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State and Federal Communications, Inc. Named One of Top 100 Women-Owned Businesses in Ohio for 2017 and the Only One in Akron on the List by, in its Diversity Category

New York, – May 18, 2017 – At the 17th Annual OMNIKAL National Business Summit at The Harvard Club in New York City this evening, State and Federal Communications, Inc., and its President and CEO Ms. Elizabeth Z. Bartz, were honored as a Top 100 Women-Owned Business in Ohio, and the only one in Akron named to the list, a key diversity award distinction.

Each year OMNIKAL (formerly collects and compiles data that results in the ‘Top Businesses Lists’ on a State and National basis. More than 2 million businesses in the United States have the opportunity to participate in the annual OMNIKAL business survey. OMNIKAL selects winning companies after reviewing each entrant’s business profile, website, and gross annual sales.

According to OMNIKAL CEO and Founder Mr. Kenton Clarke, “These top privately-held companies are all distinguished by their progressive cultures and dynamic strategies.” State and Federal Communications, based in Akron, Ohio, was highlighted as a leading entrepreneur company in the U.S., and awarded a Top-100 Women-Owned Business diversity status for Ohio.

State and Federal Communications is the industry leader in providing comprehensive compliance publications and consulting services on lobbying and campaign finance laws for government relations professionals for Fortune 500 companies and other organizations.

Mr. Clarke explains that OMNIKAL’s “Top American Businesses Lists” offer the most comprehensive look at the strongest and largest segment of the United States economy – America’s privately held companies. These middle market companies are recognized and respected, having truly differentiated themselves in our ever-evolving inclusive marketplace.

State and Federal Communications, Inc., has won an “America's Top Business" award every year since 2008.

State and Federal Communications President and CEO Ms. Elizabeth Z. Bartz comments, “Being ranked highly with other leading companies across America is an achievement we are all proud of at State and Federal Communications. It shows our ongoing commitment to deliver quality government compliance information and consulting services to many companies, associations, and corporate and contract lobbyists. This award is an honor for our employees, clients, and the community where we live and work.”


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Ms. Elizabeth Z. Bartz, President and CEO of State and Federal Communications, Inc., is honored by OMNIKAL by being named a Top 100 Women-Owned Business in the State of Ohio, and the only company in Akron, Ohio with this distinction on this diversity list.

About State and Federal Communications, Inc.

Founded in 1993, State and Federal Communications, Inc. provides government compliance information and consulting to many of the Fortune 500 companies; to trade, labor, and professional associations; and to corporate and contract lobbyists in all 50 states. The firm's in-house staff of attorneys is expert in state, federal, and municipal laws regarding lobbying, political contributions, and procurement lobbying. The company distributes accurate, comprehensive, and timely information through online and printed resources, which its clients rely on to maintain compliance with laws in all 50 states, the federal government, and more than 125 municipalities. For more information, visit

State and Federal Communications, Inc., 80 South Summit Street, Suite 100, Akron, Ohio 44308 USA
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