Home » News

DST Founder Featured in Minority Enterprise Advocate Magazine

March 9, 2012

(LANHAM, Md.)—Data Solutions & Technology Incorporated (DST) President and CEO Deborah Scott Thomas is featured in the Minority Enterprise Advocate (MEA) magazine Jan./Feb. 2012 issue. 

“As a vibrant resource for small, minority and women entrepreneurs, we are pleased to profile DST’s CEO Deborah Scott Thomas in this year’s first issue,”  stated Sunny Ezeji, President of MEA magazine.  “We provide our readers with contracting and procurement news with motivating articles on innovative business techniques, strategies and entrepreneurial trailblazers such as Deborah.”

MEA magazine is a bi-monthly business news publication established in 2003. Their objective and mission is to review and MEA Magazine2012JanFebaddress issues and policies as it relates to small, minority business owners domestically and internationally. MEA has a team of experts in technology, finance and investments, healthcare, international trade, management, marketing, legal issues, travel, taxes, legislation, and supplier and cultural diversity. Topics include issues the business community needs to know today. Regular editorial departments include: government, corporate, international marketplace news; profiles of minority firms, conferences and business listings. The publication serves professional executives in the following market segments: African American, Asian American, Hispanic American, and Native American. The economic profiles of the average readers are business professionals with companies ranging from $7 million - $3 billion a year in revenues.  Click here to view the magazine.

Thomas’ company, DST,  provides a full spectrum of professional services in Information Technology, Aviation Management, Logistics and Operations, Management Support, and Scientific and Technology Support that result in cost-effective solutions for its customers. DST provides support services to state and federal agencies as well as private industry clients. The company is ISO 9001:2008 certified and is CMMI-SVC Maturity Level 3 appraised. Thomas is commitment to community involvement which involves her efforts to encourage entrepreneurship among faculty and students at historically black colleges and universities (HBCU). She led the development of the first annual HBCU National Entrepreneurship Conference at Alabama State University (ASU) in 2011 which focused on how these institutions can support entrepreneurship and the science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines (STEM). The second annual conference was held March 5-7, 2012, at ASU in Montgomery, Ala.  Dr. Cora Marrett, Deputy Director at the National Science Foundation (NSF) was a keynote speaker at the second annual conference and is featured in the current issue of MEA magazine.  For more information about the HBCU conference visit the website at

Tammi L. Thomas, Vice President for Strategic Management,  240-487-1479,

ADDENDUM posted October 22, 2012: Latest downloadable magazine. Click to download

MEA Magazine2012JanFeb