REGISTER today to join us for the GTSC Awards Celebration!
Join the Government Technology & Services Coalition for an extraordinary celebration of some heroes of 2013 at our Annual Awards Celebration! We’re thrilled to feature our Italian Feast dinner buffet in addition to holiday libations, great company and a fun evening to recognize the accomplishments of those working to achieve the mission of securing our homeland.
NEW VENUE: U.S. Navy Memorial, 701 Pennsylavania Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.
Navy Memorial Metro
The 2013 GTSC Holiday Awards honors:
Federal Small Business Champions of the Year Award:
John Morton, former Director, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement & Jonathan Porter, Chief of Staff, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Federal Small Business Champion of the Year is awarded annually to the Federal official(s) who show a distinct commitment and tangible results toward improving the environment and success for small businesses in the Federal homeland and national security market.
Jonathan Fantini Porter
Chief of Staff, Management & Administration
U.S. Immigration & Custos Enforcement
Market Maven of the Year Award: Chad C. Sweet, Co-Founder & CEO, The Chertoff Group
Normally presented at the GTSC Anniversary, 2013 year’s Market Maven of the Year Award will be presented at the holiday party. It is presented to an exceptional individual who contributes in a concrete and tangible way to the efficiency, productivity and effectiveness of the homeland and national security market. Proven as a thought leader with a belief in increasing individual opportunity, the power of free enterprise and the nurture of innovation to advance and support the homeland and national security mission.
Strategic Partner of the Year Award: Brian E. Finch, Partner, Global Security Practice, Dickstein Shapiro LLP
The Strategic Partner of the Year is awarded annually to the Strategic Partner that demonstrates a clear commitment to GTSC, contributes significantly to the content and substance of the organization and provides GTSC members with counsel, insight and resources to perform exceptionally on behalf of the homeland and national security mission.
Strategic Advisor of the Year Award: Bill Carroll, Senior Partner, Strike Force Consulting
The Strategic Advisor of the Year is awarded annually to the Strategic Advisor who works on behalf of GTSC to increase our capacity, membership and opportunities to bring the innovation, creativity and solutions of small and mid-sized companies to the homeland and national security mission.
Small Business Member of the Year Award: PReSafe Technologies LLC
The award is presented annually to the GTSC Member that exemplifies exceptional quality and ethics for the Federal government, a commitment to GTSC’s small business members and advocacy on behalf of our community.
Mentor of the Year Award: TASC & Mike Kelly, Vice President, Business Development, Civil and Infrastructure Security Group, TASC
Mentor of the Year is awarded annually to the GTSC Mentor who has worked to increase members’ understanding of the homeland and national security market, increased business opportunities for small companies through formal and informal mentoring and engages with GTSC to promote an innovative, robust, fair market for all.
About our Charity Partner: The Border Patrol Foundation
The Border Patrol Foundation provides resources to the families of the fallen and creates awareness of the escalating risk of those who keep America’s borders safe. These services create a financial bridge through the turbulent time following a family’s loss. The Foundation supports programs improving awareness of United States border security and recognizes community leaders supporting the families of the U.S. Border Patrol. The Foundation’s volunteers have served with the U.S. Border Patrol or are professionals, friends and family committed to the importance of securing America’s borders and dedicate their lives to the same.
Thank You to our Sponsors!
Thank you for support from IBM, Old Dominion Strategies and Strativest!
Support and sponsorships of our holiday event are welcome — please contact us to help make this our best event ever!