Certifications
& Awards

Our people, technology, and projects speak for themselves, but we are honored to be recognized by our industry peers and the media for making an impact that matters.

Certifications

Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business

Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business

The CVE SDVOSB certification is a formal acknowledgment provided by the Center for Verification and Evaluation (CVE) that recognizes small businesses as being owned and operated by service-disabled veterans.

North Carolina Statewide Uniform Certification (SWUC)

North Carolina Statewide Uniform Certification (SWUC)

The North Carolina Statewide Uniform Certification (SWUC) program streamlines the certification process for Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUBs), providing a set of uniform standards and a single database for certified firms.

NaVOBA Service Disabled Veteran’s Business Enterprise

NaVOBA Service Disabled Veteran’s Business Enterprise

The Certified Service-Disabled Veteran’s Business Enterprise (SDVBE) program, offered by the National Veteran-Owned Business Association (NaVOBA), is a private-sector initiative. It certifies businesses that are at least 51% owned, operated, and controlled by U.S. military veterans or service-disabled veterans.

IN Service-Disabled Veteran Disability-Owned Business Enterprise Certification

IN Service-Disabled Veteran Disability-Owned Business Enterprise Certification

Disability:IN offers the Service-Disabled Veteran Disability-Owned Business Enterprise (SDV-DOBE®) certification, which acknowledges for-profit businesses that are at least 51% owned, controlled, operated, and managed by a veteran who sustained their disability during service. This certification connects businesses with organizations aiming to diversify their supply chains.

CMAS Approved Contractor

CMAS Approved Contractor

The California Multiple Award Schedules (CMAS) offers a streamlined procurement option for California state and local government agencies to acquire a wide array of commodities, non-IT services, and information technology products and services. Contractors approved under the CMAS program are part of a pool of suppliers whose prices have been determined to be fair, reasonable, and competitive, based on pre-negotiated terms.

Military Spouse Employment Partnership

Military Spouse Employment Partnership

The Military Spouse Employment Partnership (MSEP) is an employment and career partnership connecting military spouses with hundreds of partner employers who have committed to recruit, hire, promote, and retain military spouses. 

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) certification is a credentialing process designed to ensure that individuals and companies involved in transportation-related activities meet specific standards of quality and competence. 

Pennsylvania Department of General Service

Pennsylvania Department of General Service

The Pennsylvania Small Business Contracting Program is dedicated to providing small businesses the opportunity to compete for prime contracting opportunities, fostering their economic growth and success.

California Small Business Certified

California Small Business Certified

The California Small Business Certification is administered by the state’s Office of Small Business and DVBE Services (OSDS). This certification aims to support the growth and prosperity of small and disabled veteran businesses in California.

New York State Certified

New York State Certified

The New York State Certified SDVOB certification is designed to support and encourage eligible veteran business owners, particularly those with service-related disabilities, to take a more active role in New York State’s economy. 

Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise

Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise

The Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) program is a California state initiative designed to support the inclusion of businesses owned by disabled veterans in state contracting. The program aims to promote competition and create greater economic opportunities for DVBE contractors.

Awards

2024 Most Innovative Companies to Watch by the Silicon Review

The Silicon Review’s “50 Innovative Companies to Watch” is an annual list that recognizes companies at the forefront of innovation and growth. The list showcases companies from various sectors that are expected to make significant impacts in their respective fields. The companies selected are praised for their novel solutions, strategic initiatives, and potential for reshaping their industries.

2023 AMVETS National Veteran Friendly Employer of the Year in the Special Award Category

The AMVETS National Veteran Friendly Employer of the Year Award is a recognition given to employers who have shown exceptional commitment to supporting veterans. It acknowledges the efforts of both private sector and government entities in employing veterans, integrating them into their organizational culture, and engaging in community service and fundraisers for veterans and their families. In 2023, Fortuna won this award in the Special Award category for individuals who have notably assisted veterans in finding employment and resources, especially those with barriers to employment, focusing on the success rate of veterans finding and retaining jobs.

2023 Silicon Review’s 50 Fastest Growing Companies of the Year Award

The Silicon Review’s “50 Fastest Growing Companies of the Year” award spotlighted Fortuna as one of fifty companies across various industries that have shown exceptional growth. The award recognizes organizations for their performance, innovation, and the value they add to the market and economy.

Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America

The Inc. 5000 List Award is a highly esteemed ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. Known for its rigorous selection process, the Inc. 5000 list serves as a benchmark for entrepreneurial success and is considered a prestigious editorial award. Fortuna is honored to have been included in this prestigious list of companies for the last three years.

Excellence

  • 2021
  • 2022
  • 2023

Vet100 List

The Vet100 List is a distinguished compilation that highlights the 100 fastest-growing veteran-owned businesses in the United States. Created in partnership with Inc. magazine, the Vet100 originates from the esteemed Inc. 5000 list, which recognizes the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. This annual list not only showcases the rapid growth of these veteran-led companies but also celebrates their leadership, innovation, and the significant contributions that military veterans bring to the business world. The Vet100 is a testament to the entrepreneurial spirit of veterans and underscores the impact of their business achievements on the economy. Fortuna is honored to have been included on this list for the past two years, as our inclusion signifies that we are achieving the goals we have for our mission.

Excellence

  • 2023
  • 2024

Inner City 100 Award

The Inner City 100 Award annually identifies and honors the 100 fastest-growing businesses located in under-resourced communities across the United States. These businesses are not just expanding quickly; they are also making a significant and positive impact on their local communities. Fortuna has been honored with this award for the last three consecutive years.

Excellence

  • 2021
  • 2022
  • 2023

2022 CalVet John K. Lopez Award for Individual Excellence

The CalVet John K. Lopez Award for Individual Excellence is a prestigious accolade presented by the California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) to honor exceptional Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises (DVBE). The Individual Excellence award recognized our CEO, Jack Smith, as an individual within state government who has significantly championed the DVBE program.

Sacramento Business Journal Fastest Growing Companies Award

The annual Fastest Growing Companies list presented by the Sacramento Business Journal is a ranking of companies based on percentage of growth in annual revenue for the past three fiscal years.

Excellence

  • 2018 – 2nd
  • 2021 – 5th
  • 2022 – 2nd

2021 Leadership Excellence Award for Integrity Presented by the GDS Group

The Leadership Excellence Award for Integrity presented by the GDS Group recognizes outstanding leaders who have demonstrated a commitment to conducting business with honesty and integrity. This prestigious award honors individuals who have upheld the highest ethical standards, fostered a culture of transparency and accountability within their organizations, and served as a model of integrity for others to emulate.

2021 Sacramento Business Journal’s Top IT Consulting Firms

The Sacramento Business Journal’s Top IT Consulting Firms Award recognizes the leading Information Technology consulting companies in the Sacramento area, including El Dorado, Placer, and Yolo counties. This annual list highlights those firms that have shown significant growth, impact, and leadership in the IT consulting sector within the region.

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