DEARBORN, Michigan — For the fifth consecutive year, EDSI (Educational Data Systems, Inc.) has been named to Inc. magazine’s Inc. 500|5000 list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. Headquartered in Dearborn, MI, EDSI is a workforce development, customized training and consulting company with one goal: to help people and companies in transition. The Inc. 500|5000 list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy – America’s independent-minded entrepreneurs.
“We are proud of our culture at EDSI and passionate about our efforts. We will continue to see through the eyes of our customers and deliver more than they expect. None of our success would be possible without the exceptional people at EDSI who live our values, treat people the right way and offer innovative solutions,” said EDSI CEO Kevin Schnieders.
EDSI has also been honored with additional awards this year:
- For the third year, the company was designated as one of “Metropolitan Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For,” an award that recognizes companies who acknowledge that employees are their greatest asset, and work with conviction to create organizational value and business results through their people. In addition, EDSI was named as one of the 2012 National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For.
- EDSI is a 2012 recipient of the Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility for the third year. This prestigious award recognizes employers of all sizes and types in the state of Michigan and across the country that are using workplace flexibility as a strategy to increase workplace effectiveness and yield positive business results.
- EDSI CEO Kevin Schnieders was selected as one of Oakland County, Michigan’s Elite 40 Under 40 by Oakland County Executive, L. Brooks Patterson. Schnieders was also designated as one of Lawrence Technological Institute’s 2012 Leaders and Innovators, an award showcasing professionals in the metro Detroit area who exhibit leadership and innovation.
Founded in 1979, EDSI (www.EDSIsolutions.com) has grown to a network that employs over 400 people in eight states and Washington D.C. EDSI’s professionals support a broad range of industries including: manufacturing, workforce development, utilities, transit, automotive, logistics, retail, food services, hospitality, education and training.
Results of the Inc. 5000 list can be found at http://www.inc.com/inc5000/list/2012.