Sridhara Gutti, CEO of Essnova Solutions Named Alabama’s Small Business Person of the Year for 2021

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 12, 2021 — Ahead of National Small Business Week, the U.S. Small Business Administration has announced this year’s Small Business Persons of the Year winners – over 50 outstanding small business owners and entrepreneurs from across the United States, Puerto Rico and Guam.  Sridhara Gutti, owner of Essnova Solutions, Inc. has been selected as Alabama’s Small Business Person of the Year for 2021.

“Essnova is honored to be selected to represent Alabama’s top Small Businesses for 2020. Essnova has achieved its success by virtue of its hard-working staff, implementing formal processes, and partnering with other small businesses and the government. In the upcoming year, we look forward to increasing our business maturity by establishing Mentor-Protégé relationships with larger organizations who are focused on driving this business segment to even greater successes. We thank the SBA District Office, PTAC, and Small Business Specialists for their continued help and guidance,” said Mr. Gutti.

Each year, the SBA celebrates National Small Business Week by recognizing the achievements of outstanding small business owners and entrepreneurs across the United States. All NSBW winners have been invited to attend ceremonies in Washington, D.C., May 3-4 where they will be honored for their achievements.

SBA will also co-host a free, two-day virtual conference featuring educational workshops and networking. Additionally, recognition and educational seminars throughout SBA’s 10 Regions and 68 Districts will be held throughout the week. To get involved in the National Small Business Week activities and to see all the 2020 awardees, visit

About Essnova:

Incorporated in 2005, ESSNOVA SOLUTIONS, Inc., is an ISO 9001:2015 certified growing Small Business offering a broad range of Technology and Program Management Support Services to government and commercial customers. Our management approach allows us to effectively manage staff spanning dozens of professional, technical, engineering, and scientific fields. We offer specialization in Scientific, Engineering, Technical, and Administrative Services, Geospatial/Environmental Services, and Healthcare. Our VAR reseller unit augments our services with products and licensing from hundreds of manufacturers.

As an SBA 8(a), HUBZone certified, minority-owned small business, Essnova continues to diversify its capabilities in serving governmental and commercial organizations while working diligently to ensure that it continues to be the best small business in our customers’ vendor portfolio.

About Mr. Gutti:

Sridhara Gutti is an Emory University MBA graduate and is an internationally reputed strategist, visionary, and thought leader. With over 20 years of experience designing and implementing complex systems, Mr. Gutti is passionate about supporting the federal government and local governments in their efforts to deliver services to the citizens. Mr. Gutti is active in the local community and is a graduate of the Leadership Birmingham Class of 2015. In 2014 he was a distinguished recipient of Birmingham’s Top 40 Under 40 award.

For more information, please contact Essnova Solutions at or (888) 405-3189.