A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson
The list of this year’s Greater Washington Government Contractor Award finalists came out this week and the category of companies with more than $300 million in annual revenue features some of the sector’s most notable names and leaders.
The Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce and Professional Services Council hand the GovCon awards each year to executives and companies the organizations deem as “demonstrative of leadership, innovation and commitment to the excellence of the individuals and businesses in the region’s government contracting sector.”
Six GovCon executives and five companies are up for nomination in the $300 million-plus category that saw Anne Altman, IBM’s U.S. federal lead, and American Systems take home the honors in 2014 for “Executive of the Year” and “Contractor of the Year” respectively.
Five of the “Executive of the Year” nominees for 2015 in the $300 million-plus are also members of Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2015, our selection of GovCon’s most influential voices.
Leaders up for this year’s “Executive of the Year” GovCon Award in that category include:
Sondra Barbour: head of Lockheed Martin’s IS&GS segment
Marilyn Crouther: U.S. public sector lead at HP
Mac Curtis: CEO of Vencore
John Heller: CEO of PAE
Tom Romeo: federal services president at Maximus
Mark Testoni, CEO of SAP NS2
“Contractor of the Year” nominees in the $300 million-plus category are:
Accenture’s federal services subsidiary
Click here to read GovCon Executive’s coverage of the nominations in all categories and check GCE’s sister site ExecutiveBiz in early November to find out the identity of the winners.
Now is the time to reserve your seat at the Potomac Officers Club‘s next “CIO Speaker Series” event for Thursday, which will feature the GSA’s Chris Hamm as the keynote and a panel discussion to feature leaders from the public and private sectors.
Hamm leads the agency’s Federal Systems Integration and Management Center, which provides U.S. agencies acquisition support for information technology and professional services.
Additionally, we are looking forward to the POC’s 2015 Cybersecurity Summit on Oct. 15 with Navy Adm. Michael Rogers, head of the National Security Agency and Cyber Command, lined up as the headline speaker.
Click here to sign up for these events and view POC’s full calendar.
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