Tra’Bian Enterprises is an Information Technology & Healthcare PPE Solutions provider headquartered in Dublin. The company is dedicated and committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce and providing the highest-quality personal protective equipment (PPE) for your business. TJ Johnson, Founder and President, tells us her “Why Dublin?” story and the value of establishing a business with diversity and inclusion at the core.
Q: Tell us about your company.
TJ Johnson: Tra’Bian Enterprises is an Information Technology & Healthcare Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Solutions provider. We enable your business with technology that helps you meet your goals for efficient and cost effective management Our clients count on technological expertise and IT guidance to deliver cost effective investments that minimize overall IT costs Our consulting services include Direct Hire Placement, Temporary/Contract, Temporary/Contract to Hire and Vendor on Premise solutions. We are a reliable source and offer consistent supplier of highest-medical quality personal protective equipment (PPE) to keep your workforce safe. WE offer Covid – 19 Testing Services and supplies.
Q: We ask this question of every business: Why Dublin?
A: Dublin is quaint, clean and has great shopping and a variety of options for dining. Dublin is also a hot spot of the small business community and hosts a number of resources that we utilized to launch a successful technology company. If you’re looking to start, expand and grow your business, the City of Dublin promotes diversity, inclusion, collaboration & partnership opportunities that have made us successful.
Q: You hold many certifications. Almost too many to list (Almost! See below for the list.) Talk about the benefits you’ve found in these certifications and why it is important for Tra’Bian to invest in diversity and inclusion efforts?
A: Having these incredible certifications allows Tra’Bian Enterprises exclusive access to corporate procurement landscape/agents, networking/training events, and direct introductions to small businesses and corporations. Our Certifications provide value, add credibility to our business and set our business apart in the marketplace and our industry.
Q: Why it is important for Tra’Bian to invest in diversity and inclusion efforts?
A: Tra’Bian Enterprises understands the importance of Cultural Diversity, and inclusion business cultures attract and retain a wider pool of talent. We focus on ethnic, racial and gender diversity in business. It not only breeds success, but companies with more diverse teams report higher earnings.
Q: As a small business, how have you managed during the pandemic? How has it changed the way you do business?
A: The impact of COVID-19 has been impactful. We are an Information Technology Staffing company and rely on companies to hire people. During the pandemic, our clients released 35% of our Consulting Teams. Tra’Bian Enterprises was Agile enough to pivot to Healthcare PPE Solutions. During the pandemic, a lifeline came in the form of funding through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, Economic Security (CARES) Act. Programs like that sustained us through these turbulent times.
Q: We know you are committed to giving back to the communities where you work, live and play. Tell us about some of your favorite or most meaningful philanthropic initiatives in Dublin.
A: Tra’Bian Enterprises understands the importance strengthening our communities. We support local Dublin businesses and partner with the entrepreneurial community where we reside at the Dublin Entrepreneurial Center (DEC). We invest and collaborate in vital partnerships that grow our business and support other DEC businesses.
Q: What are you most excited about in 2021?
A: The pandemic provided an acceleration in the use of technology & digitization and with the majority of the workforce working from home opened a new business paradigm. We are looking forward to engaging technology in new ways as we work to create a sustainable new normal.
Learn more about Tra’Bian Enterprises – https://trabianenterprises.com/
- National Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc. (NMSDC)
- State of Ohio Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)
- State of Ohio Encouraging Diversity, Growth and Equity (EDGE)
- Small Diverse Business (SDB)Woman Owned and Minority Owned
- Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (SBD)United States Small Business Administration (Women-Owned Small Business Certification (EDWOSB)
- State of Pennsylvania – Small Diverse Business (SDB)
- Ohio Department of Transportation (DBE)
- Ohio Department of Transportation (SBE)
- Franklin County
- Columbus Public City Schools – LEDE
Tra’Bian Enterprises is an Information Technology & Healthcare Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Solutions provider.