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Kathy Albarado, Helios HR CEO Named Finalist In Washington Business Journal’s 2009 Philanthropy Awards


Kathy Albarado Honored for Dedication and Contributions to Community, Philanthropy

Reston, VA – April 21, 2009 – The Washington Business Journal has announced finalists in the 2009 Philanthropy Awards, and Helios HR CEO, Kathy Albarado, is a finalist in the CEO Leadership Awards for Small Business category. The 2009 Philanthropy Awards are designed to honor companies and CEOs in the DC Metropolitan region who have made a difference through their financial and volunteer philanthropic work. Finalists are based in the metropolitan Washington DC region.

“I strongly believe that individuals and companies have a duty to give back to the community in which they live and work,” says Kathy Albarado, CEO of Helios HR. “I am honored to be part of a team that is passionate about contributing to the benefit of others. I am passionate about helping small companies grow and developing a sound infrastructure to ensure their ability to attract and retain a dynamic workforce.”

The Washington Business Journal will announce winners at a breakfast awards program on Thursday, May 14, 2009 at The Ritz-Carlton in Washington DC. Registration begins at 8:00 AM. The awards program and breakfast will take place from 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM. Single tickets are available for $75.00. Tables of 10 are available for $750.00 and include a year subscription to the WBJ per person. To register for this event, please visit

“Through Kathy Albarado’s commitment to contribute time and leadership to non profit organizations benefiting HR, IT and rising stars, coupled with her own corporate successes, she has become one of Northern Virginia’s best and brightest entrepreneurs,” said Elizabeth Shea, CEO of SpeakerBox Communications, long-time partner of Ms. Albarado and Helios HR.

All finalists will also be profiled in a special section in the May 15th edition of The Washington Business Journal.

About Helios HR

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About Washington Business Journal

The Washington Business Journal is owned and operated by American City Business Journals, the nation’s largest publisher of metropolitan business newspapers. American City Business Journals also includes Bizjournals, the new media division, which operates the Web sites for each of the company’s 41 print business journals. The Washington Business Journal has been Greater Washington’s leading source of business news and information for more than 20 years, providing over 150,000 business executives with comprehensive news on local people and their companies, as well as industry trends, tips and strategies and award-winning critical analysis. For more information, please visit