Top Black Entrepreneurs of the 2012 Inc. 5000

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Janice Adams, Founder and CEO

JMA Solutions
Washington, D.C.

No. 128
2011 Revenue: $10.6 million
Three-Year Growth: 2,546%

After 23 years of service in the Air force, Janice Adams went into the consulting business and in 2003 founded her own company, JMA Solutions, which provides financial management, IT service, and systems and concept engineering to the federal government. The service-disabled vet credits her military experience with her management skills. She works with a team of fellow veterans and describes JMA solutions as a family. The company dropped from its No. 45 rank on the 2011 Inc. 5000 list.