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SECAF Announces Finalists for Sixth Annual Government Contractor Awards
Annual Program Lauds Leaders in the Emerging Government Contractor Ecosystem
March 25, 2014, McLean, VA – The Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF) today announced the finalists for its Sixth Annual Government Contractor Awards. The organization’s flagship event honors small and emerging government contractors and the players in the industry that rely on small business. Winners will be announced during SECAF’s Awards Gala on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at the Hilton McLean in Tysons Corner.
“SECAF’s mission is to assist government contractors achieve maximum growth in a highly competitive marketplace. These awards were developed to highlight companies within our community that continually and consistently put forth tremendous effort and generate results that benefit the entire government contractor community,” said Kwesi Rogers, chairman of SECAF and president of Federal National Commercial Credit. “The companies selected are very much deserving of the recognition we are honored to bestow upon them.”
This year’s finalists, all located in the Washington, DC area, were chosen in six categories. The Government Contractor of the Year (divided into three revenue categories) recognizes companies that have shown a compelling and profound commitment to excellence in financial performance. The SECAF Award of Excellence highlights organizations that represent excellence within their respective communities, the government contracting industry, and towards employees. The Government Project of the Year is given to a company that has delivered an exemplary program with significant value to the federal government. Finally, the Small Business Partner of the Year is awarded to a company that has demonstrated its ability to establish and support mentorships, teaming, partnerships, and other beneficial programs for small businesses.
2014 finalists include:
SECAF Government Contractor of the Year (under $6 million in revenue):
· Consulting Services Group, LLC
· Dfuse Technologies, Inc.
· EnDyna, Inc.
· Knowledge Systems LLC
SECAF Government Contractor of the Year ($6 to $12 million in revenue):
· Applied Fundamentals Consulting LLC
· Intrepid Solutions and Services, Inc.
· MindPoint Group, LLC
· Obsidian Solutions Group
SECAF Government Contractor of the Year ($12 to $25 million in revenue):
· Foxhole Technology, Inc.
· Logistics Systems Incorporated
· MicroPact Inc.
· Prime Solutions
· VariQ Corporation
SECAF Award of Excellence (under $25 million in revenue):
· BLH Technologies, Inc.
· DSFederal, Inc.
· Integrity Management Consulting, Inc.
· IntelliWare Systems
· Lawrence Executive Alliance of Professionals, LLC
Government Project of the Year
· Atlas Research
· DSFederal, Inc.
· Ingenicomm, Inc.
· STS International
· Transformation Systems, Inc.
SECAF Small Business Partner of the Year:
· Altamira Technologies Corporation
· American Systems Corporation
· Booz Allen Hamilton
· L-3 National Security Solutions
“Each year, we become more and more impressed with the caliber of submissions. 2014 proved to be yet another stellar year in raising that bar,” said the chairs for SECAF’s Sixth Annual Awards Gala,Scott Brezler, Cameron Hamilton and Mark Moore. “Companies selected as finalists demonstrated profound successes, whether it was achieving impressive growth despite the challenges in the marketplace, consistently delivering quality projects that drive value for their customers, or providing critical leadership, teamwork, and partnerships within the small and emerging government contractors’ ecosystem. We’re looking forward to the May 1st Awards Gala to honor each one, as they all very much deserve to be publicly recognized. The previous SECAF Awards Galas have each been heralded as extraordinary events for the Government Contracting community, and this upcoming Awards Gala will be a very special night for our SECAF members and guests as well as the Finalists – a celebration not to miss.”
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About The Sixth Annual SECAF Awards Gala
The Sixth Annual SECAF Awards Gala is the premier commemorative event honoring the small and emerging government contractors and the players in the ecosystem that rely on small business. The event will be held Thursday, May 1, 2014 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner. Tickets can be purchased at: www.secaf.org.
About The Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum
The Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF) enables the small and emerging government contractor to achieve maximum growth rates in a highly competitive marketplace. Arming members with business resources, access to influencers and government agencies, and advocacy opportunities and education, SECAF is an important resource for a growing company. SECAF also serves the medium to large government contractors, providing invaluable introductions to specialized small businesses that enable the overall contracting community to work successfully in tandem. For more information, visit www.secaf.org.