Elliott Branch, the Navy’s deputy assistant secretary for acquisition and procurement, has been named Public Sector Partner of the Year as part of the 10th Annual Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards, the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce, Professional Services Council and Washington Technology announced Friday.
The award honors “the leadership, innovation and commitment to excellence of the individuals and businesses in the region’s government contracting sector,” the group said in a news release. The awardees helped government contracting and acquisition officials execute a myriad of missions at home and abroad, PSC President Stan Soloway said during a gala honoring award recipients Thursday night.
“These partnerships will become all the more critical as we rise to meet the nation’s almost unprecedented budgetary and security challenges,” he said.
Contractors and company executives who received awards this year are:
Contractor of the Year (less than $25 million): Octo Consulting Group, Inc.
Contractor of the Year ($25-75 million): Blue Canopy Group, LLC
Contractor of the Year ($75-300 million): CALIBRE Systems, Inc.
Contractor of the Year (greater than $300 million): Sotera Defense Solutions, Inc.
Executive of the Year (less than $75 million): Greg Baroni, Chairman & CEO, Attain, LLC
Executive of the Year ($75-300 million): Tony Jimenez, Founder, President & CEO, MicroTech
Executive of the Year (greater than $300 million): Richard Montoni, President & CEO, MAXIMUS
Dr. J. Phillip London, chairman of the board of CACI International, was also inducted into the Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards Hall of Fame for career achievement and long term contributions to the industry.
The nominations period for the 11th annual awards will open in early 2013.