PSC and the Northern Virginia Chamber Names M. Charito Kruvant the 2020 Hall of Fame Honoree at the 2020 Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards™
Winners Were Announced Live at the 18th Annual Awards Gala (Virtual) on November 4

Arlington, Va. (Nov. 6, 2020) The Professional Services Council (PSC) and the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce (Northern Virginia Chamber) are pleased to have announced during the 18th Annual Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards™ that M. Charito Kruvant, Founder and Chairperson of the Board, Creative Associates International is the 2020 Hall of Fame Honoree.  Commonly called the “GovCon Awards,” it is the premier awards event for the Washington area government contracting community.  

The 2020 Public Sector Partner Award was for the first time in its history given to a Member of Congress, Congressman Will Hurd of Texas, for his leadership and vision in strengthening the partnership of government and the private sector. 

The GovCon Awards honor the exceptional work of leaders and businesses in the region's government contracting sector. The award categories include Contractor of the Year in four revenue categories, Executive of the Year in three revenue categories, and the Program of the Year across all categories.

The 2020 Washington Government Contractor Awards Winners are: 

Contractor of the Year 

Up To $25 Million: Aptive Resources
$25 – 75 Million: Robotic Research LLC
$75 – 300 Million: Dovel Technologies
Over $300 Million: Guidehouse

Executive of the Year
Up to $75 Million: Dr. Sarbari Gupta, Electrosoft Services
$75 – 300 Million: Chris Wynes, METIS Solutions
Over $300 Million: Bruce Caswell, Maximus

Program of the Year: 
Robotic Research LLC

“PSC values the partnership with the Chamber and heartily congratulates the very deserving finalists and especially the winners of the 2020 Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards. It is a highly competitive process, based on merit and results, and the winners showcase the best of our industry, both for companies and the executives,” said PSC president and CEO, David Berteau. “It is also a truly special privilege this year to recognize Congressman Will Hurd as Public Sector Partner of the Year for his commitment to advancing technology modernization in government. His work reflects and builds on the achievements of government and contractors working together to achieve critical mission success.”

“The selection process is highly competitive, and all finalists should be very proud of this achievement. Congratulations to the winners of the 2020 Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards™. They represent the best of the best in the government contracting industry in Greater Washington and throughout the country,” said Julie Coons, Northern Virginia Chamber president and CEO. 

In addition, continuing the award program’s history of supporting a charity partner, the TD Foundation was chosen for its commitment to providing aid to children of wounded warriors and fallen heroes.

More information about the GovCon Awards can be found at Follow the conversation on Twitter through @NovaChamber and @PSCSpeaks and hashtags: #GovCon2020 #GovConAwards #GovConAwards2020. 

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Media Contact:
Pheniece Jones
Director, Media Relations 

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. To learn more, visit

About the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce: Originally founded in 1925 as a Fairfax county-focused business advocacy organization, the Northern Virginia Chamber has grown into region's largest Chamber of Commerce, drawing members and impacting policy across the Greater Washington D.C. Metropolitan Region. Today, 700 members strong, representing close to 500,000 employees, the diversity of our community is one of our greatest assets, offering opportunities to learn from one another and form personal connections that help guide lasting business growth.
NOVA’s goal is to be considered not only a business partner but also an agent of change for our members. We do this through our work in government advocacy, education through events and programs, networking, promotion of member businesses, and recognition through awards. We are proud to have worked together over these many years to build a meaningful association that enriches our community and look forward to continuing that good work.  For more information, visit  Northern Virginia Chamber Media Contact: Bonnie Taylor, (703) 297-8554