The Honor Recognizes Excellence in the Government Contracting Industry
May 3, 2019, McLean, VA – Ripple Effect was selected as a finalist for the 11th Annual Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF) Awards. Winners were announced at the SECAF Awards Gala on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at the Hilton McLean in Tysons Corner. The event honored small and emerging government contractors and industry players that rely on small business.
Ripple Effect was a finalist for the Government Contractor of the Year ($7.5 to $15 Million in Revenue) award, which recognizes companies that have shown a compelling and profound commitment to excellence in financial performance. The four other companies selected as finalists in this category were Dark Wolf Solutions, LLC; Expedition Technology, Inc.; Phoenix Operations Group; and SNA International, LLC.
The Government Contractor of the Year ($7.5 to $15 Million in Revenue) award went to Expedition Technology, Inc., a Dulles, VA-based technology firm specializing in signal and image processing solutions for defense and space clients. While Ripple Effect did not win the award, it was honored to be selected as a finalist among such prestigious competition and to have its leadership team representing Ripple Effect at the Awards Gala.
“To me, being selected as a finalist for this award is proof of our success, and the journey we’ve been on,” said Ripple Effect president and CEO Amy Bielski. “It’s how our capabilities have expanded, how our infrastructure has evolved, how our culture has taken shape—those combined and grew into a mission to work smarter and perform better, and I couldn’t be prouder of our people for making us who we are today.”
“For more than a decade, the SECAF Awards Gala has been regarded as the consummate awards event honoring the businesses delivering exceptional levels of quality in the government contracting community,” said Curt Anderson, Vice President of Corporate Growth at Strategic Resolution Experts, Inc. and SECAF Board Chair.
“It is a privilege and my distinct honor to recognize Ripple Effect as a tremendous example of leading by serving others. The organization demonstrates the discipline required in the face of adversity, the absolute can-do attitude, and the commitment to our customers’ missions which enable our government contractor ecosystem to reach higher levels of growth, maturity, and success.”
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About The 11th Annual SECAF Awards Gala
The 11th 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 2, 2019 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 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.