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Washington SmartCEO is pleased to announce the 2014 Brava! Award winners

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Washington, DC (April 18, 2014) —Washington SmartCEO is pleased to announce the 2014 Brava! Award winners. The Brava! Awards celebrate the distinguished achievements of 32 of Greater Washington’s top women business leaders. This year’s class collectively generates more than $254.6 million in annual revenue and employ over 1,111 individuals. This year’s winners will be profiled in the July/August issue of SmartCEO magazine and celebrated at an awards ceremony on July 30, 2014.

 

 

 

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Washington SmartCEO Announces the 2014 Brava! Awards Winners

 

32 powerhouse female business leaders to be recognized in

SmartCEO’s Brava! Awards program

 

Washington, DC (April 18, 2014) Washington SmartCEO is pleased to announce the 2014 Brava! Award winners. The Brava! Awards celebrate the distinguished achievements of 32 of Greater Washington’s top women business leaders. This year’s class collectively generates more than $254.6 million in annual revenue and employ over 1,111 individuals. This year’s winners will be profiled in the July/August issue of SmartCEO magazine and celebrated at an awards ceremony on July 30, 2014.

 

Please see below for a complete list of winners and for program details. To share in the excitement leading up to the event, follow us @SmartCEO #BravaAwards.

 

“Brava winners possess the utmost qualities in a leader — vision, passion, compassion, dedication, perseverance. Every one of this year’s winners exhibits these qualities in running their business, their families and their philanthropic activities. They give 110 percent of them selves,” says Jaime Nespor, regional president of SmartCEO Media. “We are honored and humbled to recognize a group of women who are truly making a difference in the world.”

 

The winners will be celebrated at the Baltimore Brava! Awards ceremony on July 30, 2014. An expected sell-out event, 300 local C-level executives and guests will attend to celebrate their achievements. Past Brava! winners will also be in attendance to welcome the new class of winners and grow the community. The event will kick off with a cocktail reception followed by the awards ceremony and a final toast to the women leaders of Greater Washington.

 

About SmartCEO
SmartCEO’s mission is to educate and inspire the business community through its award-winning magazine, connections at C-level events and access to valuable online resources. SmartCEO’s integrated media platforms reach decision makers in the Baltimore, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, metropolitan areas.

About the Brava! Awards

The Brava! Awards program celebrates female CEOs who combine their irrepressible entrepreneurial spirit with a passion for giving back to the community. Brava! Award winners are exemplary leaders of both their companies and their communities. They encourage local philanthropy, mentor up-and-coming leaders and set their companies on the path to tremendous growth. Each year, an independent committee of local business leaders selects winners based on the quality of applications submitted. SmartCEO shares their inspiring stories in the July/August issue of SmartCEO magazine and celebrates their success at an awards reception in July.

 

 

Complete Program Information

2014 Brava! Awards

Date: Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Time: 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Location: Coming soon!

Attire: Business Cocktail

 

 

2014 Washington Brava! Winners

Gina Schaefer,A Few Cool Hardware Stores

Kimberly L. Oliver,American Electronics, Inc.

Tracy Betts,Balance Interactive

Jamie Ratner,CertifiKid

Sonja Caison,The Cleaning Authority

Dr. Angela Marshall,Comprehensive Women's Health, Inc.

Angela Harpalani,Dimensional Concepts, LLC

Nan Dowless,Dowless & Associates, Inc.

Lovey Hammel,Employment Enterprises, Inc.

Jasmin Moser,Employ-R Solutions Inc.

Dori Roberts,Engineering For Kids

Susan M. Evans, Ph.D.,Evans Incorporated

Jennifer D. Collins,The Event Planning Group, LLC

Tracey K. Kerin,Falcon Crest Commercial Contractors Inc.

Robin Wiener,Get Real Health

Connie Golleher, CLTC,The Golleher Group, LLC

Mary Ahern-Snyder,Immersion Consulting LLC

Tabatha Turman,Integrated Finance and Accounting Solutions LLC

Jennifer Bisceglie,Interos Solutions, Inc.

Kelli Richardson Lawson,K4 and Company, LLC and Joy Media Collective, Inc.

