Awards

Our leaders’ service has been recognized by the Federal Government.

  • Presidential Rank of Distinguished Executive in 2005; the highest annual award for select career Senior Executive Service members
  • Presidential Rank of Meritorious Executive in both 1994 and 2000; the second-highest annual award for select career SES members
  • 6 IRS Commissioner Awards; the highest recognition given at the Internal Revenue Service
  • 4 IRS Assistant Commissioner Awards; highest departmental awards
  • 5 Hammer Awards; presented to teams of innovators and thought leaders who have made significant contributions in support of reinventing government
  • 3 Federal 100 Awards; recognizing government and industry leaders who have played pivotal roles in the federal government IT community
  • Contracting Officer of the Year; Department of the Interior
  • Meritorious and Distinguished Service Awards at the Department of the Interior: the top two awards at the Department of the Interior
  • Kelman Award; the Department of Interior’s award for Federal Acquisition

Pioneers

Our leaders bring invaluable insights from their experiences in public sector and government partnership:

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  • Founder of the DHS PARM overseeing more than $18 billion portfolio across all of DHS
  • DHS Chief Procurement Officer; obligated over $15 billion annually
  • Procurement leaders from DHS, Treasury, and Interior; creators of EAGLE I, First Source, and TIPSS-4
  • Co-founder of the Interior’s GovWorks organization which later merged into the Office of the Secretary, Interior Business Center
  • Industry leaders who have won individual programs in excess of $1 billion