBA’s Emerging Leaders Initiative
Washington, D.C. (May 1, 2014) – Courtney Fairchild, the President and owner of local small business Global Services, has been selected to join the Small Business Administration’s prestigious Emerging Leaders Initiatives class of 2014.
“I am honored to be been selected for this year’s program,” said Fairchild, “It presents an amazing opportunity to join a program that has been helping small businesses grow for over 5 years.”
2014 marks the first year that Washington, DC has been a part of the Emerging Leaders Initiative. This seven-month-long, intensive program designed for promising small business functions as an executive entrepreneurship education series. It consisted of 100 hours of classroom time per each participant as well provides mentoring and networking opportunities.
“I look forward to this chance to continue my education in conjunction with the SBA,” said Fairchild, “This program has been beneficial for so many of its participants and I’m eager to see how it can help to propel my business forward.”
Fairchild has been the owner of her company, Global Services, for 10 years. Global Services is a consulting firm that has been in the business of providing companies with assistance in procuring federal government contracts for over 15 years. Global Services supplies multiple services to its clients, including federal market analysis, GSA Schedule assistance, proposal support, training, and business development mentoring.
After graduating from Georgetown University in 1996 with a bachelor’s degree in Economics, Fairchild helped build Global Services from the ground up before purchasing the company in 2004.
Fairchild has received many awards and accolades in recent years. She serves on the Advisory Board of Women Impacting Public Policy, an advocacy group for women in business. Fairchild also was listed as one of MEA Magazine’s 2011 list of 50 Women of Power and Influence. Washington Business Journal’s named her a “Rising Star” in their 2009 Women Who Mean Business Awards.
Fairchild said, “As someone who cares deeply for fellow members of the small business community, I can’t wait to get started with the Emerging Leaders Initiative to not only develop my own skills, but connect with other local leaders as well.”
About Global Services
Based in the heart of Washington, DC, Global Services delivers winning strategies for every stage of marketing to the government — analyzing your opportunities, writing proposals, helping you obtain and maintain a GSA Schedule and building your company’s self-sufficiency in federal contracting.
About SBA Emerging Leaders Initiative
SBA’s Emerging Leaders Initiative is an executive-level series created to boost the growth of high-potential small businesses in underserved American cities. The program offers 100+ hours of customized training for C-level executives to include growth strategy plans, financing and access to capital, government contracting, and mentoring. Learn more about the program and the recruitment process here.