Herald-Tribune Names Diversified Material Specialists, Inc. (DMSI) a Sarasota-Manatee Top Workplaces Winner

Diversified  Material Specialists, Inc. (DMSI) has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2023 honor by The Sarasota-Manatee Top Workplaces. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by employee engagement technology partner Energage LLC. The confidential survey uniquely measures 15 culture drivers that are critical to the success of any organization: including alignment, execution, and connection, just to name a few.

“Earning a Top Workplaces award is a badge of honor for companies, especially because it comes authentically from their employees,” said Eric Rubino, Energage CEO. “That’s something to be proud of. In today’s market, leaders must ensure they’re allowing employees to have a voice and be heard. That’s paramount. Top Workplaces do this, and it pays dividends.”

About DMSI International:

Diversified Material Specialists, Inc. (DMSI) International is an ISO-approved manufacturer with a focus on world-class excellence in delivering fiber optic connectivity products. Our unique concept of Owning the Core® of our business gives us the latitude to develop, engineer, and produce quality products at competitive pricing.

For over 25 years, DMSI has been steadily building a solid customer base across the globe delivering a simple and highly focused manufacturing solution for our customers. Our business strategy revolves around the concept of a diversified manufacturing company providing integrated solutions to our clients. For more information, please visit: dmsimfg.com.

About Energage

Making the world a better place to work together.TM

Energage is a purpose-driven company that helps organizations turn employee feedback into useful business intelligence and credible employer recognition through Top Workplaces. Built on 16 years of culture research and the results from 27 million employees surveyed across more than 70,000 organizations,  Energage delivers the most accurate competitive benchmark available. With access to a unique combination of patented analytic tools and expert guidance, Energage customers lead the competition with an engaged workforce and an opportunity to gain recognition for their people-first approach to culture. For more information or to nominate your organization, visit energage.com or topworkplaces.com.

Sarasota-Manatee Top Workplaces 2023: DMSI Ranked 4th for the Small Business Category

Last Wednesday was a day of celebration as we proudly received not one, but two incredible awards! We are thrilled to announce that we’ve been honored with the Top Workplaces Award by the Herald Tribune, alongside the Doers Award (Specialty Awards). Today, we shared this incredible recognition with our dedicated team and felt the collective joy reverberate through our workplace.

It’s with immense gratitude that we ranked 4th out of 16 companies in the Small Business category for the Top Workplaces Award – an incredible feat as a first-time awardee!

The Doer Award, a true testament to our team’s dedication and hard work, adds an extra sparkle to our achievement. We extend our heartfelt appreciation to our exceptional doers – each member of our remarkable team who brings passion, efficiency, and expertise to everything they do.

Our success thrives on the inclusive, collaborative, and fun environment that our team creates. Together, we’re redefining what it means to be a top workplace!

Sarasota YPG: Evan Samson Won Young Professional of the Year Award

We are thrilled to announce that Evan Samson, our Marketing Communications Director at DMSI International, has won the Sarasota YPG Young Professional of the Year award at the YP Summit.

Heather Kasten, President and CEO of the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce, remarked, “These two individuals were outstanding. With their remarkable contributions to their companies and communities, they stood out as the young professionals of the year for YPG.”

At the annual Young Professionals Summit, Tiona Settles of CenterPlace Health and Evan Samson were awarded this distinguished award. The event, hosted on August 18th at the Carlisle Inn, was made possible by the support of Kerkering, Barberio & Co.

Congratulations, Evan Samson, on this remarkable achievement, which underscores your dedication to excellence and your impact on our community.

Read more here: https://www.yourobserver.com/news/2023/aug/21/sarasota-chamber-honors-young-area-professionals/?fbclid=IwAR1dMOWOxoArWH_97Z9umJkHXe8oeqcjVoSd7GJS5AFzdGzgY2cSX_IwtzY

DMSI Cares: Volunteer with Children First

“I want to give a big shout-out to all my rockstar coworkers at DMSI International who volunteered with me at Children First Head Start last month. Your participation meant the world to me, and I appreciate your support. Thank you!

