Tarandeep Bawa named Small Business Person of the Year for Maryland

Award to Indian American entrepreneur recognizes small businesses from for their innovation, ingenuity, and creativity

Tarandeep Bawa, President and CEO of ITegrity, a Maryland based company providing technical, engineering, and management support solutions, has been awarded Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 2022 Small Business Person of the Year Award for the state.

The award recognizes top entrepreneurs and their small businesses from across the country—noting their innovation, ingenuity, and creativity.

Bawa and other small business award winners will be formally recognized during the National Small Business Week (NSBW) Awards Ceremony on May 5 via virtual summit.

Read: Three Indian Americans honored as Small Business Persons of the Year (September 28, 2020)

The theme for 2022’s NSBW is “Building a Better America through Entrepreneurship.” The summit will recognize SBA small business partners for their impact on the economy and communities across the nation.

Bawa has created a culture at ITegrity that recognizes the importance of not only taking care of its employees and clients but in giving back to the community, according to a company press release.

Under Bawa’s leadership and through the pandemic, ITegrity actively participates in and contributes to community service groups and charities. Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, ITegrity hosted events several times a year to directly support local charities and non-profits.

“With so many fantastic small businesses in the state of Maryland, I am truly humbled and honored to receive this recognition,” says Bawa. “This award reflects fantastic employees, a strong management team, great customers, and an employee-centric culture where giving back is at our core.”

“Performing selfless service is an aspect of my Sikh faith that I have imbued in our corporate culture” he says. “These last few years have presented extraordinary challenges that this world never expected; however, our continued success shows discipline, strategic planning, and adhering to the core principles of the firm.”

“I am delighted to recognize our National Small Business Week winners from across the country who have stepped up to build their businesses, create jobs, and power historic recovery over the past year,” said SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman.

“Entrepreneurs are innovators and creators at their core, delivering the products and services we depend on and making our neighborhoods, towns, and cities more vibrant places to live and work.

“They give their all to achieve their American dream of business ownership and, by doing so, advance America’s economy and global competitiveness.

“Our 2022 award winners represent the vibrancy and resiliency of our nation’s 32.5 million small businesses, and I look forward to celebrating these small business giants and the positive impact they have had on lives and livelihoods in communities all across America,” she said.

Read: Tarandeep Bawa, ITegrity President & CEO, named SBA’s 2022 Small Business Person of the Year for Maryland (April 11, 2022)

Founded in 2009 and based in Maryland, ITegrity provides innovative and cost-effective technical, engineering, and management support solutions to the Federal Government, the press release said.

Its mission is to deliver state-of-the-art services to its clients based on an innovative approach, data driven solutions, and tailored solutions in information technology, engineering, and professional services.

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