SDI Presence, a CPUC/Supplier Clearinghouse-certified vendor, is an IT services firm that leverages its strong local presence to advance our clients to a secure digital enterprise. SDI provides a low-risk, Tier 1 option for utilities and telecom: SDI has built a 20-year track record of priming long-term, multi-year contracts that leverage the project engagements to strategically build partner MBE firms’ capacity. SDI provides the expertise that comes from a Tier 1 firm, with MBE-oriented business partnering and mentoring that exponentially achieves diversity goals.

Awarded one of the largest professional services contracts, the firm’s managed services practice devotes significant resources to empower our MBE partners’ growth via business partnerships and mentoring. SDI spent over $11M with our diverse business partners in 2019 – from $6.2M in 2018 – and projects an MBE partner spend close to $20M in 2020.


Supplier Diversity Programs: Catalyst for Change Webinar/Panel Discussion

On July 28th, SDI Presence facilitated a thoughtful panel discussion designed to spur ideas on how to affect change within traditional diversity programs.

Panelists featured were: Gloria Castillo, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Advocate, and CEO of Chicago United (ret.); Tarrance Frierson, Head of Supplier Diversity and Development at Southern California Edison (SCE), and Cecelia Bolden, Chief Experience Officer at SDI Presence.

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Raising the DE&I bar at SDI

SDI provides the expertise that comes from a Tier 1 firm, with MBE-oriented business partnering and mentoring that exponentially achieves diversity goals.

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Unmatched IT and Utility Industry Expertise with a Local Presence

As an IT consultancy and managed services provider (MSP), SDI offers proven IT across the utility industry.

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Professionals with Direct Utilities Experience


Average Years of Utilities Experience


Utilities Technology Projects


Utility Consulting Engagements


Tier One Utilities Served Across the U.S.


Years in the Utilities Industry

Advanced Solutions for the New Utilities Industry

From complex utility billing systems to hybrid IT infrastructure, utility providers need a trusted advisor capable of driving these new technologies to achieve their stated strategic objectives and regulatory compliance.


Gas utility operators are increasingly leveraging smart technologies, data-driven analytics and resilient infrastructure in their enterprise IT environment.


Electric utilities are embracing advanced technologies to better manage assets, build network resilience, and improve customer relationships.


Whether moving from aging infrastructure to smart grid, or allowing for web payments, water utility operators have significant technology challenges ahead.


Driven by increasing regulatory requirements, wastewater utilities are looking to technology to maximize operational efficiencies and revenue generation.


Privately-held waste management organizations and municipalities are challenged with using technology to maximize operational efficiencies.

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SDI is a reflection of the diverse society we serve. Every individual’s unique background and experience contribute greatly to our successful organization.

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