TEI Founder, Adissa Barry, Receives Governor’s Citation Award for Commitment to the Economy and Community

TEI Founder, Adissa Barry, Receives Governor’s Citation Award for Commitment to the Economy and Community

Governor’s Citation Award

Get to know our owner, CEO, and President, Adissa Barry, better in this article about her recognition from the Governor’s Office and ABC Baltimore:Adissa Barry, Owner, President and CEO of TEI Electrical Solutions, was recently recognized by ABC Baltimore and the Governor Office. She served as a panelist for ABC Baltimore’s “ABCs of MWBE Certification Panel Discussion and Network.” The event featured an impressive panel of Minority and Business Owned Enterprise leaders. Barry was invited to shed light on her 26 years of experience in the day-to-day financial management of design and construction firms (with a specialty focus in construction accounting). Panelists shared advice and tips on obtaining and leveraging the Minority & Women Owned Business Certification. Attendees also had the opportunity to network with general and specialty contractors.


Adissa Barry was also awarded the Governor’s Citation Award from the Government’s Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs and Maryland’s business community. Barry was nominated by the Frederick County Office of Economic Development.  The award recognizes significant contributions to Maryland’s economy as a result of hard work, dedication, and commitment in pursuit of excellence and success for business, the community, and the state.


Barry established TEI in 2001 and has grown the company to annual revenues of $25 million. TEI has 80 100 employees with offices in Frederick and Baltimore. Barry manages TEI’s day-to-day financial operations, provides executive oversight on all TEI contracts in support of healthcare, research, DOD, and commercial facility design/build and design-bid-build projects. She supports her team by ensuring adherence to project goals, budgets and schedules.


Barry is just as committed to her community, devoting her time to Habitat for Humanity, several local churches, and youth programs. She recently worked with Project JumpStart to mentor Baltimore City residents in an 87-hour pre-apprenticeship training program. Five of those individuals are now proud employees of TEI. The entire TEI team celebrates Adissa Barry’s accomplishments and looks forward to continued prosperity and achievement.