G-TECH Services is founded1986
G-TECH Services is founded by Yousif B. Ghafari in Southeast Michigan. As a sister company to engineering firm Ghafari Associates, G-TECH is established to provide on-site engineering on a contract basis to automotive industry clients.
Theresa Ghafari assumes leadership1989
Theresa Ghafari assumes leadership of G-TECH, working initially as a one-woman operation. In this role, she is responsible for single-handedly responding to position requests, finding qualified candidates, and generating new business. She serves as President + CEO until her retirement in 2016.
G-TECH earns $2.5 million1991
G-TECH earns $2.5 million in revenue (a three-year growth rate of more than 3,000%), and hires our first corporate employee.
We become a women-owned business1992
G-TECH becomes a women-owned business enterprise.
We earn Ford’s Q1 rating1996
We are awarded Ford Motor Company’s Preferred Quality Status “Q1” rating.
G-TECH is named a Top-20 Staffing Firm1997
For the first time, we are recognized among the “Top 20 Staffing Firms in Michigan” by Crain’s Detroit Business.
We become ISO 9001 certified2001
Our Dearborn headquarters becomes ISO 9001 certified.
G-TECH joins the NWBOC2003
We become a member of the National Women Business Owners Corporation.
G-TECH is one of Michigan’s largest woman-owned businesses2004
Crain’s Detroit Business includes G-TECH on their list of the “Largest Woman-Owned Businesses in Michigan” for the first time.
We’re recognized among Detroit’s best + brightest2005
G-TECH is honored as one of “Metro Detroit’s Best + Brightest Companies to Work For” for the first time. We also join the American Staffing Association.
We expand nationally2006
Following our acquisition of select assets of a major staffing firm, we open offices in Texas, Illinois, and Indiana. We also become a corporate member of the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council.
G-TECH earns record sales2007
G-TECH earns a record $68.5 million in sales. We also join the Michigan Council of Women in Technology.
We join WBENC2009
We become a certified member of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).
G-TECH grows in Texas2012
We open our Houston office.
G-TECH’s President + CEO is a “WBE Star”2013
Our President + CEO is named a “WBE Star” by WBENC, the nation’s premier award for excellence among women’s business enterprises.
We win “Best of Staffing Talent Award”2015
G-TECH is honored with Inavero’s “Best of Staffing Talent Award”. Corp! Magazine also recognizes us as a “Diversity-Focused Company”.
We’re recognized as a “Cool Place to Work in Michigan”2016
Crain’s Detroit Business recognizes G-TECH as a “Cool Place to Work in Michigan” based on feedback from our team members.
We become a certified veteran-friendly employer2017
Inavero recognizes us with their “Best of Staffing Client Award”. We are also certified by the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency as a Bronze-Level Veteran-Friendly Employer.