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Kimberly Citizen, Applied Development, Recognized As Top 100 MBE® Award Winner

Kimberly Citizen of Applied Development LLC selected to receive the distinguished 2013 Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise Award.


Baltimore, Maryland  October 15, 2013 – Kimberly Citizen of Applied Development LLC has been selected to receive the distinguished 2013 Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise Award.  The Top 100 MBE® ceremony is designed to acknowledge and pay tribute to outstanding women and minority business owners in Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware and the District of Columbia.  The Top 100 MBE® Award is given to enterprising women and minority entrepreneurs that fuel the region’s economy through their innovation, sacrifices, and dedication.  These business owners are living their dreams and making significant contributions to their clients, professions, industries and communities.

The awards ceremony is scheduled during Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s Supplier Diversity and Inclusion Week, on Wednesday, October 30th at 5:30 p.m. at the War Memorial located 101 Gay Street in downtown Baltimore. 

“It is a great honor to be recognized as a Top 100 MBE Award Winner,” said Kimberly Citizen. “I am humbled and grateful that the work that Applied Development has done over the years has positively impacted the business community of Baltimore, and I look forward to continuing to contribute for years to come.”

Applied Development LLC is a woman-owned, service disabled veteran-owned firm specializing in program and project management. The firm provides life cycle support to various projects spanning multiple disciplines, including technology, finance, urban planning, and real estate.

This year’s ceremony host organizations are the City of Baltimore; Caesars Entertainment and Horseshow Casino-Baltimore; BGE; Southwest Airlines; University of Maryland University College; and greiBO media.    

“The winners of this year’s Top 100 MBE Award exemplifies excellence and stability”, said Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Mayor of the City of Baltimore.  Kimberly Citizen represents the goals and aspirations of many entrepreneurs across the mid-Atlantic region.” 

To obtain tickets for the 2013 Top 100 MBE Awards Ceremony or for a complete listing of this year’s winners, please visit or call the Mayor’s Office of Minority and Women-Owned Business Development at 410.396.3818. 

For more information about Applied Development LLC, please visit or call 443.212.8387.        


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