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NuCrest Gets Certified as a MD DOT MBE/DBE/SBE



NuCrest, LLC (NuCrest), a provider of Information Technology (IT) Enterprise Services and Solutions, has been awarded a Maryland (MD) Department of Transportation (MDOT) Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) certification, a U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) certification, and a Small Business Enterprise (SBE) certification under MDOT Certification 18-082.

These certifications qualify NuCrest to conduct business as a MBE/DBE/SBE for any MD state-funded contract and in its areas of expertise, which includes the following:

“NuCrest differentiates itself because integral to all of our services are, we provide our clients early risk analysis, customer communication and developer interaction, delivery of secure systems, creation of practical and agile IT solutions, and successful transformation of an organization to meet all federal, state, and industry regulatory guidelines and standards,” said Jabari Morgan, SVP, NuCrest, LLC.  

"It’s great to obtain these important certifications, which will help us grow.  The MBE/DBE/SBE designations allow NuCrest to qualify for contract set-asides specifically for small businesses. It provides our company the opportunity to bring the same diverse portfolio of IT Enterprise Services and Solutions that contributes to the success of our federal clients to meet the challenging needs of the Maryland State sector.” -- Michael Adams, President/CEO, NuCrest, LLC. 

About the MDOT Office of Minority Business:  Established in 1978, Maryland's Minority Business Enterprise Program is the oldest in the country. The MBE/DBE program was established to ensure that small, minority- and women-owned firms had the opportunity to participate fully and fairly in both state and USDOT federally funded projects.

In 2014, the SBE program was introduced as a race-and-gender neutral program designed to provide contracting opportunities to small businesses on USDOT federally-aided projects with the State Highway Administration (SHA), Maryland Transit Administration (MTA), and Maryland Aviation Administration (MAA).

In addition to implementing the State's MBE Program, which has a 29% overall participation goal, MDOT also implements the DBE program for contracts funded by the USDOT.  Individual DBE Program goals are only established for each of MDOT's federally funded business units; SHA, MAA, and MTA.  Current DBE Program participation goals are as follows:

  • SHA: 27.16%

  • MAA: 25.0%

  • MTA: 30.0%


ABOUT NUCREST:  NuCrest is a minority-owned Certified Veteran Enterprise (CVE) Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) based in Anne Arundel County Maryland and established to provide organizations with a diverse portfolio of IT Enterprise Services and Solutions to help meet their challenging business needs and bring greater efficiency to these organization to meet all federal and industry regulatory guidelines and standards. For more information, you can call Michael Adams at 703-375-9308, email us at or visit their website at

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