Howard County Council Honors greeNEWit for Their Achievements

August 1, 2016 Written by  Comments Print

COLUMBIA, MD - Jon Weinstein, Dr. Calvin Ball, Jen Terrasa, Mary Kay Sigaty, and Greg Fox of the Howard County Council recognized local sustainable firm, greeNEWit for being selected as a top 100 small business in America. On June 20th, the Council hosted a ceremony at the George Howard Building located in Ellicott City, Maryland to honor greeNEWit for its contributions to making Howard County a better place to live and work.

Howard County Council Honors_greeNEWit press releaseJon Weinstein, Calvin Ball, Jen Terrasa, Mary Kay Sigaty, and Greg Fox of the Howard County Council and Co-Founder of greeNEWit Jason Jannati

The Council recognition comes on the heels of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce announcing greeNEWit as a winner of its annual DREAM BIG Blue Ribbon Small Business Awards®, recognizing 100 companies for their success and their contributions to America’s economic growth and vitality.

Selected from a record number of applicants from across the nation, greeNEWit was judged on strategic planning, employee development, customer service, and community involvement. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce also honored greeNEWit for exemplifying the strong American values of hard work, innovation, persistence, and entrepreneurship.

greeNEWit Co-Founder Matej Harangozo at the 2016 U.S. Chamber Small Business SummitgreeNEWit Co-Founder Matej Harangozo at the 2016-U.S. Chamber Small Business Summit

"As a small business-owner myself, I appreciate the tenacity it takes to succeed. greeNEWit's recognition as a top 100 Small Business in America by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is an amazing accomplishment,” said Vice Chair Weinstein. “greeNEWit's success is a reflection of their innovation, commitment to their industry, and the Howard County community."

To learn how greeNEWit can help you improve performance and lower operational costs across your portfolio, visit or call 866.994.7639.

About greeNEWit

greeNEWit’s mission is to develop real estate that produces power and grows food. Our belief is that this will make communities more resilient, sustainable, and economically prosperous. By working with residential, multifamily, and commercial real estate, greeNEWit has an expansive perspective on how end energy consumers understand, interact, and engage with their energy profile. With clients that include some of the most successful developers and managers of student, military, and multi-family housing, greeNEWit is a tech-enabled service business in the growing clean-tech space. Headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, greeNEWit is expanding nationwide. For more information, visit:

About Howard County Council

The County Council consists of five members who serve four-year terms and who, since 1986, have been elected from five separate districts. There is a three term limit for Council members. The elected members of the Council, serve as the county's legislative branch, as the Zoning Board, and as the Liquor Board. They also provide constituent services for residences in their district.

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