Louisiana Region Small Business Administration (SBA) selected Genesis 360, LLC as the 2022 8(a) Firm of the Year for Louisiana. The award was given at the 8(a) Annual Retreat in July in New Orleans. An 8(a) firm is a small business that is owned and operated by socially and economically disadvantaged citizens and that has been accepted into the 8(a) Business Development Program.
Earlier this year, Craig Stevens was selected as SBA Business Person of the Year for 2022 by Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Company President, Craig Stevens stated “We are honored for being recognized for another prestigious award from SBA. This is an example of the great team we have that has always been true to our core values of integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.”
ABOUT GENESIS 360: The mission of Genesis 360 is to put its track record of excellence to work for its federal and commercial clients, allowing them to focus on their core business. As a one-stop shop for construction, grounds maintenance, building maintenance, and IT Services. Genesis 360 serves organizations across the United States. Currently Genesis 360 has offices in downtown Baton Rouge, Houston, and Maryland.
BIOGRAPHY: Craig Stevens is an Opelousas, Louisiana native and the owner of Genesis 360. After 25 years of service in the US Air Force serving in the 93rd Bomb Squadron. Craig retired as a Captain and started Genesis 360, LLC in 2011. His first job was striping parking lots at shopping centers, after which he was asked to perform other tasks such as painting, sign removals, and lawn service. When the property managers asked Craig to perform construction services, his “aha” moment happened. Commercial clients wanted a “one stop shop” for maintenance and construction services. Craig proceeded to get his Commercial and Residential Construction licenses and the rest is history.
Craig is certified as 8(a), Service-Disabled Veteran, and HUBZONE. The long-term goal for Genesis 360 is to become the “Amazon” of maintenance, construction, and IT Services in the federal and commercial arena by continuing as a one stop shop for these critical services. Craig has a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology and is also a graduate of Leadership Ascension & New Orleans Emerging Leaders. He is a very proud supporter of the community as he served on the board for the Food Bank, Boys & Girls Club, Dream Teachers, BREC, Home Builders Association of Greater Baton Rouge, Ascension Chamber of Commerce, Better Business Bureau, and LABI. Craig is also a C100 Member, Rotarian, and a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity