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Oakland’s Software Value Added Reselling Division has won an order for Oracle ECAT

Oakland’s Software Value Added Reselling Division has won an order for Oracle ECAT

1/10/2018 12:00:00 AM EST
a month ago

Lanham, MD, 1/10/2018

Oakland’s Software Value Added Reselling Division has won a competitive contract for Oracle E-Consulting Hosting and Pre-Production Administration Services(ECAT) from the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission.  Oakland is a Value Added Reseller/Wholesaler of Oracle Software to the Government directly and to Systems Integrators.  Mr. Jim Miller, Oakland Director of Software Value Added Reselling, noted “Oakland is happy to continue its support of another State of Maryland Utility."

About the WSSC

Established in 1918, WSSC is currently among the largest water and wastewater utilities in the nation, with a network of nearly 5,742 miles of fresh water pipeline and over 5,546 miles of sewer pipeline. Our service area spans nearly 1,000 square miles in Prince George’s and Montgomery counties, and we serve 1.8 million residents through approximately 475,000 customer accounts. WSSC drinking water has always met or exceeded federal standards. We are entrusted by our community to provide safe and reliable water, life’s most precious resource, and return clean water to our environment, all in an ethical, sustainable, and financially responsible manner.

Oakland CEO Cedric Nash Serves as Panelist at ITSMF 4th Quarter Symposium

Oakland CEO Cedric Nash Serves as Panelist at ITSMF 4th Quarter Symposium

11/11/2017 12:00:00 AM EST
3 months ago

11/10/2017

Tampa, FL – Oakland is proud to announce that President and CEO Cedric Nash spoke at the Information Technology Senior Management Forum (ITSMF) 4th Quarter Symposium today. ITSMF is a national organization dedicated exclusively to fostering executive-level technology talent among African Americans.

Nash was a featured panelist during a session titled “Failing Forward as an Entrepreneur”.  During the session, Nash shared lessons learned from his more than 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur to encourage mid- to senior-level technology executives in their pursuit of new enterprise.  

In February 2016, ITSMF recognized Nash with a President’s Award for his outstanding contributions in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) field, his commitment to advancing others, and his accomplishments as a successful entrepreneur in the IT industry.

“I am honored to have had the opportunity to share my experiences and knowledge with aspiring entrepreneurs and accomplished leaders from across our nation,” said Nash.

Nash will host a networking event for the Symposium participants at his Tampa residence Saturday evening.

Oakland Awarded Software Sale to Maryland Administrative Office of the Courts

Oakland Awarded Software Sale to Maryland Administrative Office of the Courts

9/15/2017 12:00:00 AM EDT
5 months ago

Lanham, MD, 9/15/2017

Oakland’s Software Value Added Reselling Division has won an order for SAP Software Annual Enterprise Support from the Maryland Administrative Office of the Courts in a competitive bid.  Oakland is a Value Added Reseller/Wholesaler of SAP Software to the Government directly and to Systems Integrators.  Mr. Jim Miller, Oakland Director of Software Value Added Reselling, noted “Oakland is happy to continue its support of another State of Maryland institution in the Administrative Office of the Courts."

About the Maryland Administrative Office of the Courts

is the central support agency for the state judicial branch, and provides a broad range of support services to Maryland’s courts in operations, information technology, management, legal, government relations, financial, administration, and programs.

Oakland Named to Black Enterprise Magazine’s 2017 List of 100 Largest Black Owned Businesses (BE 100)

Oakland Named to Black Enterprise Magazine’s 2017 List of 100 Largest Black Owned Businesses (BE 100)

9/12/2017 12:00:00 AM EDT
5 months ago

Lanham, MD, 9/12/17

Oakland Consulting Group (Oakland) was named to Black Enterprise magazine’s 2017 list of the top 100 U.S. black owned businesses. The BE 100 has been compiled since 1973, basing the ranking on prior year revenues. This is Oakland’s first year to be included on the list. Black Enterprise is a monthly U.S. magazine that describes itself as "the premier business, investing, and wealth-building resource for African Americans." It reports a readership of 3.7 million.

Mr. Cedric Nash, Oakland CEO, noted: “We are extremely pleased with this recognition from Black Enterprise magazine. It reflects the excellent growth Oakland has continued to realize, resulting from our focus on delivering real value to our clients.”

"Contributing to the community is very important because we have all benefitted from the labors of past generations. Therefore, it is our responsibility to do the same for the generations to come."  - Cedric E. Nash

In The Community

Computer Labs

Scholarships

Mentoring

Community Service

Oakland opened its doors in 1997 adopting the credo “Making the difference in communities and organizations.” A recipient of college scholarships from his local church and the local chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha, which he pledged upon entering University, Cedric Nash has since conveyed this same sense of community responsibility into the company culture.  

Computer Labs

Oakland has continued this tradition of giving and, in 1998, the company funded and established a 30-computer laboratory for the Fremont High School Business Academy in Oakland and a community based computer laboratory for at-risk youth in Seaside, CA. Oakland continues to provide annual donations for the continuation of these programs. Additionally, Oakland pledges a percentage of its annual earnings to local inner city public schools designated for the purchase of new computer hardware and software for students.

Scholarships and Other Community Support

Oakland donates annually to the Alpha Phi Alpha Scholarship and contributes money and equipment to local County schools, and to numerous charities and other philanthropic organizations including the Monterey Community Choir and the Greater Victory Temple Church Scholarship, Girl Scouts and after school programs.

Mentoring

Oakland personnel are encouraged to make a direct impact on future leaders through mentorship. Leading by example, Mr. Nash meets monthly with a group of young men to provide coaching in all areas of personal development, goal-setting and financial planning. Mr. Nash demystifies the idea of entrepreneurship by sharing with them his own personal experiences and challenges as a business owner.

Community Service

Oakland has an annual commitment to doing hands-on local community service as a team. The entire Oakland staff dedicates time each quarter to perform an act of service for the local community. Most recently the Oakland staff worked as a team to help out at the Capital Area Food Bank where our personnel sorted several tons of food into categories for distribution to the needy throughout the Washington region.