By: Natalie O'Laughlin on December 2nd, 2019

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Kathy Albarado Named 100 People You Need to Know by Virginia Business


100-People-to-Meet-logo_small-112x129RESTON, VA– [December 2, 2019] – Virginia Business named Helios HR CEO, Kathy Albarado an "Impact Maker" for using her influence to empower others in their inaugural list of Virginians to get to know in 2020.

The magazine recognizes Albarado's contributions to help organizations attract, engage and retain employees in a very tight job market in Northern Virginia, especially with the influence of Amazon HQ2. Her influential leadership in bringing together CEOs and HR leaders together to discuss employee engagement, diversity and inclusion and other hot topics in the workplace with the Human Capital Impact Forum. And also highlights Albarado's involvement in Leadership Mission International, whose mission is to develop a new generation of ethical women leaders in Honduras to be change agents in their country. 

Virginia Business recognized 100 influential people for making the Commonwealth a great place to live, work and play. Honorees were designated into the following groups: Angels, Builders, Educators, Hosts, Impact makers, Innovators, Navigators, New folks, Public faces, and Rainmakers. Other key players to know going into the new decade include Suffolk restaurateur and community arts advocate Ed Beardsley, co-founder Daniel Larimer, and Inc.’s Ardine Williams. 

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