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Supplier of the Year Class II Award Nominees (continued)
Y-Not Design & Manufacturing

Angelina Garcia is the Founder, Owner and CEO ofY-Not Design & Manufacturing.
She has more than 20 years of experience in all aspects of the business, but her
specialty lies in innovative design, global manufacturing and exceeding customer
expectations. Her international experience ranges from running a business in
Venezuela, to outsourcing in Mexico, to distributing throughout the Americas, to
manufacturing (primarily) in China. A distinguished leader, she mentors small
businesses and participates in leadership roles with civic organizations.
Y-NOT has worked with some of the world’s most renowned companies - including
Florida Blue, The Walt Disney Company, Whole Foods, Miami-Dade Expressway
Authority,The Ritz-Carlton and Carnival Cruise Lines - to produce items that reflect
and enhance their brand experience.Y-Not uses a global team that handles everything
from concept development, sourcing solutions and manufacturing to transportation
and warehousing.

MBE Supplier of the Year Award
Supplier of the Year Class III Award Nominees
ACY Contractors
ACY Contractors is headquartered in Orlando, Florida. The company was started
in 2004 by Michael Young and Dr. Felicia C. Young. The company is a full-service
construction firm providing start-to-finish service through preconstruction,
construction and warranty closeout.ACY provides construction management, general
and trade construction services for K-12, higher education, healthcare, federal and
other niche markets. The company is recognized for its integrity, reliability and
professional-quality services, and it delivers projects on time and within budget. ACY
promises to deliver start-to-finish services for each client, from pre-construction to
closeout, and values high quality, safety and reliability for bid-build and design-build
projects. The University of Florida, Orange County Public Schools and Greater
Orlando Aviation Authority are some of ACY’s clients.

Freedom Solutions
Freedom Solutions offers business process management solutions to various enterprises
to optimize their business and operational activities.The company applies outside-the-
box thinking combined with business process management, automation and people to
bring businesses new power, focus, clarity and profitability. The company’s business
model is to identify opportunities for competitive advantage and build automated
solutions that promote knowledge management, supply chain collaboration and real-
time performance improvement (RTPI).

GDKN Corporation
GDKN, established in 1993, provides staffing and technology services and solutions
across a broad spectrum of industries, such as utilities, healthcare, education, banking
and finance, manufacturing, travel/tourism, food/restaurant and e-commerce.
The company’s staffing solutions division has access to an unparalleled pool of
candidates from which its dedicated team rigorously screens and evaluates to ensure
ideal human resources are identified for each client’s unique needs. GDKN also
provides IT services and call-center solutions.
GDKN has many Fortune 500 companies and medium-size companies as clients
including Lockheed Martin, Schneider Electric, Honeywell, Cubecare, NextEra, UPS
and Knowledge Services.

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