Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) July 21, 2009
Virtelligence, a leader in solution driven consulting, has been recognized by the Midwest Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC) as Class II Supplier of the Year.
To be included in the Class II category, certified minority suppliers must have annual sales of between $1 million and $10 million. Points are awarded on a strictly defined system including history, growth and development of the company; quality of products and services; MBE to MBE purchases; and community involvement and major accomplishments.
"Virtelligence believes that a spirit of diversity makes sound business sense that enriches our work, clients and communities," explained remarked Akhtar Chaudhri, CEO of Virtelligence. "We also believe that our growth comes from our collaboration with other minority and women-owned business enterprises."
The MMSDC is one of 39 regional councils of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), the nation's leading organization for minority business development. The NMSDC and its regional councils serve as a direct link between corporate America and minority owned businesses. There are 3,600 corporate members throughout the NMSDC network, including most of America's largest publicly owned, privately owned and foreign owned companies, as well as universities, hospitals and other buying institutions.
About Midwest Minority Supplier Development Council
The Midwest Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC) helps connect minority-owned businesses and corporations throughout the Twin Cities community, the State of Minnesota, and North and South Dakota. It promotes an exchange of information between corporate members and Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) to ensure proper partnering, fit and cooperation. The MMSDC is one of 39 regional councils of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) in New York, NY and is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
Virtelligence is a privately held premier IT consulting firm that offers solution advisory and IT consulting services to payers, providers and life science organizations nationwide. The company offers a unique consulting model providing an implementation-oriented partnership with clients, a work environment that offers colleagues a path for professional growth and personal challenge unequalled in the industry. Founded in 1998, Virtelligence has national offices in Minneapolis, California, Ohio and Florida and a client roster that includes the nation's most prominent healthcare organizations.
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