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Helios HR Announces 4th Annual Apollo Awards Finalists


Finalists Represent D.C. Region’s Top Companies for Employee Development

March 15, 2010 – Reston, VA – Helios HR, a provider of outsourced human resource (HR) services that optimize workforce and HR operations, today announced the twenty-two finalists of the 2010 Helios HR Apollo Awards. The Apollo Awards program is the premier awards program for recognizing employers in the Washington metropolitan region that invest in employee development initiatives.

“The impact of this awards program becomes increasingly visible in our community as organizations put into place stronger employee development initiatives year over year” said Kathy Albarado, president and CEO, Helios HR. “Companies like those represented by this year’s finalists are instrumental in promoting a culture of learning and growth. We are delighted to once again recognize and share the D.C. region’s most innovative employee development efforts.”

The Awards are presented in multiple categories based on organization size. The finalists for each category are:

Emerging Companies
Evans Incorporated
Rose Financial Services, LLC
SpeakerBox Communications

Small Companies
BrightKey, Inc.
Government Services IPT
Horizon Consulting
Snyder Cohn, P.C.
The QED Group LLC

Mid-size Companies
Apple Federal Credit Union
Capitol Concierge
Goodman & Company
High Performance Technologies, Inc.
The North Highland Company

Large Companies
Ascend One
Greenspring Retirement Community
Ogilvy PR Washington

The finalists were selected by an independent panel of recognized workforce development and HR authorities. Judges made their decisions based upon the organization’s support of employee development initiatives, and the overall impact of these programs.

Helios HR will announce the winners at the Apollo Awards breakfast ceremony on Thursday, June 3, 2010 at the Fairview Park Marriot in Falls Church, Va. For event registration information, please visit

About Helios HR
Helios HR provides human resources outsourcing, consulting and recruiting services that optimize your workforce and HR operations. With Helios, you gain a strategic business partner with a keen eye on your organization’s culture, growth, business strategy and budget. For more information, visit