Social Driver was named the top-ranking minority-owned digital agency in the U.S. by Clutch, the leading data-driven field guide for B2B buying and hiring decisions. As a market research firm, Clutch connects service providers and buyers through data and verified research.
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Clutch ranked Social Driver based on independently verified client reviews. Clutch analysts have interviewed more than 50 Social Driver clients, with the agency averaging a 4.9 out of 5 rating.
“This award is incredibly meaningful, both to me as a minority business owner, and for our entire team,” said Social Driver CEO + Co-founder Thomas Sanchez. “Increasing diversity, equity and inclusion are at the heart of our agency. These values guide our client partnerships and inspire us to create work that changes our communities and the world.”
Sanchez was previously named Innovator of the Year by the Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Sanchez is also a board member and secretary of The Trevor Project, the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ people under 25. Social Driver has donated and fundraised tens of thousands of dollars for The Trevor Project through The Driver Foundation.
"Minority-owned businesses have consistently leveraged their experiences and unique insights to drive innovations," said DJ Fajana, Manager at Clutch. "We strive to recognize these businesses as they continue to pioneer change to the landscape of small business ownership."
Clutch has a certification program for veteran, racial minority and LGBTQ+ owned companies. Social Driver is certified as a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), and has also been named as a Top 100 MBE Awardee by the Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council.