Former NY Chair and current Senior Board ‎Member, Colman Lydon, attended the Secretary  of State's Awards for Corporate Excellence, ACE Awards, in Washington DC, on March 1st.

Honorees and finalists enjoyed a lavish breakfast reception and awards ceremony, at the State Department's Harry S. Truman building, with key messages and remarks from Secretary Kerry, ‎Assistant Secretary Rivkin and Under Secretary Novelli.

Mr Lydon remarked, "In the decade, or so, that I've lived in the United States, I have found the idea of both doing good and doing well, in pursuit economic endeavor and entrepreneurship, is recognized and rewarded, at the highest levels of the political spectrum. This is incredibly inspiring."