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Certification of Veteran Businesses

The country's leading Certification Organization for SD/VOBs of all sizes.

Dakkota believes in strength and effectiveness through diversity…we are so proud to continue to strengthen our partnership with those who have served our great nation.”
— Andra Rush, CEO Dakkota Integrated Systems.
DETROIT, MI, US, December 11, 2018 / -- The National Veterans Business Development Council (NVBDC) is proud to announce Dakkota Integrated Systems as their latest corporate member. Dakkota joined the NVBDC at the Fortification level, joining other Top Tier organizations who’ve benefited from their association with the leading certification agency. “We are so pleased to work with Dakkota Integrated Systems. They’ve demonstrated great commitment to working with minorities, women and Veteran business owners. NVBDC recognizes companies who not only talk about diversity and inclusion, but actually demonstrate it in their company practices,” said Keith King, President NVBDC.

Founded in 2001, Dakkota Integrated Systems started with one plant in Holt, Michigan and now has over 14 plants throughout the mid-west. The company produces automotive components and provides various critical cost saving services, like warehousing, inventory management and sequencing for original equipment manufacturers. As a leader in their industry, Dakkota Integrated Systems is committed to their supplier diversity program and recognizes the impact of a diverse supply chain. For certified Service Disabled and Veteran Owned Businesses (SD/VOBs) seeking opportunities to work with an innovative company, this is welcome news.

“Dakkota believes in strength and effectiveness through diversity: the inclusion of diverse cultures, backgrounds, personalities, skills and talents produces a stronger, more robust and successful working environment and supply base. More importantly, we are so proud to continue to strengthen our partnership with those who have served our great nation.” said Andra Rush, CEO Dakkota Integrated Systems.

Veteran focused Diversity Spending Programs are an $80 billion dollar market in the United States. Other corporations who support the NVBDC in certifying SD/VOBs include the 28 member corporations of the Billion Dollar Roundtable, and corporations such as, Kellogg's, AT&T, General Motors, Ford, JP Morgan Chase & Co., PPG, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Minnesota, Facebook, BMW, Google, Microsoft, Apple and many more.

NVBDC’s Mission:
The NVBDC is the only Veteran Owned Business Certification organization developed by Veterans, for Veterans. The purpose is to provide a credible and reliable certifying authority for all size businesses ensuring that valid documentation exists of Veteran ownership and control.

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Keith King
National Veteran Business Development Council
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