2013 GREATER WASHINGTON GOVERNMENT CONTRACTOR AWARDS™ WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Tysons Corner, Va. – The Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce (Fairfax Chamber) and Professional Services Council (PSC) are pleased to announce the winners of the 11th Annual Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards,™ the premier awards program honoring the leadership, innovation and commitment to excellence of the individuals and businesses in the region's government contracting sector. 

“For the past 11 years, the Chamber has been proud to partner with PSC to present these prestigious awards,” said Fairfax Chamber President & CEO Jim Corcoran. “We are proud to recognize such outstanding companies and executives since they are emblematic of the best of the private sector.  We applaud each of the winners for their contributions to the government contracting sector and commitment to employees and our region.”

“Last night we recognized a set of companies and executives for their business performance, but also for how they have achieved their success. These success stories are especially important this year given the nation’s almost unprecedented budgetary and security challenges,” said PSC President & CEO Stan Soloway.  

Four Contractor of the Year, three Executive of the Year and one Public Sector Partner of the Year Awards were presented. Dr. Ernst Volgenau, chairman, founder and former CEO of SRA International, was also inducted into the Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards™ Hall of Fame award for career achievement and long term contributions to both the industry and his community.

This year’s winners are:
 
Contractor of the Year (less than $25 million)
Credence Management Solutions


Contractor of the Year ($25-75 million)
XLA


Contractor of the Year ($75-300 million)
Salient Federal Solutions


Contractor of the Year (greater than $300 million)
Carahsoft Technology Corporation


Executive of the Year (less than $75 million)
Kymm McCabe, CEO, ASI Government


Executive of the Year ($75-300 million)
Joseph Martore, President and CEO, CALIBRE Systems, Inc.


Executive of the Year (greater than $300 million)

Kathleen Flanagan, President and CEO, Abt Associates Inc.


Public Sector Partner of the Year
Dr. Nick Nayak, Chief Procurement Officer, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

The nominations period for the 12th Annual Awards will open in early 2014. More information will be posted to www.govconawards.com.

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The Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce (Fairfax Chamber), the Voice of Business in Northern Virginia™, represents more than 625 member companies with nearly 500,000 employees throughout the region. Since 1925, the Chamber has been working to build a strong business community by providing unparalleled access to business development & thought leadership opportunities; professional development & mentoring; business advocacy and strategic community partnerships. Learn more at http://www.fairfaxchamber.org.

The Professional Services Council (PSC) has been the voice of the government professional and technical services industry for 40 years. PSC’s nearly 375 member companies represent small, medium, and large businesses that provide federal agencies with services of all kinds, including information technology, engineering, logistics, facilities management, operations and maintenance, consulting, international development, scientific, social, environmental services, and more. Together, the trade association’s members employ hundreds of thousands of Americans in all 50 states. Follow PSC on Twitter @PSCSpeaks and @StanSoloway.