Iapetus Named 2023 Supplier of the Year by the Houston Minority Supplier Development Council

HOUSTON – November 8, 2023 – On November 4, 2023, Iapetus Holdings CEO and Founder, Craig Taylor, proudly accepted the Houston Minority Supplier Development Council’s (HMSDC) 2023 Supplier of the Year award on behalf of the company.


This prestigious award recognizes deserving Houston-area minority-owned businesses based on the quality, competitiveness, and reliability of products and services rendered. Iapetus Holdings was recognized in the Class 4 category (over $50 million in annual sales).

The award was presented at HMSDC’s 50th Anniversary Gala at the Hyatt Regency Houston. Taylor and Iapetus COO Tej Singh both attended this wonderful event that was a testament to the remarkable achievements and enduring spirit of the minority business community.

The gala was generously sponsored by CenterPoint Energy, ExxonMobil, Shell, Baker Hughes, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, Fluor, Port of Houston, Accenture, Entergy Corporation, H-E-B, DWG CPA PLLC, Twice Media Productions, TNR Advisors and Management Consultants, Hess Corporation, HMSDC President’s Table, and Vantive Inc.

The Iapetus team would like to extend a special thanks to Ingrid Robinson, Angela Freeman, and the entire HMSDC team for their efforts to drive the economic growth of minority-owned Houston businesses.

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About Iapetus Holdings 

Iapetus Holdings LLC is a privately held, minority- and veteran-owned portfolio of energy and utility services businesses and alternative investments. 

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Iapetus brings an entrepreneurial, forward-thinking approach and a deep bench of experienced individuals with diverse backgrounds in finance, human resources, legal, energy, safety, risk management, operational management, communications, and various other disciplines. 

With offices across the U.S., Iapetus is efficiently structured to deliver optimum results for its clients. The operating companies include Iapetus Infrastructure ServicesAtlas Field ServicesAtlas CommoditiesGold Coast Utility SpecialistsHyperion Safety Environmental SolutionsSoaring Eagle Technologies, and the Unmanned Aviation Training Institute (UATI).

Contact: Frank Keenan