By: Natalie O'Laughlin on November 18th, 2019

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Helios HR Wins NVFS' 2019 CARE Award


Friday, November 15, 2019 --- Northern Virginia Family Service (NVFS) today recognized Helios HR as a winner of its 2019 "Companies As Responsive Employers" (CARE) Awards at a breakfast ceremony at the Sheraton Premiere Tysons Corner, VA. For more than 25 years, the CARE Awards have recognized outstanding companies moving the needle to make Northern Virginia a better place for everyone to work, live and play. Helios HR is receiving the CARE Award for demonstrating leadership and innovation in community impact, family-friendly policies and employee engagement.

"It is an absolute honor to be nominated by our team and receive the Northern Virginia Family Service CARE Award for fostering a caring culture. We believe caring is what sets Helios apart and keeps our clients and team happy. As an employer, we encourage our team members to show up to work every day as their whole selves so that we can support one another both professionally and personally," said CEO Kathy Albarado.

"CARE Award winners are top business leaders who demonstrate unyielding commitment to their employees and our community," shares Stephanie Berkowitz, president and CEO at Northern Virginia Family Service. "CARE shines a light on this exceptional group of businesses and the ways they help to strengthen our economy, bolster their bottom lines, and make our region stronger."

Thirty-two companies are honored to receive the CARE Award, with winners selected based on their performance in the categories of community involvement and impact, health and wellness benefits, work-life programs and policies, and development and education programs.

"The 2019 CARE Awards winners put people first. They innovate through exemplary work-life benefits and programs, and they focus on fostering thriving cultures of community. The leaders of these organizations understand that employee engagement happens when individuals and the causes they care about are valued and supported," said Misti Mukherjee, CARE Awards committee chair and attorney, Extensio Law, PLLC. "The Awards program provides a unique opportunity to learn best practices from the most innovative and engaged workforces in our community."

Information about the Award program is available at

About Helios HR

Helios HR is the leading human capital and talent acquisition consulting firm in our nation's capital. We partner with clients across the globe to help them attract top talent, navigate the modern workplace, and develop future leaders. For more information about us, visit

About Northern Virginia Family Service (NVFS)

The breadth, depth and scope of services from Northern Virginia Family Service ensures that everyone in need, at every stage of life, maximizes their potential and fully contributes to a thriving community. NVFS provides the essential building blocks for financial, emotional and physical well-being, serving as leaders and innovators for the Northern Virginia community. Every year, they empower 34,000 individuals and families to achieve self-sufficiency.

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