FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 13, 2018
Director, Marketing & Communications
Northern Virginia Chamber Announces Winners for 2018 Outstanding Corporate Citizenship Awards
Tysons, Va. – The Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce (Northern Virginia Chamber) today announced the finalists and winners for the 2018 Outstanding Corporate Citizenship Awards presented at the organization’s Annual Chairman’s Luncheon at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner.
Presented across seven categories, the awards honor extraordinary business leadership and above-and-beyond corporate social responsibility (CSR). The nominations period took place from February - April 2018. An independent selection committee reviewed all applications. From the selected pool of nominees, judges chose first, second, and third place winners who were announced live at the event.
This year’s first, second, and third place winners are:
Outstanding Corporate Citizen of the Year (Large Business)
- 1st Place: Accenture
- 2nd Place: Capital One
- 3rd Place: Deloitte
Outstanding Corporate Citizen of the Year (Mid-Size Business)
- 1st Place: Acumen Solutions
- 2nd Place: Apple Federal Credit Union
- 3rd Place: Eagle Bank
Outstanding Corporate Citizen of the Year (Small Business)
- 1st Place: ThunderCat Technology
- 2nd Place: Reinventing Geospatial, Inc.
- 3rd Place: GCubed Inc.
Non-Profit of the Year
- 1st Place: Cornerstones
- 2nd Place: The Women’s Center
- 3rd Place: The Sequoia Project
Public Sector Partner of the Year
- 1st Place: Fairfax County Office of Public Private Partnerships
- 2nd Place: Arlington County Police Department
- 3rd Place: Diversion First
Executive Leader of the Year
- 1st Place: Timothy Lyden, Hogan Lovells
- 2nd Place: Debbie Ames Naylor, PenFed Credit Union
- 3rd Place: Jonathan Evans, Bart & Associates
Emerging Influential of the Year
- 1st Place: Stephen Gillotte, Reinventing Geospatial, Inc.
- 2nd Place: Rebecca Geller, The Geller Law Group
- 3rd Place: Josh Stillman, Capitol Financial Consultants, Inc.
The Lifetime Achievement Award, selected by past Chamber chairs for lifelong dedication and service to the Northern Virginia business community, was presented to Todd Stottlemyer, CEO, Inova Center for Personalized Health.
The NOVAForward Awards, which recognizes exceptional work to move Northern Virginia businesses and the community forward, were presented to Stephen Fuller, Dwight Schar Chair & University Professor Director, Stephen S. Fuller Institute for Research on the Washington Region’s Economic Future, Schar School of Policy & Government and Linda Mathes, Chief Executive Officer, The American Red Cross in the National Capital Region.
Outgoing Northern Virginia Chamber Chairman Harry Klaff, Managing Director, JLL presented awards for exemplary service to the Chamber over the past year. Recipients of this year’s Chairman Awards included:
- Mary-Claire Burick, Rosslyn BID
- Jane-Scott Cantus, The ILEX Group
- Anthony Chang, Washington REIT
- Jim Dyke, McGuireWoods Consulting, LLC
- Mike Quinn, Capital One
Jennifer Siciliano, Vice President, Government Relations, Inova Health System, was welcomed as the 2018 - 2019 Northern Virginia Chamber Chairman.
To view pictures of the event, visit the Northern Virginia Chamber Flickr page.
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