26 Jul 2012
“For nearly three decades, the HispanicBusiness 500® has served as a barometer of the U.S. Hispanic economy. The 500 directory highlights a range of successful companies (HispanicBusiness).” SBG is proud to have once again made the list, with its hard work, and dedication to becoming a leader within its industry.
“In documenting the progress of Hispanic entrepreneurs, the HispanicBusiness 500® has given a voice to small business entrepreneurs. For all those involved in the U.S. Hispanic economy, the HispanicBusiness 500® provides a measure of performance and progress (HispanicBusiness).”
SBG Technology Solutions is one of the twenty-two companies that made the HispanicBusiness Top 500 list from the state of Virginia.
“It’s an extraordinary honor in today’s tough business environment to be recognized for the great work our team has accomplished. My business associates have performed extremely well in working with our clients to support their very important needs. We pride ourselves in providing quality support to our customers, and that alone makes all the difference in the world. I couldn’t be more proud of them!” -President & CEO, Carlos Del Toro
HispanicBusiness established itself back in 1983. “Looking back, the nation’s Hispanic population was a third its current size (HispanicBusiness).” Now in 2012, “In addition to providing current business-related news, HispanicBusiness covers the growth of the U.S. Hispanic market, economic trends within the Americas, best business practices, and career development opportunities, delivering research-driven content to the nation’s top policy makers and power brokers (HispanicBusiness).” It is an honor and a privilege to be ranked amongst the best on the HispanicBusiness Top 500 list.
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March 27, 2012 Amy LaMarca 571-257-0996
GSA Awards VETS GWAC Contract to American Veterans, LLC
Stafford, VA – American Veterans, LLC, in conjunction with SBG Technology Solutions, Inc., a rapidly growing SBA certified 8(a) and Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business providing a broad range of administrative, IT, engineering, and educational support program solutions, was recently awarded the GSA Veterans Technology Services (VETS) Government-wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) contract. A GWAC is a pre-competed, multiple-award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract that federal government agencies can use to buy products and services.
VETS is a small business set-aside GWAC that provides access to IT solutions such as systems design, software engineering, information assurance, and enterprise architecture solutions from a qualified, diverse pool of service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses. With a $5 billion program ceiling and a five-year base period with one five-year option, VETS provides the opportunity for government agencies to do long-term planning of large-scale program requirements while strengthening opportunities for service-disabled, veteran-owned small businesses.
As a prime contractor for VETS GWAC, American Veterans has provided IT services and solutions for a variety of federal agencies, including the U.S. Departments of Defense, and Veterans Affairs (VA).
American Veterans’ CEO, Carlos Del Toro stated that, “The VETS GWAC base period was a huge boost for SBG and allowed us, along with our VETS GWAC teammates, to take proven and practical solutions developed for Department of Defense agencies and expand them into the larger federal space. This VETS GWAC renewal will allow us to continue on that path, offering innovative and budget-friendly solutions to more government agencies while continuing to be a reliable source of IT services for our existing federal customers.”
American Veterans’ GSA Vets GWAC Contract Number is GS-06F-0524Z. American Veterans is a Prime Contractor for the VETS GWAC in Functional Area 2 (Information Systems Engineering) until February of 2017.
American Veterans, LLC provides proven state-of-the-art technology, products, and services to meet customer requirements in a wide variety of management, administrative, engineering and scientific applications. “We are always seeking new opportunities and strategic partners, and would welcome inquiries from companies interested in the potential of this vehicle or our capabilities in general,” said Tom Felten, Vice President for Business Development.
For further information on SBG Technology Solutions and American Veterans or the VETS GWAC contract vehicle, please contact:
1000 North Payne Street, Suite 300
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
American Veterans, LLC Receives 2009 Best of Business Award
Small Business Commerce Association’s Award Honors the Achievement
SAN FRANCISCO, November 7, 2009, American Veterans, LLC has been selected for the 2009 Best of Business Award in the Engineering services category by the Small Business Commerce Association (SBCA)
The Small Business Commerce Association (SBCA) is pleased to announce that American Veterans, LLC has been selected for the 2009 Best of Business Award in the Engineering services category.
The SBCA 2009 Award Program recognizes the top 5% of small businesses throughout the country. Using statistical research and consumer feedback, the SBCA identifies companies that we believe have demonstrated what makes small businesses a vital part of the American economy. The selection committee chooses the award winners from nominees based off statistical research and also information taken from monthly surveys administered by the SBCA, a review of consumer rankings, and other consumer reports. Award winners are a valuable asset to their community and exemplify what makes small businesses great.
About Small Business Commerce Association (SBCA)
Small Business Commerce Association (SBCA) is a San Francisco based organization. The SBCA is a private sector entity that aims to provide tactical guidance with many day to day issues that small business owners face. In addition to our main goal of providing a central repository of small business operational advice; we use consumer feedback to identify companies that exemplify what makes small business a vital part of the American economy.
