By Helen Callier
February 14th, 2019
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Permit Us Now Receives H-E-B Grocery Supplier Diversity Supplier of the Year Award
President of Permit Us Now, H-E-B’s Annual Supplier Diversity Luncheon Keynote, to accept prestigious business award
HOUSTON, Texas (September 10, 2018) – Permit Us Now was selected as H-E-B’s Supplier Diversity Supplier of the Year. Helen Callier, president of Permit Us Now, will accept the Supplier Award during H-E-B's Supplier Diversity Conference taking place September 13th in San Antonio, Texas. The annual event is geared towards small, minority, women-owned, disadvantaged and historically underutilized businesses. Held in the Capitol Auditorium and Legislative Conference center, the Capital for Texas Small Business Forum provides both extensive learning and network opportunities for attendees.
Callier and the Permit Us Now team are thrilled to be recognized and are pleased to know that their innovation and creative approaches to servicing clients, like H-E-B, save time and money that ultimately allow our clients to better serve their customers. Callier who is also keynoting at the awards luncheon, said, "We are grateful for the opportunity to serve H-E-B, the largest independent grocery in the US, on many construction and design projects. This Supplier Diversity Supplier of the Year award means a lot to us; and we are eager to continue assisting H-E-B in being a leader in Texas."
The Permit Us Now team is deeply committed to investing their talents and expertise to benefit Project Owners. They expect to launch phase 1 of their edge analytics platform in 2018. Moruf Jimoh, AAIA, and Technical Manager of Permit Us Now says, "a day to our clients is like a year so cutting time matters. We expect our edge analytics tool to benefit our clients during planning to close-out"
This year's annual H-E-B’s Supplier Diversity Event is being held at the Embassy Hilton Resort Brooks Base. To learn more about how to become a Supplier of HEB's, visit HEB Supplier Diversity Program
Callier earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Prairie View A&M University. She has received numerous business awards and honors including the WTS Rosa Parks Diversity Award, the SBA Women Business Champion Award, Houston SBA MEDWeek Mentor of the Year; the Houston Minority Business Development Council's E-10 Award; a feature on American Express' Small Business Open Forum on building relationships for winning government contracts; and recognition by Minority Business Entrepreneur Magazine for her participation in an invitation-only roundtable discussion with 20 women of color business owners and White House, Congressional and U.S. Small Business Administration leaders. She is active in chambers and industry associations and serves as a State of Texas Commissioner on the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation Commission. She is a graduate of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program, SBA’s Emerging Leaders Program and HCCS NewSpring Business Plan Competition.
For a full biographical profile on Callier, please visit www.linkedin.com/in/helencallier.
About Permit Us Now, LLC
Founded in 2016, Permit Us Now, a division of Bradlink LLC, is the go to one-stop building permitting firm that helps Project Owners, Architects, Engineers and Contractors save time and money plus start construction in a timely manner. Permit Us Now covers over 300 jurisdictions in Texas and expedites permits in other states in the U.S. Permit Us Now, is located downtown Houston and maintains an office in Austin, Texas on Travis St. Permit Us Now manages permits from programming to design phase to close out for commercial, institutional and residential projects with a team of recognized experts. Permit Us Now was also recently recognized by Subcontractors USA for leadership and innovation in the construction industry.
Through its parent company, Permit Us Now is a certified minority and woman-owned business through the City of Houston, NMSDC, and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) and a participant in the Small Business Administration (SBA) 8(a) program. Clients of Permit Us Now include JOERIS, McCarthy Construction, OTG – The Experience, DNA Architects, Acuform, BrakeCheck, and many others.
For more information on Permit Us Now, LLC, please visit www.permitusnow.com or follow @permitusnow, on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.