On Thursday, May 31, 2012, ValidaTek was honored with a Small Business Spotlight at the Peak Series CIO Breakfast hosted by Mountaintop Marketing Group. The Featured Prime Contractor at the Breakfast was Creative Information Technology, Inc. (CITI). Sunil Kolhekar, the President and CEO of CITI gave a speech on the successful growth of CITI. Additionally, Susan Swart, Chief Information Officer of the Department of State spoke on procurement trends and plans at the Department of State. Many representatives of Small Businesses were eager to speak with Rahul Nemade and Sunil Kolhekar, looking to gain insight on the lessons learned of both ValidaTek and CITI.