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Certifications and Awards

Castle Business Solutions

Federal


Small Business Enterprise (SBE)

The Small Business Enterprise (SBE) Program offers small businesses another avenue of maximizing their opportunities of doing business with TxDOT.

NWBOC

Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB)

The National Women Business Owners Corporation (NWBOC) has led the way for women business owners to obtain WBE Certification. Created in 1995, NWBOC was established to increase competition for corporate and government contracts through implementation of a national certification program for women business owners.


Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB)

The overall program goal is to graduate 8(a) firms that will go on to thrive in a competitive business environment. There are some requirements in place to help achieve this goal.


Disadvantaged Business (DBE)

The U.S. Department of Transportation's DBE (disadvantaged business enterprise) program provides a vehicle for increasing the participation by MBEs in state and local procurement.


Economically Disadvantaged Woman Owned Small Business (EDWOSB)

Companies that represent themselves as EDWOSBs are eligible to receive the award of contracts in EDWOSB industries, but both EDWOSBs and WOSBs are eligible to receive the award of contracts in WOSB industries.


National Women Business Owners Corporation (NWBOC)

The National Women Business Owners Corporation (NWBOC) has led the way for women business owners to obtain WBE Certification. Created in 1995, NWBOC was established to increase competition for corporate and government contracts through implementation of a national certification program for women business owners.

NWBOC

Affiliations


Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce (DBCC)

The Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce serves as an advocate for the creation, growth, and general welfare of African American businesses in the Dallas community. The Chamber actively promotes the expansion of business opportunities on behalf of its membership through referrals, partnerships, seminars, technical assistance, and marketing. The Chamber focuses on economic and business development, education, and special projects.


National Minority Supplier Development Council

Advancing business opportunities for certified Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American business enterprises. Connecting these businesses to NMSDC corporate members in an effort to increase procurement and enhance supplier diversity.

National Minority Supplier Diversity Council NMSDC

Atlanta Postal Customer Council (PCC)

Educational programs, mailer clinics, and seminars to keep members abreast of the latest Postal Service developments.


Mail Systems Management Association - Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Chapter

A forum for information sharing and problem solving, and we offer several certification programs that allow individuals to demonstrate knowledge, skills and abilities in key industry-related fields.


Executive Board Member of the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau 2011-2013

The Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau promotes Dallas as the ideal business and pleasure destination to the regional, national and international marketplaces. The Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau aims to favorably impact the Dallas economy through conventions and tourism.

Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau

Executive Board Member of the Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce 2002-2006

The Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce serves as an advocate for the creation, growth and general welfare of African American businesses in the Dallas community. The Chamber actively promotes the expansion of business opportunities on behalf of its membership through referrals, partnerships, seminars, technical assistance and marketing.


Board Member of the Diabetes Health and Wellness Institute at Baylor University

DHWI is built on four fundamental principles, which include: collaborative financial support and governance; integration of social, cultural, political, and economic initiatives; clinical care in the neighborhood; and community-based, multidisciplinary research.


Volunteer Fundraiser for the American Diabetes Association 2008 - 2010

To prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.


Regional & Local


North Central Texas Regional Certification Agency (NCTRCA)

Programs to assist disadvantaged, minority and woman-owned business enterprises in the public entities' procurement activities. The North Central Texas Regional Certification Agency is solely committed to ensuring that bona-fide disadvantaged, minority and woman-owned firms, benefit from the programs offered by the member entities.


Houston Minority Supplier Development Council

A non-profit organization for minority businesses and major corporations interested in establishing relationships with minority entrepreneurs and helping them to successfully grow their businesses. Included in the membership of HMSDC are more than 220 major corporations and more than 1,000 minority businesses.


Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council

The leader in advancing business opportunities for certified Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American business enterprises. We connect these businesses to our Buying Entity Members (corporations and public sector agencies) in an effort to increase procurement engagement and enhance supplier diversity.


Historically Underutilized Business (HUB)

Increased exposure to the general public, as well as, other entities who have a supplier diversity program and are searching for minority and woman-owned businesses.


Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)

The Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Division seeks to ensure that qualifying businesses receive the maximum possible opportunity in the city's procurement activities -- directly or indirectly -- through a City Council approved ordinance.


NAICS CODES


541860 Direct Mail Advertising

518210 Data Processing, Hosting and Related Services

511140 Directory and Mailing List Publishers

532420 Office Equipment Merchant Wholesalers

423420 Office Machinery & Equipment Rental and Leasing

561499 All Other Business Support Services - Mail Presorting Services

323111 Commercial Printing (except screen and books)


Awards


Volunteer of the Year Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc. 2005

Volunteer of the Year Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce, 2006

Volunteer of the Year Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce, 2008

Supplier of the Year Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc. 2012

Supplier of the Year Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc. 2015


Client Testimonials

Our customers speak highly about our professionalism.

"Castle has provided us with Print on Demand services for over 12 years.
They print and mail over 750,000 traffic citations annually. Working with Castle Business Solutions has always been a professional experience."
LGBS / Dallas
"Castle has simply provided more value. Businesses looking to schedule an appointment with success and achieve more business goals
would benefit greatly from the professionalism at Castle Business Solutions."
Oevae Marketing Consultants / Dallas
"Working with Sharon and her team has always made my job easier. They are professional, time conscious and always get the job done
even in a rush. We would recommend Castle Business Solutions to anyone needed professional direct mailing needs."
City of Dallas / Marketing