Helen Stefan Moreau,The Midtown Group

Gina Merritt,Northern Real Estate Urban Ventures, LLC

Denita R. Conway,Proven Management LLC

Rebecca Shambaugh,SHAMBAUGH Leadership

LaKeshia Grant,Virtual Enterprise Architects, LLC

 

2014 Nonprofit Winners

Alison K. Malmon,Active Minds

A. Shuanise Washington,The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc.

Sonia Patterson,Five Talents

Laura S. Caldwell,Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic

Karyne Jones,National Caucus and Center on Black Aging, Inc.

Kari Luther Rosbeck,Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance

Rosie Allen-Herring,United Way National Capital Area

 

 

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Tabatha Turman featured in WE magazine for women

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Meet Tabatha Turman

http://wemagazineforwomen.com/meet-woman-in-business-tabatha-turman/

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Tabatha Turman Interview on Washington Business Report

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Using military skills to launch a multi-million dollar Washington business - with a woman's touch. We talk to Tabatha Turman, founder, President and CEO of IFAS - Integrated Finance & Accounting Solutions LLC.

http://www.wjla.com/articles/2014/03/washington-business-report-march-30-2014-101655.html
 

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IFAS LLC to Support Department of Homeland Security Technical and Business Services

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IFAS LLC to Support Department of Homeland Security Technical and Business Services

Strategically-sourced contract vehicle offers Department-wide program management, engineering and technology support services.

Woodbridge, Virginia, March 22 2013— IFAS LLC today announced it will serve as a subcontractor for the vehicle called Technical, Acquisition, & Business Support Services (DHS TABSS) recently awarded to SRA International to provide a wide range of strategically-sourced support services for DHS and its components. SRA is one of 12 awardees under Domain 1 of this indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract vehicle with a ceiling value of $11 billion. The SRA contract has a five-year base period.

Under the contract IFAS will support the DHS mission by providing headquarters and component organizations with best-value solutions across the 39 program management, engineering and technical support service areas that comprise the scope of DHS TABSS Domain 1.

The Department of Homeland Security’s mission is to prevent terrorism and enhance security, secure and manage our borders, enforce and administer our immigration laws, safeguard and secure cyberspace, and ensure resilience to disasters—as well as strengthening and maturing the DHS enterprise. 

Founded in 2007, Integrated Finance and Accounting Solutions (“IFAS”) is an 8(a), Service-disabled Veteran Owned, Woman Owned, Small Disadvantaged Business that provides  Program Management services, Business and Finance Operations Support, Integrated Logistics Support, Acquisition Support and IT Portfolio/Asset Management services to meet the specific needs of its clients.

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Nine companies based in Prince William County were recognized as some of the nation’s fastest growing, privately held, for-profit companies by Inc. magazine in their annual Inc. 500/5000 list.

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Nine Prince William Companies Make Inc. 500/5000 List for 2012

Nine companies based in Prince William County were recognized as some of the nation’s fastest growing, privately held, for-profit companies by Inc. magazine in their annual Inc.
500/5000 list.
 
FederalConference.com, landed at #23 on the Inc. 500 list. In Inc.’s rankings by industry group for 2012, FederalConference.com garnered the #2 spot overall for the Government Services Sector and the #2 ranking for the Washington DC Metro Area.
 
Woodbridge-based IFAS grabbed the #53 spot for the Government Services Sector, the
#67 position for the DC metro area, and the #704 rank overall.
 
Capturing the #28 spot in the Education Sector, and the #1460 position overall was SwimKids.
 
Landing at #31 in the security industry and #1670 overall was New Horizon Security Services.
 
Curry’s Auto Service garnered the #126 ranking for the Consumer Products & Services sector and the #2191 ranking overall.
 
Best Value Technology earned the #2668 position overall and #176 in the government services sector.
 
MidAtlantic Contracting earned the #3354 spot overall and the #117 ranking for the Construction Industry.
 
Creating Results captured the #299 rank among Advertising and Marketing Firms and the #3414 rank overall.
 
Color-Ad earned the #3821 rank overall and the #370 spot in the Business Products and Services Industry Segment.

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Integrated Finance and Accounting Solutions, LLC (IFAS) placed #704 on the 2012 Inc. 5000 exclusive ranking for privately owned companies.