SOURCE: Small Business Commerce Association
Alexandria, VA, September 6, 2011 – Carlos Del Toro has been selected as the Minority Small Business Person of the Year for Region III of the country by the US Small Business Administration. Mr. Del Toro is the president and CEO of SBG Technology Solutions – an 8(a) SDVOSB headquartered in Alexandria, VA providing IT, functional, and program support for a wide variety of Government clients across the country.
This selection was made in anticipation of this year’s 29th annual Minority Enterprise Development Week conference to be held in Washington DC from September 27th through the 30th. Co-hosting this conference are the US Small Business Administration and the Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency.
In hosting top minority small business owners from across the nation for discussions of issues in the field, emerging legislature, and shared experiences, the conference will be recognizing top business persons from each of the 10 regions of the country. These are leaders and innovators from various backgrounds who will be recognized for their accomplishments by the SBA.
As the selection for Region III, Mr. Del Toro was chosen among candidates from DC, Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. Of these 10 regional selections, a single business person will be selected at this year’s conference to be named the National Minority Small Business Person of the Year.
GSA Awards 8(a) Stars II Contract to SBG Technology Solutions, Inc.
Stafford, Virginia – August 20, 2011 – SBG Technology Solutions, Inc., a rapidly growing SBA certified 8(a) and Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business providing a broad range of administrative, IT, engineering, and educational support program solutions, was recently awarded the GSA 8(a) STARS II contract.
GSA 8(a) STARS II is a is a ten year, $10 billion Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) designed for the procurement of Information Technology (IT) equipment and services. Thousands of IT companies submitted proposals and after virtually two years of evaluations and pricing adjustments, the GSA selected 599 firms that met stringent criteria including competitive pricing, technical proficiency, and industry credentials.
The 8a STARS II GWAC is in addition to multiple government vehicles already awarded to SBG, including but not limited to VETS GWAC, GSA MOBIS, and multiple Indefinite Delivery / Indefinite Quantity contracts with the US Army, the Army National Guard, the Internal Revenue Service, and others.
Utilization of this contract vehicle will assist federal agencies in meeting directives around Strategy, Technology, Transparency, and Operations in addition to full lifecycle program and project management solutions that protect each agency’s most valuable assets – people, programs, and performance. “SBG is pleased to be an awardee of the 8(a) STARS II GWAC. We are one of the fastest growing small businesses in the country, and this award reinforces that we have maintained our reputation for excellence and commitment to total customer satisfaction throughout,” said Carlos Del Toro , President and CEO.
SBG Technology Solutions provides proven state-of-the-art technology, products, and services to meet customer requirements in a wide variety of management, administrative, engineering and scientific applications. SBG also provides the professional support services necessary to manage those complex requirements, and consulting services to capture, launch, and manage such programs. “We are always seeking new opportunities and strategic partners, and would welcome inquiries from companies interested in the potential of this vehicle or our capabilities in general,” said Tom Felten, Vice President for Business Development.
The Commonwealth of Virginia Senate Committee on Rules is pleased to announce the appointment of Carlos Del Toro to the Commonwealth Competition Council.
The Commonwealth Competition Council was created by the General Assembly as a part of the Virginia Government Competition Act of 1995 and is an outgrowth of the Commission on Government Reform. Finding better and less costly ways to provide government services for Virginia’s citizens are principal goals of state government. Efforts are focused on reducing the size and scope of government activity, especially in areas where the services or products of government can best be provided by the private sector. While the Council recommends to the Governor and General Assembly alternative ways of providing traditional government services, state government’s ability to protect the health, safety and welfare of its citizens will not be diminished by any of the Council’s recommendations. The Council further emphasizes that it will suggest ways of minimizing any adverse impact of privatization upon state employees.
The CCC is an independent advisory body within the executive branch of Virginia’s state government. It is one of 20 boards, commissions, and councils within the executive branch permitted by the Code of Virginia to have legislators serve on it.
The Council is made up of 15 members appointed by the Governor, the Speaker of the House of Delegates, and/or the Senate Committee on Rules. In addition to legislators, appointees are from executive branch employees and private sector members of which two must be members of the Small Business Commission.
For additional information on the Council’s legislation, including its 10-point mission, you are invited to review Sections 2.2-2620 through 2.2-2625 of the Code of Virginia. Please see legislation pages for those Code sections.
Washington, D.C.- Five Virginia businesses were chosen as U.S. Chamber of Commerce Blue Ribbon Small Business Award winners. The award recognizes their excellent business practices and the commitment made to their employees, customers, and community.
“Winners of the Blue Ribbon Small Business Award exemplify the great success that can be achieved through the American free enterprise system,” said U.S. Chamber President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue. “These Virginia businesses are innovators that will help lead the state out of this recession, create new jobs, and get our economy moving again.”
The Blue Ribbon Small Business Award, sponsored by Sam’s Club, is designed to recognize businesses that demonstrate excellent practices in several areas, including strategy, employee development, community involvement, and customer service.
