PacStar, a leading developer and supplier of advanced communications
solutions, today announced that CEO Peggy Miller has been named a
finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2019 Award in the Pacific
Northwest region. Widely considered one of the most prestigious business
awards programs in the U.S., the program recognizes entrepreneurs and
leaders of high-growth companies who are excelling in areas such as
innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their
businesses and communities, while also transforming our world.
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PacStar CEO Peggy Miller (Photo: Business Wire)
Miller was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges.
Award winners will be announced at a special black tie gala event on
Friday, June 14 at the King Street Ballroom & Perch in Seattle, Wash.
“Being recognized as a finalist for this prestigious award is an honor
not just for me, but for the entire team here at PacStar,” Miller said.
“The success that we’ve had in growing this company to where it is today
was only possible because of the dedication and determination of all of
our employees who are helping to build products that save lives. Our
products are designed to enhance mission-critical communications for
incident response teams, government organizations, commercial customers,
and the U.S. military in rugged, remote locations around the world.”
Under Miller’s leadership, PacStar has won several multi-million dollar
U.S. government programs of record including U.S. Army T2C2, U.S.
Marines NOTM vehicle mount and NOTM Air network equipment, as well as a
number of other large contracts including U.S. Army Europe, Security
Force Assistance Brigades (SFAB), and Secure Wireless Command Post
(SWCP). U.S. military and government agency programs operating in 24
countries have adopted PacStar’s solutions as their standard. PacStar
has doubled company sales over the past four years and doubled
company-wide employment with most employees based at the company’s
headquarters in Portland, Oregon. PacStar’s manufactures its products in
Portland using U.S.-based and Northwest suppliers.
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Regional award winners are also eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur
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Pacific Star Communications, Inc. (PacStar) is a leading provider of
advanced communications solutions for a wide range of military,
intelligence and commercial applications. PacStar created and
manufactures COTS-based rugged, small form factor expeditionary and
mobile communications systems. Separately, it developed integrated,
network communications management software, IQ-Core® Software, for the
military, federal, state/local government and emergency responder
markets. The company’s patented IQ-Core® Software, hardware technology
and integrated solutions provide secure, command, control and
communications systems, particularly in remote or infrastructure starved
areas. In addition, PacStar’s communications systems are ideally suited
for commercial/industrial organizations with mission-critical field
communications requirements. For additional information, please visit https://pacstar.com,
LinkedIn and Twitter @pacstarcomm.