Kirton McConkie client recognized by SBA as Utah’s 2014 Small Business Person of the Year

April 17, 2014
Press release

Sandeep SharmaSandeep Sharma, president and CEO of Global Consulting International Inc., will be recognized by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as Utah’s Small Business Person of the Year in Washington D.C. on May 15 and 16.

Winners from the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam will gather in Washington D.C. during National Small Business Week where one of them will be selected as the 2014 National Small Business Person of the Year. While in Washington the winners will have the opportunity to meet with top SBA officials and national business leaders.

“Utah has an amazing support system for entrepreneurs; through the outstanding support from the Utah Procurement Technical Assistance Center and SBA we continue to grow in sales, infrastructure and all other aspects of our business," said Sandeep Sharma, president & CEO of Global Consulting International Inc. “We have earned respect from customers and teaming partners alike as a result of this evolution.”

Global Consulting International is a client of the Utah Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) and has been awarded numerous contracts with the Department of Defense as well as other federal and local agencies.

“PTAC provided assistance in the early years of Global Consulting International’s development stage,” said Chuck Spence, Deputy Director with the Utah PTAC. Spence attributes much of Global Consulting Inc’s success to their long-term strategy and recruitment of talented, knowledgeable government contracting staff who have sound understanding of the procurement processes.

Each year since 1963, the President has issued a proclamation calling for the celebration of National Small Business Week. SBA recognizes outstanding small business owners for their personal successes and contributions to our nation.