Sevatec Founder & Chairman, Sonny Kakar, Named EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 Award Winner in the Mid-Atlantic Region

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Award recognizes entrepreneurial excellence in Government Services category

Sonny Kakar

Sonny Kakar, Sevatec Founder & Chairman

The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.

Sevatec, Inc. (Sevatec), a leading provider of Agile software, data, and cyber engineering solutions for the federal government, today announced that Sonny Kakar, Founder & Chairman, received the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 Award in the Government Services category in the Mid-Atlantic region.

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award program. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Mr. Kakar was selected by an independent panel of judges, and the award was presented at a black-tie gala at the Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner on June 15, 2016.

“It is such an honor to be chosen as a winner and to be in the company of such an exceptional group of entrepreneurs and leaders,” said Sonny Kakar. “I credit this recognition to the wonderful leaders across our firm who demonstrate every day what being a servant leader is all about. I thank my family for the loving support they provide me and to my faith for giving me the strength and discipline to work through challenges with integrity and honesty.”

Mr. Kakar’s perseverance, entrepreneurial spirit, and personal integrity supporting his team and community contributed to this recognition. He founded Sevatec in 2003 and worked tirelessly to grow the company into one of the fastest growing federal IT services companies.

As a Mid-Atlantic Region award winner, Mr. Kakar is now eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016 national program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur of the Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 19, 2016. The awards are the culminating event of the Strategic Growth Forum™, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies. The US Entrepreneur of the Year Overall Award winner then moves on to compete for the World Entrepreneur of the Year Award in Monaco in June 2017.

About Sevatec

Sevatec is a high-technology services firm specializing in Agile, data sciences, cyber engineering, and cloud solutions, leveraging experience and trusted talent to solve the federal government’s most pressing business and technical challenges. Sevatec has achieved CMMI Maturity Level 3 ratings for both Development (DEV) and Services (SVC) and maintains ISO 9001:2008, 20000-1:2011, and 27001:2013 certifications. In practice, Sevatec optimizes current industry best practices and incorporates Agile principles to accelerate performance and outcomes for their clients.

Sevatec was founded in 2003 on the concept of “Seva,” which means, “Inspired to Serve.” The mission, “Trusted Talent, Inspired to Serve, Partnered with Government, to Protect and Improve the Lives of Americans,” captures the essence of the firm’s culture. Their portfolio of mission-critical technology and consulting initiatives across the federal government supports 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://www.sevatec.com.

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