Ms. Devadas was honored as the 2009 Washington Metropolitan Area District Small Business “Person of the Year” by the U.S. Small Business Administration. In 2009, she was awarded a Proclamation from the Montgomery County Council in Maryland, where Synergy resides. As a result of her insight into federal contract management and her reputation for conducting business with integrity, Ms. Devadas was named one of the top five “Executives of the Year” by GovCon in 2010. Synergy was named the 2010 “Contractor of the Year” by GovCon—one of only five firms to achieve this honor. In January 2016, Ms. Devadas was also honored as a Minority Business Leader by the Washington Business Journal.
Her consistent drive and unfailing commitment to ensuring client goals was recognized in 2011 by President Obama during a press conference in the Rose Garden, where he singled out Synergy’s success as representative of the promise of opportunity in America. Ms. Devadas was also one of 15 business owners invited to the White House on September 27, 2011, to meet with President Barack Obama, Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner, Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley, and members of Congress when the President signed the Small Business Jobs Act, designed to help small businesses hire new workers. Following the signing, Ms. Devadas was interviewed about small business concerns in a press conference at the White House.
In addition to memberships in several professional associations, Ms. Devadas is a speaker for the National Association of Professional Asian Women. She has been featured several times on Executive Leaders Radio, serves on the Board of Directors for So Others Might Eat (S.O.M.E.), and is on the Advisory Board of BB&T Bank. Ms. Devadas is active with the NIH Children’s Inn, which provides residential respite for terminally ill children and their families.