FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 13, 2014
CONTACT: Alex Chagouris
Director of Communications and Marketing
2014 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 12th 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 12 years, the Chamber has been proud to partner with PSC to present these prestigious awards,” said Fairfax Chamber President and 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.”
“This year’s public and private sector honorees demonstrate that mission success is driven by the expertise and skills each sector brings to the table,” said PSC President and CEO Stan Soloway. “As our industry and the government undergo significant shifts in needs and solutions, continued communication and collaboration will be key to ensuring a successful future.”
In addition, as announced in September, Ray Oleson, Salient, past chairman of the Board and co-founder of Salient Federal Solutions, was posthumously honored with induction into the Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards™ Hall of Fame for his extraordinary contributions to the industry and Air Force Lt. Gen. Wendy Masiello, director of the Defense Contract Management Agency was recognized as the 2014 Public Sector Partner of the Year. The 2014 GovCon Charity Partner was Hopecam of Reston, Va. On the night of the awards show, $14,000 was raised for Hopecam through direct donations from the event attendees.
Four Contractor of the Year awards and three Executive of the Year awards were presented. The 2014 Program of the Year, the first of its kind, 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 (less than $25 million)
Contractor of the Year ($25-75 million)
Eagle Ray Inc.
Contractor of the Year ($75-300 million)
Agilex Technologies, Inc.
Contractor of the Year (greater than $300 million)
Program of the Year
Executive of the Year (less than $75 million)
President, Octo Consulting Group
Executive of the Year ($75-300 million)
President and CEO, Millennium Engineering and Integration Company
Executive of the Year (greater than $300 million)
General Manager, Federal Government and Industries, IBM Corporation
The nominations period for the 13th Annual Awards will open in early 2015. More information will be posted to www.fairfaxchamber.org.
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. More information about the Chamber is available at www.fairfaxchamber.org.
About PSC: PSC is the voice of the government technology and professional services industry. PSC’s more than 370 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.