Northern Virginia Chamber, PSC Announce 2016 Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards™ Winners
November 2, 2016
Tysons, Va. – The Professional Services Council (PSC) and Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce (Northern Virginia Chamber) are pleased to announce the winners of the 14th 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 14 years, the Chamber has been honored to partner with PSC to present these prestigious awards,” said Northern Virginia Chamber President and CEO Jim Corcoran. “We are proud to recognize such outstanding companies and executives as 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.”
“Each of the finalists and winners tonight collectively emphasize the quality of the federal contracting industry,” said PSC President and CEO David Berteau. “We are pleased once again to celebrate the deep expertise, community involvement, and drive that is required to excel in this market.”
In addition, as announced in September, Donna Morea, Former President, CGI Technologies and Solutions was honored as the first woman to be inducted into the Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards™ Hall of Fame for her extraordinary contributions to the industry and Frank Kendall III, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, U.S. Department of Defense was recognized as the 2016 Public Sector Partner of the Year. The 2016 GovCon Charity Partner was Warriors Ethos.
Four Contractor of the Year awards and three Executive of the Year awards were presented. The 2016 Program of the Year was chosen from a large number of successful programs among the finalists from all four Contractor of the Year categories. The winner was recommended by the judges through a combination of mission achievement, financial success and customer recognition.
This year’s winners are:
Contractor of the Year (up to $25 million)
Presented by: SunTrust
Enlighten IT Consulting, Inc.
Contractor of the Year ($25-75 million)
Presented by: Capital One Commercial Banking
Contractor of the Year ($75-300 million)
Presented by: Deloitte
Blue Canopy Group, LLC
Contractor of the Year (greater than $300 million)
Presented by: Baker Tilly
Executive of the Year (up to $75 million)
Presented by: Cardinal Bank
Ted Davies, CEO, Altamira Technologies Inc.
Executive of the Year ($75-300 million)
Presented by: UBS Private Wealth Management
Michele Bolos, Founder & CEO, NT Concepts, Inc.
Executive of the Year (greater than $300 million)
Presented by: Kipps DeSanto
Teresa Carlson, Vice President, Worldwide Public Sector, Amazon Web Services
Program of the Year
InCadence Strategic Solutions
Hall of Fame Inductee
Donna Morea, Former President, CGI Technologies and Solutions
Public Sector Partner of the Year
Frank Kendall III, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, U.S. Department of Defense
The nominations period for the 15th Annual Awards will open in early 2017. More information will be posted to www.novachamber.org.
About the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce: The Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce (Northern Virginia Chamber), formerly the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce, The Voice of Business in Northern Virginia™, represents local employers with more than 500,000 regional employees. The Northern Virginia Chamber is the leader in advancing innovative solutions to the region’s priorities in transportation, education, workforce, and economic opportunity. For 90-plus years, the Northern Virginia Chamber has been working hand-in-hand with companies in the region to build a strong business community. To learn more about the Northern Virginia Chamber, please visit http://www.novachamber.org and follow the Northern Virginia Chamber on Twitter: @NOVAChamber and @NOVAChamber_CEO.
About PSC: PSC is the voice of the government technology and professional services industry. PSC’s more than 400 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.