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Integrated Finance and Accounting Solutions, LLC (IFAS) a leading provider of Program Management, Business and Finance Operations, Acquisition and Logistics, and IT support services placed #704 on the 2012 Inc. 5000 exclusive ranking for privately owned companies. IFAS is being celebrated as one of the fastest-growing companies in America. In addition to being placed on the Inc. 5000 2012 list, IFAS’ President and CEO is also being recognized as one of the Top Black Entrepreanuers of 2012. To read the full article go to: http://www2.inc.com/ss/inc5000/abigail-tracy/top-black-entrepreneurs-2012-inc-5000#0

“We are proud of what we do and the customers that we serve. Small businesses fuel the economy and I am glad to say that we are doing our part. To be recognized by Inc. Magazine marks a great accomplishment in IFAS’ history.” Tabatha Turman, IFAS President and CEO.

IFAS is in its 5th year of business and is positioned for continued growth in several key vertical and horizontal markets. IFAS leverages its long term customer relationships and past performance to continuously expand its footprint and build its customer base. "Now, more than ever, we depend on Inc. 500|5000 companies to spur innovation, provide jobs, and drive the economy forward. Growth companies are where the action is,” said Inc. Editor Eric Schurenberg.

About IFAS:

Integrated Finance and Accounting Solutions (“IFAS”) is an 8(a), Service-disabled Veteran Owned, Woman Owned, Small Disadvantaged Business that provides services such as Program Management, Business and Finance Operations Support, Integrated Logistics Support and IT Portfolio/Asset Management to meet the specific needs of its clients.

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Integrated Finance and Accounting Solutions, LLC (IFAS), announced today that it has been awarded a GSA Finance and Business Services (FABS) Award Schedule contract by the United States General Servic

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May 15, 2012 - Integrated Finance and Accounting Solutions, LLC (IFAS), announced today that it has been awarded a GSA Finance and Business Services (FABS) Award Schedule contract by the United States General Services Administration. This contract vehicle now enables federal government organizations, along with other entities authorized to utilize the GSA Schedule contracts, to acquire IFAS services under pre-defined pricing and terms.
 

"This is another step forward for IFAS to build a reputation as a leader in fully-integrated financial services and systems. Because we are beginning to experience strong demand for IFAS services throughout the federal government, this contract makes it much easier for our customers to directly acquire our professional services." said CEO Tabatha Turman


IFAS comprises a comprehensive set of accounting, audit, budget, internal control, financial analysis, training and business processes to support a strategic financial management initiative for various enterprises. Now, financial management professionals can deliver substantial cost savings and process improvement benefits for a leaner, more productive enterprise. IFAS has a long history of providing federal agencies with the highest quality solutions tailored for their missions.
 

The services offered by IFAS under the GSA FABS schedule include:
· 520-11 - Accounting
· 520-12 - Budgeting
· 520-13 - Complementary Financial Management
· 520-14 - Audit and Financial Training Services
· 520-17 - Risk Assessment
· 520-18 - Independent Risk Analysis
· 520-99 - Other Financial Services

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IFAS Wins Big as Part of SRA Team Awarded $1.5 Billion Multi-Award Contract from Department of Defense Providing Support to U.S. Special Operations Command and Worldwide Subcomponents

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(WOODBRIDGE, VA) June 3, 2010 — Integrated Finance and Accounting Solutions, LLC (IFAS), a professional services firm that provides services and solutions to government organizations and commercial clients, today announced it has won an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) Global Battlestaff and Program Support from the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Fla, as a subcontractor to Prime Contractor, SRA International, Inc. The multi-award contract has an estimated value of $1.5 billion over five years, if all options are exercised.

USSOCOM’s mission is to provide fully capable Special Operations Forces to defend the United States and its interests, and to plan and synchronize operations against terrorist networks.
IFAS will provide global special operations-unique services and expertise to support the USSOCOM in three functional areas: operations and intelligence, acquisition and logistics, and financial management and business operations.
IFAS’ President and CEO Tabatha Turman says “This is a major accomplishment for IFAS and we are fully committed to supporting SOCOM’s mission and providing high quality services to the men and women that serve our great nation around the world.”

The SRA team includes major subcontractor General Dynamics Information Technology, an operating company of General Dynamics. SRA is one of four award winners on this multi-award contract.

