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Winners to Be Announced at Awards Ceremony on June 15

DATE: May 14, 2010


ARLINGTON, VA - Honorees have been announced for the 2010 HR Leadership Awards of Greater Washington, and the list is available online at and below.

The finalists and winners selected from these honorees will be announced at the ninth annual HR Leadership Awards dinner and ceremony on Tuesday, June 15, at the Crystal Gateway Marriott, with the reception starting at 6 p.m. Ron Packard, chief executive officer and founder of K¹² Inc., will give the keynote address on Engagement Drives Performance, which is also the theme for the 2010 HR Leadership Awards. He currently serves on the Department of Defense Educational Advisory Committee and was previously a vice president of Knowledge Universe and CEO of Knowledge Schools. He has also worked for McKinsey & Company, as well as for Goldman Sachs in mergers and acquisitions.

Awards will be given in the following six categories: Leadership; Mentoring; Strategic Alignment; Innovation; The Sister Eymard Gallagher Award for Corporate Social Responsibility; and The Dr. J.P. London Award for Promoting Ethical Behavior.

In addition, as part of the program's mission to ensure continuity of the HR profession, recognition will be given to Emerging Leaders, and two HR scholarships will be awarded.

Established in 2001 by Marymount University and local business leaders, the HR Leadership Awards of Greater Washington were created to promote and enhance human resource excellence and to ensure the advancement and continuity of the profession.

Sponsors of the 2010 HR Leadership Awards include CACI; Greenberg Traurig; Northrop Grumman; Mercer; The Washington Business Journal; AMERICAN SYSTEMS; HayGroup; HR Leadership Forum; Lockton Companies; Wells Fargo Insurance Services; AON Consulting; B.F. Saul Company, Hotel Division; Corporate Executive Board; CSC; NOVA SHRM; The Northern Virginia Technology Council; The SkillSource Group; Ultimate Software; and WTFP. Marymount University is the university sponsor.

Tickets to the Gala on June 15 are $250 per person; a table for 10 is $2,250. For more information or to register to attend, visit, contact, or call Zuzana Steen at 703-284-5916.
Arlington Co Training & Organization Development Team
Jackie Asencio, President & Chief Executive Officer, C2 Portfolio Essentials, Inc.
Dawn Bailey, Employee Relations Manager, Aronson & Company
Thomas Bailey, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, QinetiQ North America
Tina Bailey, Vice President, Human Resources, VSE Corporation
Susie Bonvouloir, Vice President, U. S. Human Resources, CGI
Carolyn Bostick, Vice President, Talent Management and HR Operations, Intelsat
Chris Braccio, Director of HR Operations, AMERICAN SYSTEMS
Pamela Brunger, Director, NGA Human Development Strategies Office, National Geospatial-
     Intelligence Agency
CACI Recruiting & Workforce Planning Team
Roger Casalengo, Senior Director, HR Services, FINRA
CGI Federal Team
CGI Team
Choice Hotels International HR Leadership Team
CNS ConnectWise Team

Rich Cober, Senior Director, Talent Management Analytics, Marriott International
Debra Cohen, Chief Knowledge Development and Integration Officer, Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
Zewud Debebe, Chief Human Resource Officer, Danya International, Inc.
DLT Solutions HR Team
Kymberlee Dwinell,
Director, Diversity & Inclusion, Compliance, Ethics & Environmental Health and Safety, Northrop Grumman Information Systems
Envision EMI Team
Marcia Euwema
, AVP Human Resources, STG International, Inc.
Maliek Ferebee, Director of Human Resources, McNeil Technologies
Marilyn Figlar, Vice President, Talent & Organizational Capability, Lockheed Martin
Brenda Fuller, Manager, Federal Human Capital Practice, Deloitte Consulting, LLP
Ethan Gill, Vice President, Human Resources, MHM Services, Inc.
Lorraine Green, Senior Vice President, HR, Amtrak
George Hall, Senior Vice President, Human Resources Global Information Resources, Marriott International
Harris IT Services Corporation HR Team
Hilton Worldwide HR Team

Amy Holtz, Vice President, Human Resources, BSI Group America, Inc
Paul Hvidding, Vice President, Human Resources, National Rural Electric Cooperative
Dawn Ibbott, Human Resources Manager, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Ideal Innovations HR Department
Holly Imler
, Human Resources Specialist, Department of Veterans Affairs
K12 HR Team
Lee Technologies HR Team
Cindy Limoges
, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, DAI
LMI HR Benefits Team
Adam Malamut
, Vice President, Human Capital Planning, Analytics and Development, Marriott International
Marine Spill Response Corp HR Healthy LifestyleTeam
Paul McGee
, Director, Human Resources, American Health Care Association
Cyrus Mostaghim, Director of Human Resources, Halfaker and Associates, LLC
Devon Musselman, Director of Human Resources, CEXEC
Northrop Grumman Learning and Development Team
Priscilla O'Donnell
, Vice President - HR & Administration, ATPCO
Kim Clark Pakstys, Managing Partner, Strategic Organization Solutions
Craig Perrault, Deputy Program Manager, NGA Human Capital Management (HCM),
W. Norman Pierce, Senior Vice President, Human Resources & Administration, NCI
     Information Systems, Inc.
Hope Reilly, Manager, Employee Benefits & Staff Care, Catholic Relief Services
Serco Benefits & Organization Excellence Department
Serco Compensation System & Compliance Team
Jenise Ann (Jen) Setian
, Manager, Training and Management Assistance (TMA) Program,
     (Retired), U.S. Office of Personnel Management
Brenda Sneed, President/HR Manager, Corporate Network Services, Inc.
SRA Health Advocacy Team
Philia Swam
, Director, Health Benefits and Employee Insurance, Lafarge North America
Under Armour 360 Degrees Wellness Team
Wai Ling Wang
, Human Resources & Recruiting Manager, Rose Financial Services
Theresa Waters, Senior Director, Human Resources & Administration, American Immigration
     Lawyers Association
Richard (Rick) M. Wilson, Vice President, Human Resources, Centennial Contractors
     Enterprises, Inc.
Keli Winter, Director, Human Resources & Operations, SecureIT