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Liberty Power’s Continued Success Proves Supplier Diversity is Sound Strategic Investment for Fortune 500 Companies
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – June 17, 2008 – Liberty Power, one of the fastest growing, independent energy retailers in the United States, today announced the company has been honored with the “Bill Alcorn Supplier Diversity Award” from JCPenney. The award was presented at the JCPenney Procurement Supplier Summit held at the retailer’s headquarters in Plano, Texas, on May 14, 2008.
Liberty Power was selected as the winner of the inaugural award, which recognizes the retailer´s most outstanding diverse supplier. The award was created by JCPenney to honor Bill Alcorn´s extensive service and leadership with minority and women–owned suppliers.
David Hernandez, Chief Executive Officer of Liberty Power accepted the award commenting, “Liberty Power serves as a positive example of how a minority–owned business can provide value to corporations that seek to secure cost–savings, while also striving to increase their diversity spending”.
This honor provides yet another example of how Liberty Power and Hernandez, along with co–founders Eliezer Hernandez and Alberto Daire, continue to be recognized as leaders in the minority–business community. Last year, Liberty Power was named the fastest growing Hispanic–business in the United States by Hispanic Business Magazine.
Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Liberty Power is one of only four national retail electric providers licensed in 16 or more markets and is the only minority–owned, independent energy retailer with a national presence. Currently serving tens of thousand of customers in New York, Texas, Maryland, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Illinois, Delaware, Rhode Island, and Washington, D.C., Liberty Power provides large and small businesses, as well as residential customers, with affordable electricity and outstanding customer service. National customers include JCPenney, Bausch & Lomb, and New York Life.
From top to bottom, and left to right:JCPenney Representatives: Keith Masten, Bill Alcorn, Connie Magers, Dennis Miller, Bonnie Jones, Mike Culver; Liberty Power Representatives: Eliezer Hernandez, David Hernandez, Ariel Hernandez Liberty Power is certified and licensed by the Public Utilities/Service Commissions of the following states: California, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, and Virginia. We are also licensed and certified in the District of Columbia, and by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Additionally the company is GSA, SBA, and SBA–8A certified.
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Tim LoCascio 954–598–7063