The Softec IMPACT is the most Prestigious Softec award honoring lifetime achievements in technology, business, entrepreneurship, or community service.

Up to 2022, the Softec IMPACT has been awarded to the following individuals and organizations.

  1. Andrea Seastrand, California Space Authority
  2. Eric Schwefler, Caliber Accounting, and Softec Founder
  3. Mark Wright, Individual Award for contributions to the Tech Community
  4. Tim Williams, Digital West now Astound Business Solutions.
  5. Randy Flamm, IQMS

Selection Process

At the beginning of the year, Softec sends all members an invitation to recommend a person and organization in one or more of the following categories.

  • Innovation
  • Management
  • Public Service
  • Advocacy
  • Community
  • Technology

After member submissions, the Softec Board of Directors debates the merit of each recommendation.

The Board oversees the due diligence of the award recommendation with all the claims validated.

The Board plans an award ceremony to present the Softec IMPACT.

The Softec IMPACT is not awarded every year nor are there limits on the Board on the number of awards.