Firebird AST NAMED AS FINALIST FOR SECAF’s PRESTIGIOUS Government Project of the Year

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The Honor Recognizes Excellence in the Government Contracting Industry

April 2, 2019, McLean, VA – Firebird Analytical Solutions and Technologies today announced that it was selected as a finalist for the 11th Annual Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF) Awards. Winners will be announced at the SECAF Awards Gala on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at the Hilton McLean in Tysons Corner. The event honors small and emerging government contractors and the players the industry that rely on small business.

2019 finalists are named in the following categories:

·        Government Contractor of the Year (Under $7.5 Million in Revenue)

·        Government Contractor of the Year ($7.5 to $15 Million in Revenue)

·        Government Contractor of the Year ($15 to $27.5 Million in Revenue)

·        Government Contractor of the Year ($27.5 to $50 Million in Revenue)

·        Award of Excellence

·        Government Project of the Year

·        Mentor-Protégé Project of the Year

 Firebird AST is a finalist for Government Project of the Year.

“Nothing makes us happier than when our teams get recognized for the incredibly important work they do on a daily basis,” said Chief Strategy Officer Randy Lange. CEO Bruce MacNair added, “Our people are our product and they bring such tremendous expertise to our client’s missions and we’re excited to celebrate them.”

"For more than a decade, the SECAF Awards Gala has been regarded as the consummate awards event honoring the businesses delivering exceptional levels of quality in the government contracting community,” said Curt Anderson, Vice President of Corporate Growth at Strategic Resolution Experts, Inc. and SECAF Board Chair. “It is a privilege and my distinct honor to recognize Firebird AST as a tremendous example of leading by serving others. The organization demonstrates the discipline required in the face of adversity, the absolute can-do attitude, and the commitment to our customers’ missions which enable our government contractor ecosystem to reach higher levels of growth, maturity, and success.”

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About Firebird AST

Firebird AST provides specialized analytical solutions, intelligence, and operational services to the U.S. intelligence, DoD, homeland security, law enforcement domains, as well as commercial financial institutions. Our work resides at the “tip of the spear” to help disrupt and mitigate illicit networks and organizations — both at home and abroad — to secure the safety and interests of the United States and its allies across the globe. Wherever we are needed, we are there.

About The 11th Annual SECAF Awards Gala

The 11th Annual SECAF Awards Gala is the premier commemorative event honoring the small and emerging government contractors and the players in the ecosystem that rely on small business. The event, expected to sell out at more than 500 attendees, will be held Thursday, May 2, 2019 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at the Hilton McLean in Tysons Corner. Tickets and tables can be purchased at: www.secaf.org.

About The Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum

The Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF) enables the small and emerging government contractor to achieve maximum growth rates in a highly competitive marketplace. Providing members with business resources, access to influencers and government agencies, and advocacy opportunities and education, SECAF is an important resource for a growing company.  SECAF also serves medium to large government contractors, providing invaluable introductions to specialized small businesses that enable the overall contracting community to work successfully in tandem. For more information, visit www.secaf.org.