Awards & Recognition

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SBD is a great place to work. But don’t take our word for it. See what others are saying about us and many of our talented leaders.

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SBD Recognized by Washington Business Journal for Its Diversity in the Workplace

March 26, 2021

On March 19, 2021, the Washington Business Journal released its annual Corporate Diversity Index, which ranks locally headquartered public and private companies based on percentage of total employees with various racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, and cultural backgrounds. SBD ranked #13 for midsize companies in the greater Washington, DC area.

At SBD, diversity and inclusion are a big part of our makeup. It is an honor to receive such recognition from the Washington Business Journal. We will continue to build an inclusive culture that supports, encourages, and celebrates our diverse workforce. We recognize how diversity drives innovation and fosters a culture of growth, equity, and opportunity.

- Cida Goldbach, Principal

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G2Xchange Names SBD as 2020 NXT Up Company

August 25, 2020

SBD was named by G2Xchange on the @G2Xchange Next Up again in 2020! The 2020 NXT UP – Mid-Year Review lists companies that are poised to make big waves in the Federal sector during the second half of 2020 and for years to come. These companies represent the top Federal Emerging Technology and Consulting firms in the Government marketplace today, and we are proud to be one of them!

It is an honor to be recognized alongside the best of the best in our industry. This recognition is only possible through the hard work, expertise, and passion of our dedicated staff of DOERs, who bring their passion for excellence and customer dedication to work every day.

- Clyde Goldbach, Principal

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SBD Recognized as Winner of 2021 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards in 8 Categories

March 25, 2021

SBD has been named a winner under eight categories for the 2021 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards, recognizing companies, products, and professionals that demonstrate excellence, innovation and leadership in information security. The awards are produced by Cybersecurity Insiders in partnership with the Information Security Community on LinkedIn, tapping into the vast experience of over 400,000+ cybersecurity professionals to honor the world’s best cybersecurity products, professionals, and organizations.

These awards are a direct result of our highly talented cyber team members' ability to continuously implement incremental improvements to mature our clients’ processes and overall cyber posture.

- Mike Ewell, Vice President, Client and Strategic Growth


SBD Awarded Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Certification

July 1, 2019

SBD announced that it is now an Official V3 Certified Company. V3 stands for the Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program, a part of the Virginia Transition Assistance Program (VTAP). VTAP’s mission is to “Assess, coordinate, and disseminate opportunities for members of the armed forces and their spouses transitioning from military to civilian life by providing a pathway to employment, education, and entrepreneurship.”

The V3 Program is an official Commonwealth of Virginia Program, authorized under the Code of Virginia (§ 2.2-2001.2). It is organized under the directorate of Veterans Education, Training, and Employment (VETE), within the Virginia Department of Veterans Services (DVS), an agency of the Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs.

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Inc. Magazine Unveils 37th Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000

August 22, 2018

SBD ranks No. 4212 on its 37th annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.

For nearly 30 years we have been partnering with the federal government by providing technology services and solutions, and fostering innovation.

- Cida Goldbach, Principal


SBD Named in 36th annual List of Fastest Growing Private Companies in the US

September 27, 2017

For the second year in a row, SBD has made the Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. This year, SBD ranked No. 1765.

At SBD, we strive for delivery excellence, exceeding our client's expectations and enabling government to run more efficiently.

- Cida Goldbach, Principal


SBD Named on 2017 Washington Technology Fast 50

September 27, 2017

SBD ranks No. 36 on the 2017 Washington Technology Fast 50 with Five-Year Sales Growth of 57.2%

It is remarkable, but not surprising, that even though SBD faces strong competition and an uncertain federal budget, our management teams and our staff keep delivering strong results.

- Cida Goldbach, Principal


Inc. Magazine Unveils 35th Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000

August 24, 2016

SBD ranks No. 1061 on the 2016 Inc. 5000 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 369%

It’s an honor to be nominated as one of the fastest growing companies in the US. At SBD, we always strive for delivery excellence, exceeding our client’s expectations and enabling government to run more efficiently. We will always focus on that as we continue our growth.

- Cida Goldbach, Principal


Washington Business Journal – 2016 Fast 50

October 28, 2016

SBD ranks No. 50 on the 2016 Washington Business Journal Fast 50 with Five-Year Sales Growth of 53.82%

Our highly-skilled and committed staff continue to partner with our customers to deliver outcome-based services designed to deliver operational efficiencies and effectiveness helping government agencies accomplish their mission.

- Cida Goldbach, Principal


Washington Technology – Meet the 2016 Fast 50

September 14, 2016

SBD ranks No. 42 on the 2016 Washington Technology Fast 50 with Five-Year Sales Growth of 58.50%

We are honored to be recognized for the hard work and dedication put forth by our SBD team to continually exceed our clients’ expectations, which has resulted in our consistent growth.

- Cida Goldbach, Principal

Don’t just take our word for it – listen to what others are saying about SBD.

To learn more about our award-winning ways, contact Surian!


Surian Sidoni

Director, Marketing & Communications