Infomatics renews Virginia SWaM Certification
Infomatics Corp is proud to announce it’s SWaM Certification has been renewed by the Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity until 2025.
As a SWaM business, Infomatics Corp reaffirms its diverse roots and focus on providing technology services to government clients. The certification qualifies Infomatics under the “small” and “minority-owned” categories.
You can find Infomatics Corp in the SWaM Vendor Directory, which is used by Virginia procurement officials to find SWaM certified vendors.
The SWaM program began in 2006, when Governor Timothy Kaine signed Executive Order No. 33, which focused on improving opportunities for small, women- and minority-owned businesses.
He set forth a benchmark of 40% SWaM purchases for Virginia and established a Small Business Set-Aside Program, among other initiatives for state agencies to enhance SWaM participation in procurement activities.
The SWaM program was updated in 2014 when Governor Terence McAuliffe signed Executive Order No. 20, replacing Executive Order No. 33. This new order expanded upon the efforts laid out in the original initiative.
Governor McAuliffe set a new target goal of 42% of discretionary expenditures, created the micro business designation and expanded the Set-Aside Program.