Laurel, MD – The Howard County Chamber of Commerce has named Tower Federal Credit Union “Large Business of the Year” in the chamber’s 2018 Awards for Chamber Excellence (ACE) program. The ACE Large Business of the Year award celebrates excellence in local businesses with 100 employees or more. The ACE Award winners were announced at the Chamber’s Signature Event on October 5 at the Turf Valley Resort in Ellicott City, Md.
“The Howard County Chamber is very fortunate to have members like Tower Federal Credit Union,” says Leonardo McClarty, Howard County Chamber President & CEO. “Tower sees the importance of balancing social responsibility with business earnings. They are true community partners in every way.”
A long-time member of the chamber, Tower sponsors several events designed to strengthen and support the local business community. Tower is a sponsor of the Chamber’s GovConnects program, which focuses on connecting local businesses with government contracts. In addition, Tower is an active participant on the Chamber’s Young Professionals Network Board. Tower also sponsored the Chamber’s Cyber 9.0 Conference, which focused on issues affecting the cyber community and the 2018 Women’s Leadership Conference, an event that focused on issues impacting women working in cyber-related fields.
“We are honored to be recognized by the Howard County Chamber as the Award for Chamber Excellence Large Business of the Year,” says Al Smith, Tower’s Senior Vice President of Member Services. “Tower strives for service excellence on all levels, both internally with our employees and externally to the thousands of members we serve around the world. We have strong roots in the local business community and remain deeply committed to supporting our nation’s information technology, defense, and cyber communities.”