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5 Facts About Memorial Day

Memorial Day typically is the kick-off for the summer season with outdoor festivals, community gatherings, and pool events. As many will be celebrating the long weekend, it's important that we remember the reason for this holiday. It's to honor our fallen soldiers who have served our country. On that note, below are five facts about this important holiday. It's a Federal Holiday Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering those who lost their lives while serving our country. This day is often confused with Veterans Day, which is the day to honor all U.S. military veterans. Observed last Monday…

Gene Waddy Receives “Leader of the Future Award”

For Immediate Release, Press Contact: Teena Touch , teena.touch@nmsdc.org (212) 944-2430 x127 National Minority Supplier Development Council Honors Leaders in Supply Chain Diversity on May 17th Gene Waddy, CEO of Diversant, Among Honorees at Black-Tie Gala Event at New York Hilton’s Grand Ballroom On Wednesday, May 17th, the 2017 National Minority Supplier Development Council Leadership Awards will recognize the dynamic corporate executives, minority business owners and NMSDC affiliate council presidents for outstanding leadership that has a positive impact on their companies and resonates throughout the NMSDC network. The black-tie gala event at the New York Hilton will begin at 6:30pm, will include dinner…

Consultant Spotlight, Sujesh Kumar Balakrishnan Nair, Applications Systems Engineer

Sujesh Kumar, thank you for making a difference Sujesh Kumar is being honored for his significant contributions as an Applications Systems Engineer with one of our banking and financial services clients in North Carolina. He has been instrumental in helping our client “overcome hurdles, successfully accomplish objectives, and meet timelines to deliver a quality product.” Sujesh’s great work earned him a Change Agent Badge because of his “vision, persistence, open mindedness, leadership, and trust.” As an Applications Systems Engineer, one has to have a solid understanding of the world of internet and web applications. He also has to be able…

Consultant Spotlight, Doug Overman, Systems QA Analyst

Congratulations to Doug Overman for his outstanding achievement Doug Overman has been recognized by one of our banking and financial services clients in North Carolina for his valuable contributions to the team.  As a Systems QA Analyst, Doug has received consistent feedback from the project managers on his team regarding how well he is doing with managing high-level projects. He has been doing such a great job that the team started requesting him specifically for their projects. Working as a Systems QA Analyst requires one to be able to prioritize work, meet deadlines, achieve goals, and work under pressure in a complex environment.…

Consultant Spotlight, Kevin Tate, SharePoint Service Management Analyst

Congratulations to Kevin Tate for his excellent work Kevin Tate is recognized as a true asset to the team by one of our global bio-pharmaceutical clients in New Jersey.  Mr. Tate received high praise from many of his colleagues for his great work as a SharePoint Service Management Analyst. In this role, Kevin works in a fast-paced team environment to provide a high level of administration and service to multiple project teams. His ability to quickly solve challenges has been valuable in helping the team meet their project goals. Mr. Tate has been on his current assignment for almost three years by…

Consultant Spotlight, Grigori Eyramjyan, Agile Project Manager

Congratulations to Grigori Eyramjyan for providing excellent client service. Grigori Eyramjyan has been recognized for his great work by one of our banking and financial services clients in California. He earned the Star Performance award because of his "individual commitment and contributions to the firm-wide effort to provide excellent client service. As an Agile Project Manager, Grigori is responsible for coordinating resources and executing projects on-time and within budget. His ability to collaborate and communicate effectively to his team members and internal customers is greatly appreciated by our client. We are excited to acknowledge Grigori Eyramjyan for his outstanding achievements as part of our Consultant Spotlight Program.…

Consultant Spotlight, Mohammad H. Sabri, General Consultant

Congratulations to Mohammad Sabri for providing excellent support. Mohammad H. Sabri excels in his role as a General Consultant with one of our pharmaceutical clients in New Jersey.  Mr. Sabri is seen as a highly valued team member and continues to receive positive feedback from the business because of his excellent performance and level of professionalism. As an IT professional working within the pharmaceutical industry, Mohammad is responsible for protecting sensitive files and responding with a sense of urgency to help team members retrieve any loss data.  Our client shared this statement with Mohammad, "The business see your efficacy and quality in your work.…

Arizona Team Spreads Holiday Cheer to a Local School

Our Arizona office was able to spread some Christmas spirit to a local school that receives extensive support from the district including food for the children both during school hours and over the weekends and breaks. “Many of the families are going through tough financial times and struggle to provide food for their children. Because of this, the holidays are especially challenging with most children not receiving the presents and clothing that others enjoy,” stated Ken Waterbury, Account Manager. After learning about this situation, our team decided to take action to support the school with making this holiday season more cheerful…

Consultant Spotlight, Julianne Hrubant, Project Manager

Congratulations to Julianne Hrubant for providing high-quality support. Julianne Hrubant excels in her role as a project manager with our banking and financial services client. She was onboarded at the midway point of a project and was able to quickly advance through the learning curve to drive key deliverables. "She was always willing to take responsibility for assignments as most of the key players took turns to go on summer breaks! We will certainly welcome the opportunity to work with her on future projects." Julianne demonstrated the ability to earn her team's trust by delivering the required skills as an experienced project…

Honoring our Veterans by Sharing Their Stories.

In celebration of Veterans Day 2016, we are pleased to recognize our military members who have served and those who continue to make the ultimate sacrifice for our country.  Thank you for your contributions through your service.  We are also honored to have veterans supporting our clients by utilizing their technology and project management skills learned in the military.  A few of our working veterans took a few minutes to reflect and share their stories to highlight how they served our country.