Sevatec President & CEO, Sonny Kakar, Receives 2014 Minority Business Leader Award

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Washington Business Journal Recognizes Sonny Kakar for Outstanding Leadership and Community Service

Fairfax, Virginia, February 17, 2014: Sevatec, Inc. (Sevatec) announced today that Sonny Kakar, Sevatec President & CEO, has been named a 2014 Minority Business Leader by the Washington Business Journal. The Minority Business Leader Awards program recognizes the top 25 most successful and influential minority executives and business owners in the Greater Washington region based on demonstrated business success over the past 12 to 18 months. Nominations were judged based on professional accomplishments, community leadership, philanthropy, as well as awards and milestones.

“This award comes at an exciting time for Sevatec as we mark a major milestone and celebrate our 10-year anniversary,” said Sonny Kakar. “I am extremely humbled to reflect on our past successes and be included in this exceptional group of professional and community leaders in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.”

Sonny Kakar founded Sevatec in 2003 on the concept of “Seva” or “a commitment to serving others.” Now in its 10th year of serving the federal government, Sevatec has successfully graduated from the SBA 8(a) program and has become one of the nation’s fastest-growing small businesses. As Sevatec continues to expand, Sonny Kakar remains focused on serving the community. He is actively involved with advocacy groups such as The Sikh Research Institute and the Sikh Coalition, and organizes community service events for employees, including Blue Jeans Fridays and clothing drives.

The Washington Business Journal will recognize the 7th Annual Minority Business Leader Awards winners and celebrate the successes of diversity in the Greater Washington region at a cocktail reception on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at the Ritz-Carlton in Washington, D.C. The Minority Business Leader honorees will also be profiled in the Washington Business Journal.

About Sevatec

Sevatec, a high-technology services firm, serves our country by engaging trusted talent and leveraging technology innovation to overcome the federal government’s most pressing challenges. We provide cutting-edge web and mobile technology solutions, rapidly developed custom and COTS software applications, data analytics and business intelligence solutions, and end-to-end infrastructure and security support across the federal government. Complementing these technical skills, our industry experts perform management consulting, human capital, and training services to ensure agencies thrive during technology and organizational changes. Sevatec has achieved multiple industry certifications including CMMI Maturity Level 3 ratings for both Development (DEV) and Services (SVC) and is also an ISO 9001:2008 certified company.

Sevatec was founded in 2003 on the concept of “Seva”, which means “a commitment to serving others”. We attract and retain trusted talent to partner with our government customers and engage in projects that serve to protect and improve the lives of Americans. Our portfolio of clients includes mission-critical technology and consulting initiatives across the federal government including Homeland and Law Enforcement Agencies, Department of Defense, Department of Transportation, Department of State, and multiple Civilian Departments and Agencies.

To learn more about Sevatec, please visit http://sevatec.com.