Berkshire Associates Honored for Outstanding Minority Business Contributions

COLUMBIA, MD— – The Greater Baltimore Committee named Berkshire Associates a finalist in the 2009 Bridging the Gap Achievement Awards due to its contributions to the growth and expansion of the minority business community in the greater Baltimore region.

President & Founder, Dawn S. Hyde, SPHR, is honored to have Berkshire’s efforts recognized. “I am thankful for being named a finalist. Our business achievements, and those of our clients, have allowed us to contribute to the local economy through job creation and the ability to work with local vendors. Having been in business for over 25 years, we will carry on our mission to provide companies with HR solutions to help them create their ideal, balanced workforce.”

With a mission to provide the most up-to-date and efficient human resources software and solutions to federal contractors and private corporations, Ms. Hyde credits her employees’ determination to satisfy client needs as the reason for Berkshire’s success. “We wouldn’t be where we are today without embracing the mindset of others, and working to exceed expectations,” she says.

In 1983, Dawn started Berkshire to meet the affirmative action, compensation, and diversity needs of professionals throughout the country. Her company has grown to service over 2,900 clients nationwide. She recently launched the first web-based affirmative action software, BALANCEaap Web, which allows professionals to create a 100% OFCCP compliant plan, right from the Web.

Berkshire’s client roster includes companies like Sodexho, BP Amoco, Hershey, and Constellation Energy.

About Berkshire:
Berkshire Associates is a human resources consulting and technology firm, specializing in helping companies build the ideal, balanced workforce. As an industry leader, Berkshire provides the latest tools and services for applicant management, compensation management, affirmative action, workforce planning, diversity, and professional training. For over 25 years, Berkshire has services the nation’s most recognizable companies; and as a result has mastered providing clients with cost-effective solutions to everyday human resources challenges.


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