HBJ releases that ICON Information Consultants, LP, has earned the top spot as the largest women-owned business in the area for three consecutive years. 

October 23, 2018

HOUSTON, Texas, October 23, 2018— ICON Information Consultants, LP, has earned the top spot as the largest women-owned business in the area for three consecutive years. The Houston Business Journal released their list of Largest Houston-Area Women-Owned Businesses for the 2017 fiscal year, and again gave the top spot to ICON Consultants, a provider of human capital solutions, consulting, payroll and professional services.

“As a certified Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) since 2001, we are proud to continue earning the highest spot in the HBJ list of largest Houston-area woman-owned businesses,” said Pamela Chambers O’Rourke, Founder and CEO. She continued, “it is always an honor to be included in such an accomplished group of women in the Houston area.”

As a women-owned business and supporter of women’s success, O’Rourke and ICON Consultants have received numerous awards. In 2011 she was inducted into the WBE Hall of Fame by the American Institute of Diversity and Commerce (AIDC). Others include the WBENC Women of Distinction (2017), WBENC WBE Star Award (2008), WBC-Southwest’s WBE Advocate of the Year Award (2013) and WBE of the Year for the over $5-million category (2011 and 2013); the WBEA Supplier of the Year (over $10 million) in 2014 and 2010, and the WBEA Woman Advocate of the Year in 2009. ICON Consultants has been an active participant and supporter of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), a tremendous resource and a strong advocate for women-owned businesses.

A native Houstonian, O’Rourke received her Management Information Systems (MIS) degree from the University of Houston, where she was recognized in 2016 with a Distinguished Alumni Award at The University of Houston Alumni Association 62nd Annual Awards Gala. The award is presented to alums whose professional accomplishments bring prestige to the university. O’Rourke has received other business awards over the years, including the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 2005 “Women in Business Champion of the Year” and the “Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2009 Award” in the Business Services and Staffing category for the Houston and Gulf Coast Area. She has been awarded annually in the 50 Fastest-Growing WomenOwned/Led Companies list by the Women Presidents’ Organization and American Express since their inception in 2005. 

About ICON Consultants

ICON Information Consultants, LP, headquartered in Houston, Texas, specializes in identifying and recruiting highly qualified Information Technology, Accounting, Finance, HR, Procurement, “professionals” at all levels/skills. Our services include Human Capital solutions, consulting and payroll, as well as a specialized project management division. ICON Information Consultants, LP, has gained its superior reputation by focusing its efforts on excellent customer service to our clients, timely and thorough responses and high values and ethics throughout the company. As a result, we have reached a “Top Tier” or preferred vendor status for most of our clients. For more information, visit www.ICONconsultants.com.