DSFederal named as a Finalist for SECAF Award of Excellence


    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Contacts:

    Nick Foley, DSFederal

    301-938-8915

    nicholas.foley@dsfederal.com

    Amy Talley, SECAF

    atalley@jeffersoncomm.com

    703-323-8939

    DSFederal NAMED AS 10th Annual SECAF FINALIST FOR

    PRESTIGIOUS SECAF Award of Excellence

    DSFederal Honored for Excellence in the Government Contracting Industry

    April 3, 2018, McLean, VA – DSFederal today announced that it was selected as a finalist for the 10th Annual Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF) Awards. Winners will be announced at the SECAF Awards Gala on Tuesday, May 10, 2018 at the Hilton McLean in Tysons Corner. The event honors small and emerging government contractors and the players in the industry that rely on small business.

    2018 finalists are named in the following categories:

    • SECAF Government Contractor of the Year (Under $7.5 Million in Revenue)

    • SECAF Government Contractor of the Year ($7.5 to $15 Million in Revenue)

    • SECAF Government Contractor of the Year ($15 to $27.5 Million in Revenue)

    • SECAF Award of Excellence

    • SECAF Government Project of the Year

    • SECAF Small Business Mentor/Partner of the Year

    DSFederal is a finalist for the SECAF Award of Excellence.

    “DSFederal is a proud member of SECAF, and we’re thrilled to be considered for this prestigious honor, as a finalist among other outstanding small contractors,” said CEO Sophia Parker. “As we enter our 11th year in business and our first year as a post-graduate company, we will continue to be guided by our founding IDEA principles: Integrity, Deliver Results, Everyone Matters, and Always Honor Our Word.”

    "For the last decade, the SECAF Awards Gala has spotlighted the tremendous small businesses that are doing outstanding and innovative work in the government contracting community,” said Cameron Hamilton, Senior Managing Director at The McLean Group and one of the 2018 event chairs. “We are thrilled to recognize DSFederal, as it is a shining example of the tenacity, vision, and commitment that enable the community of small business government contractors to deliver excellence year in and year out.”

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    About DSFederal: DSFederal is a woman-owned consulting firm that specializes in research support, enterprise IT solutions, business process improvement, and training for Federal government agencies. The company has received awards from the U.S. Small Business Administration (Top Woman-Owned Small Business and Small Business Person of the Year), the Washington Business Journal (Top Small Technology Company and Women Who Mean Business), SmartCEO (Cornerstone Award), and the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce (Small Business Leader of the Year for CEO Sophia Parker). Clients include the Departments of Health and Human Services, Homeland Security, Transportation, Defense, and Agriculture, among others. Projects range from enterprise platform migrations to Drupal-powered websites to risk management studies to training solutions, with an emphasis on human health and safety. www.dsfederal.com

    About the 10th Annual SECAF Awards Gala: The 10th Annual SECAF Awards Gala is the premier commemorative event honoring the small and emerging government contractors and the players in the ecosystem that rely on small business. The event, expected to sell out at more than 500 attendees, will be held Thursday, May 10, 2018, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at the Hilton McLean in Tysons Corner. Tickets and tables can be purchased at: www.secaf.org.

    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. Providing 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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