Four government contractors and three top executives, including IBM Federal General Manager Anne Altman, were recognized Thursday night at the 12th Annual Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards.
Sponsored by the Professional Services Council and the influential Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce, the awards honor leadership, innovation and commitment to excellence within the region’s government contracting sector.
The GovCon awards went to:
Contractor of the Year (less than $25 million) – IndraSoft, Inc.
Contractor of the Year ($25 million-75 million) – Eagle Ray Inc.
Contractor of the Year ($75 million-300 million) – Agilex Technologies Inc.
Contractor of the Year (greater than $300 million) – American Systems
Program of the Year – Arc Aspicio LLC
Executive of the Year (less than $75 million) – Mehul Sanghani, president and CEO, Octo Consulting Group
Executive of the Year ($75 million-300 million) – Patrick Murphy, president and CEO, Millennium Engineering and Integration Co.
Executive of the Year (greater than $300 million) – Anne Altman, general manager, Federal Government and Industries, IBM
Fairfax chamber President and CEO Jim Corcoran said, “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.”
PSC CEO and President Stan Soloway said this year’s honorees were selected based on their mission success and the expertise. “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,” Soloway said.
In addition to the program honors, Ray Oleson, past board chairman and co-founder of Salient Federal Solutions, was posthumously inducted into the Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards Hall of Fame for his contributions to the industry. Also recognized was Air Force Lt. Gen. Wendy Masiello, director of the Defense Contract Management Agency, who was named as the 2014 Public Sector Partner of the Year.
As part of the event, attendees donated $14,000 to program partner Hopecam, a northern Virginia charity that provides IT equipment for children with cancer so they can remain connected to friends during their treatments.