VDart Inc. Wins Highest Honor, Supplier of The Year Award – Class IV at National Minority Supplier Development Council

VDart Inc. Wins Highest Honor, Supplier of The Year Award – Class IV at National Minority Supplier Development Council

VDart Inc, a global digital staffing and solutions provider was awarded by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) at their annual Conference and Business Opportunity Exchange as Class IV Supplier of the Year. Part of the NMSDC organization for seven years, VDart became a Corporate Plus member in 2016. At the annual conference, held this year in Detroit, October 23-25, the NMSDC gave out honors to member corporations and minority business enterprises for their contributions to the organization’s goals in fueling business opportunities for minority-owned companies of all sizes. The black-tie gala event was attended by major global corporations, minority business enterprises, and the VDart leadership team.

Louis Green, NMSDC’s interim president, congratulated the honorees, saying, “We are truly proud to recognize the leaders among our corporate members, and the individuals who work to advance minority supplier diversity and development; and to recognize, too, the outstanding minority business enterprises in our network for their business growth and development, operational success, support of other minority businesses and active participation in the community.”

VDart Inc., which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, has been consistently recognized by organizations such as the Atlanta Business Chronicle, Best and Brightest Places to Work, Inc. Magazine, and the Associate for Corporate Growth. President and CEO, Sidd, won Ernst and Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 Award in the Tech Services category, Southeast region. For two consecutive years, the Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council (GMSDC) has recognized VDart as Supplier of the Year Class III (2015) and Class IV (2016).

“We’re thrilled to be given this honor, and would not have achieved it without the support of the GMSDC. Their guidance and encouragement has allowed us to grow and flourish on the national stage,” President and CEO of VDart, Sidd, said.

In his acceptance speech, Sidd also thanked mentors Accenture and Delta Airlines for their invaluable support. He also singled out two other programs, aimed at building minority business, that have been instrumental in VDart’s growth — the Kellogg School of Management’s Advanced Management Education Program and Tuck School of Business’ Building Minority Business to Scale program.

The company continues to grow aggressively, with the addition of a new organization, VDart Digital, to focus uniquely on digital transformation services leveraging IoT and Blockchain to our customers globally.

NMSDC Suppliers of the Year awardees were grouped by Region (North, South, West and Central) and by Class – Class 1 for companies with annual sales of less than $1 million; Class 2, annual sales of $1 to $10 million; Class 3, $10 to $50 million in sales, annually; and Class 4, with annual sales greater than $50 million.

NMSDC’s Conference is the nation’s premier forum on minority supplier development. More than 6,000 corporate CEOs, procurement executives and supplier diversity professionals from the top multinational companies and international organizations, as well as leading Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American business owners, gathered to re-energize their collective efforts to develop and advocate for more vigorous participation by minority-owned firms in global corporate supply chains. For the host city, Detroit, the economic impact generated by the Conference is considerable: $7.5 million total, including an estimate of more than $1 million in state and local taxes and 1,400+ jobs supported.