Cecelia James is the co-founder of C&C International Computers and Consultants, Inc. (C&C International), a Woman-Owned HUBZone technology company. Under Cecelia’s direction and leadership, C&C International has grown from a Dell Computer supplier and service provider with just two school districts in Florida, to a highly competitive corporation in the federal market space. As a certified Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB), HUBZone, and a Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB), C&C International has a stellar reputation as an Information Technology (IT) provider. Cecelia has a BS degree in Public Relations with a minor in Marketing from the University of North Texas.
Through her leadership C&C has successfully managed major contract awards with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), NASA (Kennedy Space Center), Department of Justice (DoJ/ Leidos), State of Florida Department of Motor Vehicles (Statewide Drivers License Project).
As the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer, Cecelia has worked tirelessly to ensure the company’s financial strength and position the company to grow its federal market share while maintaining its IT customer base in the state and local government and Florida School Districts. Cecelia is proactive in the day to day operations, as well as guiding C&C in this ever changing economy and marketplace.
Cecelia’s passion for business is equaled only by her concern for women and children. In her quest to ensure a better life for women, Cecelia currently serves on the Board of Directors for the nonprofit Bi-Wi (Because I’m Worth It!) International, Inc. which mentors young women in public schools to achieve their destiny through building self-worth and empowering participants to make better choices. Cecelia has volunteered in leadership positions for Aglow International, an International Christian women’s organization and her local church. Cecelia devotes her time not only to C&C International’s operations but lends her time and skills to various issues through her volunteer work. She has received numerous honors and awards for her professional and charitable efforts.