Awards and Recognitions - MFR Consultants
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Awards and Recognitions

Philadelphia Business Journal: Best Places to Work 2023

MFR Consultants, Inc. (MFR) has earned the prestigious recognition of being one of the best places to work in Philadelphia for 2023, as acknowledged by the Philadelphia Business Journal in collaboration with Quantum Workplace. The recognition is based on comprehensive employee surveys assessing various factors, including work/life balance, performance review processes, growth opportunities, educational and job training programs, compensation, physical workplace environment, and mental health benefits.

Civic 50 Greater Philadelphia: Community Leadership Award 2023

MFR Consultants, Inc. (MFR) has proudly received the Inspirational Community Leadership Award from the Philadelphia Foundation's Civic 50 Greater Philadelphia. This prestigious recognition highlights MFR's exceptional commitment to corporate citizenship and social impact within its community. The award is based on criteria such as resource investment, seamless integration across business functions, institutionalization through policies and systems, and impact measurement.

ComcastRISE 2023

MFR Consultants Inc., has been honored as recipients of the Comcast RISE 2023 grant package, along with 99 other businesses in Philadelphia. This prestigious and generous grant package includes a $5,000 monetary award, invaluable business consultations, educational resources, creative production and comprehensive media support. The Comcast RISE program's impactful reach has extended to 13,500 small businesses nationwide, reflecting Comcast's unwavering commitment to supporting small businesses and fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion, with the African American Chamber of Commerce for PA, NJ & DE proudly participating in this transformative initiative. Top 14 Award

Top Business Consultants in Philadelphia 2022

MFR Consultants, Inc. (MFR) has been recognized as one of the top 14 Business Consultants in Philadelphia for 2022 by assesses over 60,000 businesses monthly to assist customers in finding the most qualified firms for their needs. This selection is based on rigorous criteria, including consistent availability, impressive qualifications, a strong reputation for customer satisfaction, extensive experience, and professionalism in delivering services.

Headshot of Maria Roberts with Congratulations message for 'Board Member of the Year 2021'

Board Member of the Year 2020: Maria Roberts

Maria Roberts, CEO of MFR Consultants, received the "Board Member of the Year" award from the African-American Chamber of Commerce of PA, NJ & DE at their 27th Annual Meeting in October 2020. The Chamber plays a pivotal role in advocating for minority-owned businesses in the Delaware Valley and Southeastern Pennsylvania, focusing on enhancing their growth and economic impact in the African-American community. AACC's primary goal is to respond to the business community's needs and promote economic opportunities for African-American businesses, making Maria Roberts' recognition significant for this mission.

2020 Most Admired CEO Awards

Most Admired CEO 2020: Maria Roberts

Maria Frizelle Roberts, President and CEO of MFR Consultants, was honored as one of the Most Admired CEOs by the Philadelphia Business Journal in 2020. This prestigious recognition was bestowed upon her for her exceptional leadership skills and her unwavering commitment to the Philadelphia region through philanthropic and civic endeavors. Since founding MFR Consultants in 1989, Ms. Roberts has successfully expanded the company's reach to encompass more than 40 employees in nine states, providing a wide-ranging array of services, including business analysis, quality assurance, project management, information governance, and information technology support.

Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC)100 Award: 2016

In 2016, MFR Consultants, Inc. was recognized as one of the fastest-growing inner city businesses in the United States, making the Inner City 100 list by the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) and FORTUNE Magazine. This program celebrates inner city businesses and their CEOs as role models for entrepreneurship, innovative practices, and job creation. The 2016 Inner City 100 winners, including MFR Consultants, achieved remarkable statistics with a five-year growth rate of 458%, employing over 7,300 workers in 2015, and generating nearly 4,700 new jobs in the previous five years, highlighting their substantial impact on local economies.

MFR's CFO Andrew with other people awarded by the Philadelphia business journal

Philadelphia Business Journal: CFO of the Year: 2016

At the Philadelphia Business Journal's 2016 CFO of the Year Awards, Andrew Speizman from MFR Consultants, Inc. was nominated and celebrated for his impressive tenure, exceptional leadership, outstanding financial achievements, active community engagement, and unwavering commitment to the company's values. The event featured Chris Voss, a former FBI head hostage negotiator, who shared valuable insights on the importance of personal connections and understanding in successful negotiations. Upon recognizing all of the nominees, Andrew became the lucky winner of a Manchester United Football Club jersey!

MFR's CFO Andrew with other people awarded by the Philadelphia business journal

SmartCEO Magazine Future 50 Award 2015

MFR Consultants, Inc., specializing in IT and business advisory services, has earned recognition as one of the top ten emerging growth companies in the Philadelphia region by SmartCEO Magazine. This accolade acknowledges MFR Consultants, Inc. for its entrepreneurial spirit, essential for industry leadership and consistent success. The company's President and CEO, Maria Frizelle Roberts, attributes their growth to relentless determination and a talent-focused leadership style, aiming to expand globally in the near future while maintaining a diverse client base.