The Resource Connection, Inc. (TRC), a temporary help/staffing services firm with offices in Middleton and Boston, MA, has been recognized as a 2017 Top 100 Business recipient in three categories by OMNIKAL (formerly, the nation’s largest inclusive business organization, built to empower all entrepreneurs, and small to medium sized businesses . The Resource Connection, Inc. ranked 26th of the Top 100 Women Owned Businesses in Massachusetts, 40th of the Top 100 Diversity Owned Businesses in Massachusetts, and 95th of the Top 100 Privately Held Businesses in Massachusetts. This is the sixth year in a row that TRC has been recognized in various categories on the annual list.

Each year OMNIKAL collects and compiles the data that creates the “Top Businesses Lists” on a State and National basis. The data is used to determine the top businesses and the most successful entrepreneurs across the United States, setting the foundation for awarding its “Top 500” nationally.

Since 1999, OMNIKAL has been recognized as the “Gold Standard of corporate excellence in diversity and inclusion.” OMNIKAL is the nation’s largest inclusive business organization representing the voice of over 2,000,000 business owners, made up of a wide variety of American companies including many of the Fortune 100.  The OMNI500 initiative seeks to raise the profile of entrepreneurs who remain committed to strengthening the competitive national landscape and rebuilding the future.

“No matter what circumstances, these men and women continue to build successful business relationships. They also continue to create an atmosphere of pride, camaraderie and confidence among their family, customers and communities they serve,” says OMNIKAL.

“We are very proud to be recognized again this year and to be in the company of so many outstanding businesses. Fostering Inclusion and diversity is not only the right thing to do, but a critical competitive advantage in today’s marketplace,” said Janet Santa Anna, TRC’s president and CEO.

The Resource Connection, Inc. (TRC) is a full service staffing company specializing in temporary, temp-to-hire, and direct placement of office, administrative, legal, accounting, finance, customer service and human resources personnel. Founded in 1987 by Janet Santa Anna, President/CEO, and Sallyann Tomarchio, TRC is celebrating its 30th year in business.  TRC is certified as a woman-owned business (WBE) by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).