I’m committed to keeping the volunteering spirit alive and finding more opportunities for us to make a difference in our local community thru our philanthropic initiative, DMSI Cares. Together, we can continue to spread kindness and lend a helping hand wherever it’s needed.

Special thanks to Evan Ackerman for helping us, Karen Pharo for facilitating, as well as to the entire team at Children First, Inc. for being so accommodating and sending us these wonderful letters of appreciation. It truly warmed our hearts and reinforced the significance of our contributions. The “Out of this World” celebration at the 2023 Galaxy Awards, dedicated to honoring the remarkable “Shining Star” parents and caregivers, was truly inspiring.

I can’t wait for more exciting collaborations with you all. Let’s keep making a positive impact together and continue to foster a strong sense of community involvement!” — Evan Samson, Marketing Communications Director

DMSI Cares: Volunteer with All Faiths Food Bank

Earlier today, DMSI International demonstrated its commitment to giving back to the community through its philanthropic program, DMSI Cares. As part of its initiative, some of my colleagues and I dedicated our time volunteering at the All Faiths Food Bank Mobile Pantry in Sarasota. By actively participating in this charitable event, we aimed to make a positive impact by helping provide food and support to those in need.

Gulf Coast Leadership Institute Class of 2023

It brings us great joy to share that our Marketing Communications Director, Evan Samson, has been selected to join the esteemed Gulf Coast Leadership Institute Class of 2023 at the Gulf Coast Community Foundation! We extend our sincerest wishes to the entire class as they embark on a journey to emerge as transformative leaders and unite their efforts to create a meaningful and positive impact in our community.

Read more here: https://www.yourobserver.com/news/2023/may/23/leadership-development-institute-selects-29-for-class-of-2023/

And here: https://www.heraldtribune.com/story/business/2023/06/05/aspiring-leaders-picked-for-leadership-institute/70267181007/

SRQ Magazine: Best of SRQ: Top Local Place to Work 2023

It’s out! We’re one of the top 10 Best Local Places to Work at SRQ Magazine’s Best of SRQ Local 2023. Link: https://bit.ly/42YUnH9

We would like to express our gratitude to the entire DMSI family for consistently delivering excellent fiber optic connectivity solutions to our customers and for fostering a culture of integrity, honesty, and camaraderie that inspires and supports everyone. Moreover, we appreciate your efforts to extend this positive impact beyond our organization by contributing to the betterment of our local community.

Thank you, SRQ Magazine!💚

GROWFL Florida: Meet our 12th Annual GrowFL Florida Companies to Watch Honorees!

DMSI International

Sarasota County, Florida
Founded: 2004

DMSI, is an international manufacturing company focused on fiber optic connectivity products. We build and ship all over the world with two manufacturing facility one in Philippine and the other in Venice, Florida U.S.A.

“After 15 years, I assumed the Lead Technology and Engineering role for DMSI and now serve as the CEO overseeing two wholly own manufacturing plants – one here in Venice Florida, and the other in the Philippines.  Currently, between both locations, we are well over 100 employees.” — Jeneth D’Alonzo, CEO, DMSI International

Read more here: https://growfl.com/dmsi/

Shumaker Chamber University: Achieving Peak Performance Without Burnout Seminar

Some of our young professionals, Assistant Team Leader, Richmond Cua, Laboratory & Testing Head, Ivy Catacutan, and Quality Control Head, Christine Cua, together with their Production Manager, Menchie Calesa, attended The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce‘s Shumaker Chamber University: Achieving Peak Performance Without Burnout Seminar.

They enjoyed the seminar and learned a lot from Career & Wellness Coach, Hannah McGowan, Ed.M., C.A.S., about improving leadership, encouraging collaboration, and building trust and relationships with colleagues.