News & Updates

PROARC, INC. Achieves Select Tier Services Partner Status Within the AWS Partner Network

White Marsh, MD – September 13, 2023 – PROARC, INC., (PAI) announced it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Select Tier Services Partner status within the AWS Partner Network (APN). AWS Select Tier Services Partners are organizations recognized for proven technical expertise and demonstrated customer experience. This designation encompasses dedicated staff obtaining advanced certifications and an understanding of Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) best practices for effective delivery of AWS services.

To attain AWS Select Tier Services Partner status, PROARC, INC. met several AWS technical requirements, including AWS certifications, capabilities, and implementations, as well as AWS technical and business professional training accreditations.

Many customers have already benefited from fully managed VDI services on Amazon WorkSpaces as well as full-stack web and mobile applications developed using AWS Amplify with Amazon Route53 for custom domains. “We are excited about achieving the AWS Select Tier Services Partner status and growing our public sector Big Data and Analytic niche Cloud Solution Provider offering using AWS services for national, defense and state public sectors,” said Renee Watson, co-founder, and chief executive officer of PROARC.

“Over the years my relationship with PROARC, INC. has been invaluable. Whether it was when I needed to source new technology vendors or determine how best to approach a market challenge, they were more than willing to lend their unique perspectives and expertise…” -Trey Brady, CEO Flava Consulting

As an APN member, PROARC is part of a global network of 100,000 AWS Partners from more than 150 countries working with AWS to provide innovative solutions for customers’ complex technology needs.


Agile in Everything We Do

PROARC, INC. is a certified 8(a) and EDWOSB business offering niche Cloud Solutions and Technology Consulting services.

Experts in developing and deploying innovative Big Data & Analytic architectures. We provide reliable, secure, and cost-effective solutions that can help businesses maximize the value of their data. With our expertise, organizations can gain insights into their data and drive business decisions that will help them stay competitive in today’s ever-changing market.


PROARC, INC. Attends CRMSDC’s Annual Meeting

December 8, 2022 – PROARC, INC. attended the Capitol Region Minority Supplier Diversity Council’s (CRMSDC) Annual Meeting at the Fannie Mae building in Reston, VA. We are excited about being a newly certified member and look forward to growing our business by utilizing the many services offered by the council!

PROARC, INC. | Microsoft Partner | Silver Small and Midmarket Cloud Solutions

October 27, 2022 – PROARC, INC. has obtained Silver Small and Midmarket Cloud Solutions provider status as a Microsoft Partner and announces their new offering of All Cloud Microsoft 365 Business and Azure Virtual Desktop solutions. Contact Us Today and get started with your cloud migration for enhanced collaboration and empowered personal computing!

THE BOW COLLECTIVE Inaugural Conference and Award Lunch

February 3, 2022 – PROARC, INC. President/CEO, Renee Watson, was proud to participate in the Inaugural  Conference of the Black, Owner & Women’s Collective, also known as THE BOW COLLECTIVE, as a Sister Business Owner (SBO) member.  THE BOW COLLECTIVE is a 501(c)(3) organization created to bring awareness, business, and capital to black-owned and operated businesses by women with gross annual revenue of $1 million or more. THE BOW COLLECTIVE is featured in the January 2022 issue of Black Enterprise magazine.


PROARC Attends 2019 MWBC Annual Award Lunch

October 17, 2019 – PROARC, INC. was a table sponsor at the  Maryland Women’s Business Center annual award luncheon in Rockville, MD. We invited 3 aspiring young women entrepreneurs from the Baltimore Year Up program. All had a wonderful afternoon networking with women small business owners and supporting organizations. This was an empowering and motivating event, congratulations to all of the award winners! 

PROARC – MWBC Minority Woman Business of the Year!

PROARC has benefitted from MWBC business counseling received over the past four years. We first contacted Bowie MWBC, when we were considering our Maryland MBE/DBE certification. Our advisor met with us and helped ensure that we were prepared for discussions with MDOT. This helped in our success in becoming certified.

We also came to the Bowie MBWC when we were working on our 8(a) application submittal. We obtained our certification at the end of 2016. This enabled PROARC to participate in 7(j) training and completed a seven-month SBA Emerging Leaders course.

PROARC President/CEO, Renee Watson, was a guest speaker for the MWBC “Understanding Your Market” event in August of 2017, we participated in the more recent “Doing Business with Northrup Grumman” event, an attended the 2018 Women’s Business Day program in Annapolis, MD.

Photo provided by MWBC
Photo provided by MWBC

2018 Year UP Leadership Summit in New York City

October 10, 2018 –  The PROARC, INC. Senior Leadership Team participated in the Year UP 2018 Leadership Summit in New York, NY. During the two-Day Summit, they heard motivational Year Up Senior Leadership and fellow stakeholders discuss advances towards closing the Opportunity Divide for talented Opportunity Youth. Returning with new networks and inspiration to provide continued support of Baltimore Opportunity Youth as Year Up local board members.

Year UP 2018 Annual Leadership Summit

Baltimore Year Up Jazz Fundraiser

September 16, 2018 – The Baltimore’s Year Up “Evening of Jazz” provided fantastic views, music, and fun for the PROARC Team! The annual event was held at the Baltimore Museum of Industry and featured musical Jazz artist Chelsey Green and the Green Project. PROARC sponsored a table in support of helping Year Up close the Opportunity Divide for talented Baltimore youth.

Baltimore Year Up 2018 Evening of Jazz Fundraiser