SDVOSB Materials, Technology & Supply LLC
Award Winning,100% Service Disabled, 100% Veteran Owned, Small Business
SDVOSB Materials Technology & Supply LLC is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. SDVOSB Laboratory (a division of SDVOSB Materials Technology & Supply LLC) is a certified service-disabled veteran-owned business creating integrated, safe & healthy environments for their clients.
We embrace and encourage our employees’ differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, health and vaccination status, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique. And we practice what we preach with an incredibly diverse team.
SDVOSB Materials Technology & Supply LLC diversity initiatives are applicable—but not limited—to our practices and policies on recruitment and selection; compensation and benefits; professional development and training; promotions; transfers; social and recreational programs; layoffs; terminations; and the ongoing development of a work environment built on the fairness, diversity and service that encourages and enforces:
Respectful communication and cooperation between all employees.
Teamwork and employee participation, permitting the representation of all groups and employee perspectives.
Work/life balance through flexible work schedules to accommodate employees’ varying needs.
Employer and employee contributions to the communities we serve to promote a greater understanding and respect for diversity.
All employees of SDVOSB Materials Technology & Supply LLC have a responsibility to treat others with dignity and respect at all times. All employees are expected to exhibit conduct that reflects inclusion during work, at work functions on or off the work site, and at all other company-sponsored and participative events.
Any employee found to have exhibited any inappropriate conduct or behavior against others may be subject to disciplinary action.
Employees who believe they have been subjected to any kind of discrimination that conflicts with the company’s diversity policy and initiatives should seek assistance from a supervisor or an HR representative.
We earned the VETCON Patriot Warrior Enterprise Award from New York State. And the Healthcare Diversity Supplier Alliance’s Earl G. Reubel Diverse Enterprise of the Year Award that is presented to a Diverse Enterprise that has demonstrated its excellence in service, quality and assurance of supply within the healthcare industry. The alliance stated, “enterprise represents a good model for other MWVBEs and may serve as a mentor to them.”
SDVOSB is 100% veteran owned and family run business, led by owner and CEO, Harrison James Kendall (U.S. Army - Operation Enduring Freedom, Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, now 100% disabled combat veteran, verified by the VA). He established the business in 2017. After serving our country in combat with the U.S. Army, Harrison began his career as a 100% Service Disabled, Combat Veteran Business entrepreneur. Harry says, "We are relentless in our service to our clients, country, and community, and we are committed to hiring a diversity workforce regardless of Disability, Race, Gender, Sex, Health, Immigration status, Health, Education, and we prove it...every day. In that context, we have not let COVID crush our business or our community, we have worked every day for two years to make that a certainty."
Harrison Kendall and his team of Veterans, family and longtime professional associates are a profile in support for our Health, our Nation and our Citizens. He has not only hired Service-Disabled Veterans from the conflicts in Vietnam, Iraq, and Post 911, but he has supported them through the COVID-19 pandemic. His Patriotism and dedication to his clients in the United States, and health and education centers, and he earned his company SDVOSB Materials Technology & Supply LLC two (2) Opps4Vets Skin in the Game Awards and two (2) nominations for the International Facility Management Association's (IFMA) Award for Excellence in Innovation (the only Veteran owned company selected).
He was active in the New York University’s Veteran Futures Lab business incubator assisting peer Veteran company owners to succeed, grow and prosper. As a member of the American Legion Post 1291, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and a life-time member of the Disabled American Veterans, Harry, as a 100% Disabled Veteran, has dedicated his life and his company ethos to the Community and for the United States of America.
Our human capital is the most valuable asset we have. The collective sum of the individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, inventiveness, innovation, self-expression, unique capabilities and talent that our employees invest in their work represents a significant part of not only our culture, but our reputation and company’s achievement as well.
Great Grandfather Harry
Harrison comes from a long line of service to America.
He, and his team, are committed to serve our clients, suppliers and partners with quality services and products.
"I support the efforts of of veterans, especially those that received a disability in service to our nation.
I have known the Kendall family for over 70 years and Harrison Kendall is a 100% Service Disabled, Veteran Owned, Small Business (SDVOSB) owner. "
Congressman Rod Frelinghuysen (retired), Vietnam Veteran & past Chair of the House Appropriations Committee
Harrison and his team at SDVOSB Materials Technology & Supply LLC have earned two the VETCON Patriot Warrior Enterprise Award from New York State, and The Earl G. Reubel Diverse Enterprise of the Year Award that is presented to the Diverse Enterprise that has demonstrated its excellence in service, quality and assurance of supply within the healthcare industry. Such an enterprise represents a good model for other MWVBEs and serves as a mentor to the community.
The 2021 Diverse Enterprise of the Year is SDVOSB Laboratory. Plus two (2) awards from OPPS4VETS Annual Veteran Business Summit in 2019 and 2020 for their supporting veteran business. They were also nominated for the International Facility Management Association's (IFMA) 2020 Award for Excellence.