IFAS is an 8(a), Service-disabled Veteran and Woman owned Small Disadvantaged Business located in Woodbridge, Virginia. IFAS is a professional services firm with core competencies in Business and Finance Operations, Integrated Logistics Support, IT Portfolio/Asset Management and Program Management.  IFAS currently has employees in the U.S. and abroad supporting the warfighter.  Please visit www.ifaasolutions.com.

For more information about this Press Release contact Marcie Hinton at 703-583-4327 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Any statements in this press release about future expectations, plans, and prospects for IFAS, including statements about the estimated value of the contract and work to be performed, and other statements containing the words “estimates,” “believes,” “anticipates,” “plans,” “expects,” “will,” and similar expressions, constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results may differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements. In addition, the forward-looking statements included in this press release represent our views as of June 3, 2010. We anticipate that subsequent events and developments will cause our views to change. However, while we may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point in the future, we specifically disclaim any obligation to do so. These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing our views as of any date subsequent to June 3, 2010.

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Integrated Finance & Accounting Solutions, LLC (IFAS) Receives Multiple Top 2010 Business Awards by DiversityBusiness.com

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February 1, 2010 — IFAS has been named among the Top 500 Emerging Businesses in the U.S (148) and among the Top 500 Veteran Owned Businesses in the U.S (378). Over 650,000 businesses in the United Sates had the opportunity to participate in DiversityBusiness.com’s 10th annual business survey. The awards were based on each company’s annual gross revenue and DiversityBusiness.com business profile.

Founded in 2007, IFAS is an 8(a), Service-disabled Veteran and Woman owned Small Disadvantaged Business. Located in Northern Virginia (Prince William County), IFAS is a professional services firm whose DoD/Federal government clients include: US Army CIO-G6, NETCOM, CECOM, Department of Justice and the Department of Veterans Affairs.

IFAS’ Core Competencies include Business and Finance Operations, Integrated Logistics Support, IT Portfolio/Asset Management and Program Management.

IFAS’ President and CEO Tabatha Turman says, “To be nominated in multiple categories is an honor and a priveledge. We have a team of dedicated professionals that have contributed to our growth and truly embody IFAS’ motto of Mission Focused, Results Driven. These awards are a direct result of our team’s commitment to the motto.”

As an award winner IFAS will be honored at the 10th Annual National Business Awards Ceremony and Conference. This year’s awards ceremony and conference will be held on April 27-29, 2010 in Gaylord Resort, Washington DC. This event brings together America’s Top Business Owners and Top Fortune 500 companies for promoting multicultural business opportunities.

About DiversityBusiness.com

Launched in 1999, DiversityBusiness, with over 48,000 members, is the largest organization of diversity owned businesses throughout the United States that provide goods and services to Fortune 1000 companies, government agencies, and colleges and universities. DiversityBusiness provides research and data collection services for diversity including the “Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities”, “Top 500 Diversity Owned Companies in America”, and others. DiversityBusiness.com is produced by Computer Consulting Associates International Inc. (CCAii.com) of Southport, CT. Founded in 1980.

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Integrated Finance and Accounting Solutions Receives 2009 Best of Business Award Small Business Commerce Association's Award Honors the Achievement

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(SAN FRANCISCO) November 7, 2009 — Integrated Finance and Accounting Solutions has been selected for the 2009 Best of Business Award in the Business and Finance Operations category by the Small Business Commerce Association (SBCA).

The Small Business Commerce Association (SBCA) is pleased to announce that Integrated Finance and Accounting Solutions has been selected for the 2009 Best of Business Award in the Business and Finance Operations category.
The SBCA 2009 Award Program recognizes the top 5% of small businesses throughout the country. Using statistical research and consumer feedback, the SBCA identifies companies that we believe have demonstrated what makes small businesses a vital part of the American economy. The selection committee chooses the award winners from nominees based off statistical research and also information taken from monthly surveys administered by the SBCA, a review of consumer rankings, and other consumer reports. Award winners are a valuable asset to their community and exemplify what makes small businesses great.

About Small Business Commerce Association (SBCA)

Small Business Commerce Association (SBCA) is a San Francisco based organization. The SBCA is a private sector entity that aims to provide tactical guidance with many day to day issues that small business owners face. In addition to our main goal of providing a central repository of small business operational advice; we use consumer feedback to identify companies that exemplify what makes small business a vital part of the American economy.

Source: Small Business Commerce Association

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