WHEREAS, Arcata Associates, Inc. was founded in 1979 by Buck W. Wong, who retired in 1993 and transitioned leadership of the company to his son, Tim Wong, who has served as President and CEO for the past 26 years; and
WHEREAS, Arcata has become a premier Family-Owned Nevada based Aerospace Defense Company, employing more than 500 individuals in seven states and Washington, D.C.; and
WHEREAS, Arcata has been widely recognized for their role in supporting the U.S. Department of Defense, including the Nevada Test and Training Range at Nellis Air Force Base, the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, and the Office of the Secretary of Defense; and
WHEREAS, Arcata is the only company to be recognized by NASA four times, two times as NASA Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year and two times as the NASA Small Business Subcontractor of the Year; and
WHEREAS, the State of Nevada is proud to recognize and celebrate Arcata Associates, Inc., on 40 years of innovation, integrity, achievement, quality, and a proven commitment to our community;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, STEVE SISOLAK, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim December 9, 2019, as a day in recognition of
THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF ARCATA ASSOCIATES, INC.