US Business Leadership Network Recognizes Newspaper Article Praising
Accomplishments of its Member, TecAccess
For Immediate Release
Contact: Katherine McCary
March 10, 2008
WASHINGTON, DC (March 10, 2008) – The US Business Leadership Network (USBLN®) announced today
that The Goochland Gazette has published, “Business Built on People,” detailing the inspiring story of one of its
members, TecAccess, an award-winning provider of accessible technology and workforce solutions.
TecAccess, Debra Ruh, Founder and President of TecAccess, currently serves on the USBLN® board of
directors, and has been a leading voice in Virginia promoting diversity in the workplace.
“We are honored to have one of our members, TecAccess, continuing to demonstrate its leadership on the
important issue of workplace diversity,” summarized Katherine McCary, Vice-President of SunTrust Bank
and Chair of the USBLN® board of directors. “The USBLN – together with large and small companies alike –
is leading the way in promoting a ‘business-to-business’ strategy that promotes best practices in hiring,
retaining, and marketing to people with disabilities.”
TecAccess is the leading provider of comprehensive accessible technology programs, disability employment
services, and marketing solutions that allow organizations to better serve the world´s largest and fastest growing
minority group of people with disabilities and the mature audience.
Gazette editor Brad Franklin describes TecAccess’ unique approach to accessibility and skilled workforce
made up of accessibility testers and consultants, many of whom have a wide range of disabilities.
“The biggest part was that we wanted to focus on how to include everyone,” explains Debra Ruh, founder and
President of TecAccess, in the article.
“How she went about doing that was as impressive as it was clever. Her company is one of the world’s leaders