Two black-owned technology consulting firms, Blackwell Consulting Services (No. 96 on the Be Industrial/Service 100 list with $31.5 million in sales) and Electronic Knowledge Interchange merged forces.
Two black-owned technology consulting firms, Blackwell Consulting Services (No, 96 on the BE INDUSTRIAL/ SERVICE 100 list with $31.5 million in sales) and Electronic Knowledge Interchange merged forces, forming BCS. The merger will not only benefit their respective clients, which include Bank One, Motorola, Waste Management, and the Chicago Public School System, but will also reunite the father and son team that founded Blackwell Consulting 13 years ago. Robert D. Blackwell Sr. will become chairman of the board and CEO of BCS. Robert "Bobby" Blackwell Jr. has been named vice chairman of BCS and will remain co-CEO of EKI. The company is expecting to hit the $60 million revenue mark in 2005.
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|Title Annotation:||Newsbytes; BCS formed|
|Author:||Reed, K. Terrell|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||Apr 1, 2005|
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