|MBE Profile - Northwest Software, Inc.|
Northwest Software, Inc., is a global Information
Technology Consulting Services Company
headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon.
NSI provides Information Technology services
either on a staff augmentation or on a
project basis, drawing from a pool of diverse,
highly skilled talent including IT professionals,
software engineers and seasoned project
managers located locally and internationally.
NSI has grown from a staff augmentation
company to one that can also provide complete
solutions. The company has delivered over 600 person-years of IT
consulting services to hundreds of clients such as Hewlett-Packard, ADP
Dealer Services and USDA Forest Services.
Sonal C. Shah, President of Northwest Software, Inc. was selected by the U.S.
Small Business Administration as the 2002 Oregon State Small Business
Person of the Year. This is the state’s highest state-level honor given annually
to an outstanding diversity business owner. U.S. Small Business Administration
Portland District Director Phil Gentry said, “NSI is a premier software
company because of its technological innovation and exceptional talent. The
company has survived economic downturns by deepening relationships with
current customers and creating new ones. Under Ms. Shah’s leadership, NSI
has been nominated as the Top 50/100 fastest growing companies in Oregon
across all industries for the last consecutive six years.”
“We are constantly innovating and investing in technology and refinement of
processes to streamline our customer’s human capital acquisition process”,
Shah said. “We have played a key role as investors in EZRecruit.com, Inc., a
company developing enterprise-wide products to streamline our clients’
recruitment and supply-chain processes. After over 30 person-years of
development we have perfected EZRecruit and are using it effectively to
rapidly source, screen and present matching candidates to our clients. In
addition, we believe in giving back to the community especially to the educational
systems that will fuel our future growth.”
Northwest Software, Inc. has been a member of the NMBC since 2001.