Pheniece Jones
Director, Media Relations, PSC
Northern Virginia Chamber and PSC Announce 2023 Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards™ Finalists
Winners to be Announced Live at the 21st Annual Awards Gala on November 1st

Tysons, VA – The Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce (Northern Virginia Chamber) and the Professional Services Council (PSC) have announced the finalists for the 21st Annual Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards™ (GovCon Awards), the premier awards event for the Washington area government contracting community. The winners will be recognized during the annual awards gala held at the Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner on November 1, 2023. 

The GovCon Awards were founded in 2002 following the 9/11 terrorist events to honor the exceptional work of the leaders and businesses in the region's government contracting sector. Each year the
GovCon Awards recognize Contractors of the Year in four revenue categories and Executives of the Year in three revenue categories. Approximately 1,000 regional leaders attend this annual event. 

The 2023 GovCon Awards Finalists are:

Contractor of the Year, Up To $25 Million
• Amivero
• Easy Dynamics
• Forge Group
• Hive Group
• Metric5
• ShorePoint

Contractor of the Year, $25 – 75 Million
• cBEYONData
• Xcelerate Solutions
• Intelligent Waves
• Lynker
• Prescient Edge
• Royce Geo

Contractor of the Year, $75 – 300 Million
• Agile Defense
• IntelliBridge
• REI Systems

• Steampunk
• Two Six Technologies

Contractor of the Year, Over $300 Million
• By Light Professional IT Services
• GovCIO
• Guidehouse
• Parsons

Executive of the Year, Up to $75 Million
• Cos DiMaggio, BrainGu
• Carissa Christensen, BryceTech
• Dr. Rajan Natarajan, Global Alliant
• Venkatapathi “PV” Puvvada, NetImpact Strategies
• Alexander Granados, Prescient Edge
• Brian Denny, Veros Technologies

Executive of the Year, $75 – 300 Million
• Sunny Singh, Aeyon
• Gautam Ijoor, Alpha Omega
• Greg Fitzgerald, ITC Federal
• Ali Reza Manouchehri, MetroStar
• Shyam Salona, REI Systems

Executive of the Year, Over $300 Million
• Anil Sharma, 22nd Century Technologies
• Scott McIntyre, Guidehouse
• John Wasson, ICF
• Matthew J. Desch, Iridium Communications
• Carey Smith, Parsons

“The popularity of the Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards is a direct reflection of the power and influence this industry has on our Region. It is our honor to recognize the pre-eminent
leaders in our government contracting community through these Awards.” said Julie Coons, Northern Virginia Chamber president and CEO. “As with other years, the selection process is highly competitive,
and all finalists should be very proud of this achievement.”

More information about the GovCon Awards can be found at Follow the conversation on Twitter through @NovaChamber and @PSCSpeaks and hashtags: #GovCon2023 #GovConAwards #GovConAwards2023.


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 the Region's largest Chamber of Commerce, drawing members and
impacting policy across the Greater Washington D.C. Metropolitan Region. Today, 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.
The Chamber’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.
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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.
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