CEO of Essnova Solutions in Birmingham led company to exponential growth
Sridhara Gutti was recently presented Alabama’s Small Business Person of the Year award by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Gutti is president and CEO of Essnova Solutions, Inc., a Birmingham-based SBA 8(a) and HUBZone certified small business government contractor. The company provides innovative solutions in automation, systems integration, data mining, training, professional and administrative services, and other data services to government agencies and commercial clients. Gutti was notified of the honor in March, but due to COVID-19, was only recently presented the award at a ceremony in Birmingham.
Essnova has had remarkable, triple-digit growth over the past three years, serving dozens of federal agencies including the Air Force, Army, CDC, Department of Agriculture, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Homeland Security, FEMA, General Services Administration, National Guard, Navy, and NOAA, among others. Gutti credits the SBA’s