In Virginia, these businesses included:
Fine Earth, LLC
SBG Technology Solutions
MTC Transformers, nominated by Joint Industrial Development Authority of Wythe County
“This award is about more than recognizing financially successful businesses, ” said Donohue. “It’s about honoring those that show a commitment to their employees, sound business practices, and bettering their communities. These Virginia businesses have made that commitment, and the Chamber is proud to recognize their contributions.”
This year’s 75 Blue Ribbon winners were selected from a record number of nationwide applicants and will be honored at America’s Small Business Summit 2010, May 17-19, in Washington, D.C. On March 15, seven of the Blue Ribbon businesses will be announced as award finalists, and one will be named the DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year during America’s Small Business Summit. The winner will be presented with a $10,000 cash prize courtesy of Sam’s Club.
Blue Ribbon businesses are also eligible for the Community Excellence Award, decided by online public voting, March 1-12. In addition, 25 Free Enterprise Honorees were commended for their strong business practices and contributions to the economy.
To learn more about America’s Small Business Summit, visit http://www.uschambersummit.com.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business federation representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations.
12 Feb 2010
SBG partner MAT, Inc. was today awarded an IDIQ contract in support of Army Human Resources.
This proposed IDIQ acquisition will provide support for the full life cycle of non-personal personnel services to Defense personnel communities, including defense civilian employees, military members (Active, Guard and Reserve), military families, veterans, and retirees.. Support to the Army’s HR communities policies, programs, and systems will focus on the following functional areas: business planning and research and evaluations.
The Contractor shall provide Studies and Analysis support services related to human resource services and activities. The breadth of support includes Army Human Resource (HR) activities and could encompass more of Department of Defense HR activities during the life of the contract.
SBG Technology Solutions, Inc. is a member of the MAT, Inc. IDIQ team.
20 Jan 2010
Stafford – SBG TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS, INC. (SBG) announced today that in recognition of the economic power of multicultural businesses, DiversityBusiness.com recently named SBG TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS, INC. in three Top Small Business categories. Launched in 1999, DiversityBusiness, with over 48,000 members, is the largest organization of diversity owned businesses throughout the United States that provide goods and services to Fortune 1000 companies, government agencies, and colleges and universities.
This trio of awards ranked SBG TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS, INC. in the following order:
• 63rd among the Top 100 Diversity Owned Businesses in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
• 60th among the Nation’s Top 100 Service Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses in the United States.
• 175th among the Nation’s Top 500 Veteran Owned Businesses in the United States
Both the Div500 and Div100 are the 10th annual listings of the nation’s small businesses. The companies listed in each of these divisions represent the top multicultural earners country-wide, and challenges the long-held notion that small business is insignificant. Members of each division are sought after by major corporations wishing to increase spending with small and diversity owned companies.
SBG will be presented with the awards at the 10th Annual Multicultural Business Conference, to be held April 27 – 29, 2010 in Washington, D.C. The conference was first held during 2001, and has a history of bringing together entrepreneurs, corporate diversity practitioners, government agencies and college/university, practice-based participants with an interest in the issues of multicultural business and community. The conference examines the concept of multiculturalism as a positive aspect of a global world and globalized society.
“I’m both pleased and honored to receive these new corporate awards,” said President and CEO Carlos Del Toro. “These awards represent the expertise and professionalism of our world-class employees, and our corporate commitment to excellence.”
SBG Technology Solutions is a rapidly growing SBA certified 8(a) and Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business providing professional engineering services and consulting. SBG specializes in providing programmatic services and strategic technical studies to federal agencies and commercial clients. Now celebrating our fifth anniversary, SBG provides a broad range of administrative, IT, engineering, and educational support program solutions.
WASHINGTON, DC MARCH 27, 2009: Local business leader Carlos Del Toro was selected to question President Barack Obama during yesterday’s Online Town Hall from the White House.
Mr. Del Toro, President and CEO of SBG Technology Solutions, is a Director on the Small Business Council of the United States Chamber of Commerce and a gubernatorial appointee to the Commonwealth Of Virginia’s Small Business Commission. He and four other members of the US Chamber were invited to participate based on their business acumen and positive professional experiences in this time of national economic crisis.
Over 104,000 questions were submitted in advance for the inaugural edition of the White House’s Open for Questions series, with 3,606,000 votes cast. Mr. Del Toro’s question, on bundling of federal contracts and the ability of small contractors to effectively compete, came during the open questions section and was one of only seven asked during the event. “It was an honor to be back at the White House in support of our nation’s small business agenda. Small business has been the engine of our economy. The President demonstrated his ongoing commitment to helping small businesses grow and prosper.”
A full transcript and video of the event can be found here,http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/09/03/26/Wrapping-Up-Open-for-Questions/.
SBG Technology Solutions http://www.sbgts.com/ provides state-of-the-art technology, products, and services to meet customer requirements in a wide variety of engineering and scientific applications. SBG also provides the necessary Professional Support Services to mange those complex requirements, and Consulting Services often needed to capture, launch, and manage such programs.