Veronica Ann Edwards, CEO of San Antonio-based InGenesis, Inc., has been named the 2010 SBA Regional Minority Small Business Person of the Year for U.S.Veronica Ann Edwards is the dynamic and inspirational guiding force behind InGenesis’ success. In 1998 she founded InGenesis, Inc., in her hometown of San Antonio, Texas. She initially focused on staffing the telecommunications industry, a natural fit having been nationally recognized as an Outstanding Employee and Top Performing Sales Director multiple times during her 12-year career with a Fortune 100 company. Recognizing the tremendous potential in health-care, she shifted to medical staffing and achieved tremendous growth servicing top commercial clients, government medical centers and military treatment facilities nationwide.
“We are so proud of the milestones we have achieved in the last two years, especially in light of a national recession and global financial crisis,” Edwards said. “I am grateful to the SBA, and especially to the San Antonio office under the direction of district director Pamela Sapia, for their unwavering support and guidance.” Edwards also was named the SBA’s district award winner in 2008.InGenesis has made to Inc. magazine’s prestigious Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies. Ernst & Young named Edwards an area finalist for the 2010 Entrepreneur Of The Year® Awards. The U.S. Department of Commerce named InGenesis Regional Minority Service Firm of the Year in 2008.