2013 Award Winners
May 3, 2013, McLean, VA – The Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF) today announced the winners for its Fifth Annual SECAF Awards. SECAF’s flagship event honors small and emerging government contractors and the players in the industry that rely on small businesses. Winners were announced yesterday during the annual Awards Gala at the Hilton McLean in Tysons Corner.
They were selected in eight categories. The Government Contractor of the Year 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. 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. Finally, the Government Advocate of the Year is awarded to someone that has provided leadership, commitment and direction and has had a profound and positive impact on the small and emerging contracting community.
2013 winners are as follows:
SECAF Government Contractor of the Year (under $6 million in revenue):
- Navanti Group, LLC.
SECAF Government Contractor of the Year ($6 to $12 million in revenue):
- InCadence Strategic Solutions Corp.
SECAF Government Contractor of the Year ($12 to $25 million in revenue):
- Innovative Defense Technologies
SECAF Small Business Partner of the Year ($25 to $100 million in revenue):
- ASM Research, Inc.
SECAF Small Business Partner of the Year (over $100 million in revenue):
- DCS Corporation
SECAF Government Project of the Year:
- Potomac Healthcare Solutions
SECAF Award of Excellence:
- Excella Consulting, Inc.
SECAF Government Advocate of the Year:
- Bridget Bean, U.S. Small Business Administration
“It is a great honor to recognize these companies that consistently demonstrate the commitment, drive and leadership that enable the government contractor community as a whole to reach higher levels,” said Kwesi Rogers, chairman of SECAF and president of Federal National Commercial Credit. “We are privileged to celebrate their accomplishments amongst colleagues and peers.”
“Congratulations to all the SECAF award winners. Year in and year out, they prove to be tremendous advocates for our industry. Moreover, they are shining examples for other government contractors and small business partners out there,” added Mark Moore, John Marshall Bank, and Scott Brezler, Dixon Hughes Goodman, co-chairs for the Awards Gala selection committee. “We thank them, along with all of our finalists and nominees, for their stellar contributions to the contractor community.”
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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.
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Finalist Reception Sponsors
Enjoy a few pictures from last year's Awards Gala: