M.C. Dean Awarded 2012 Mayor’s Business Recognition Award
M.C. Dean, Inc. received the City of Baltimore’s 2012 Mayor’s Business Recognition Award for its outstanding community service and contributions to improve the city. M.C. Dean was recognized for providing Baltimore residents access to advanced job training opportunities through the electrical apprenticeship program hosted at the company's state-of-the-art facility in South Baltimore.
"We are dedicated to investing in the communities where we do business," said Bill Dean, President and CEO of M.C. Dean. "Workforce development and apprenticeship are part of this company's DNA. M.C. Dean is honored to be among the other award recipients who have done such great work for the City of Baltimore."
Partnering with the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Baltimore-Metro Chapter, M.C. Dean opened space in its Baltimore office in October 2012 to offer a well-resourced apprenticeship program conveniently located near Baltimore’s workforce. The facility offers cutting-edge classrooms, labs, equipment, and tools to students studying the electrical trade. The four-year apprenticeship program combines on-the-job training with classroom instruction to prepare apprentices for the high-demand field.
M.C. Dean believes apprenticeships and other employee-provided education are integral to succeeding in today’s workforce. Apprenticeship offers countless opportunities to M.C. Dean employees to expand their knowledge and exposure in technical fields. Today, M.C. Dean employs more than 500 electrical, telecommunications, and security systems apprentices, and holds the distinction of offering the largest corporate apprenticeship program of its kind.
About M.C. Dean, Inc.
M.C. Dean is the region's premier systems integrator for complex, mission-critical facilities, setting the industry standard for design-build-operate-maintain programs delivering proven energy efficiency and reliability in intelligent infrastructure, security, life-safety, telecommunications, and automation. M.C. Dean is based in Northern Virginia and has 30 offices worldwide. For more information, visit www.mcdean.com.