April 25, 2019
DOBE Spotlight Series: TechTrueUp

TechTrueUp, a Disability:IN® certified disability-owned business enterprise (DOBE), is a professional services company providing a range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology, and operations.  

In 2012, after years of providing IT solutions for a large international system integrator, Dennis Parker decided to enter the world of entrepreneurship. He established TechTrueUp as a ServiceDisabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB). At the time, the company primarily provided staff augmentation services.  As the company grew, it added other services, including veteran-staffed Veteran Call Center, cybersecurity services, and innovative products.  

As a service-disabled veteran-owned small business owner, Dennis was aware of the success of third-party certification. After a Disability:IN corporate member recommended Dennis join the organizationhe decided to gain certification in the supplier diversity program.  

Certification has allowed TechTrueUp to compete for bids as a Supplier Diversity company. The Disability:IN DOBE certification also gave TechTrueUp visibility into the corporate world.In fact, since becoming Disability:IN DOBE certified, TechTrueUp has won two major staff augmentation projects, and successfully sold its cybersecurity products and services.  

As a TechTrueUp representative, Dennis has attended various Disability:IN Annual Conferencesciting marketing opportunities like the Match-Making sessions as helpful for the growth of his business. “Disability:IN creates the ability to gain insight into corporate members’ missions and goals while educating DOBEs on the process of ‘how-to-do-business’ with the members. 

Disability:IN’s Supplier Diversity program was designed to help certified DOBEs advance contract opportunities with corporations as well as government agencies. By having a procurement model based on diversity and inclusion, corporations and DOBEs achieve greater economic self-sufficiency, positive community impact, and strengthen the American economy. For more information about this certification program and others we provide, please contact [email protected]. 

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