Uncasville, CT, September 8, 2016 – Light Speed, LLC, was once again presented with the Supplier of the Year award, Category 1 by the Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council (GNEMSDC) in the GNEMSDC Annual Awards Banquet ceremony held at the Mohegan Sun Resort Wednesday September 7, 2016.

The award category, Category 1, recognizes Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) with sales under $1 million. Light Speed is a six-time recipient of the GNEMSDC Supplier of the Year Award. Additionally, a recipient of the CMSDC Supplier of the Year award in 2008 and the highly prestigious National MSDC Supplier of the Year Award (for the Northern Region) in 2007. Additionally, Light Speed was named one of the “Rising Stars” by the New Haven Business Journal. Light Speed will be once again submitted for national consideration to compete with other successful certified MBEs of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC).

The GNEMSDC is a non-profit affiliate of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC). Our membership consists of local and national Fortune 500 corporations, government agencies, universities, financial institutions, associations and organizations. Since 1976, GNEMSDC has provided services to these members and to our certified minority business enterprises (MBEs). The Council is governed by a Board of Directors and funded by corporate membership dues, certification fees, contributions, in-kind services and grants. The GNEMSDC serves the entire state of CT.

The husband and wife team of Carlton and Brenda Oneal are managing partners of Light Speed, LLC, a privately-owned education and communications firm founded in 2003. Light Speed specializes in leveraging the latest technology to take an educational or promotional opportunity and make it an impactful experience. Company deliverables take the form of eLearning course development and delivery, high impact multimedia videos, motion graphics, engaging Web site designs and development or Interactive PDFs.

The company is headquartered in Hamden, CT, and provides services to clients throughout the U.S. and abroad.