Firebird AST Recognized by Virginia Chamber at 24th Annual Fantastic 50 Awards
Firebird AST was among fifty growing Virginia businesses celebrated by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce at the twenty-fourth annual Fantastic 50 awards banquet on May 2nd at the Westfields Marriott in Chantilly, Virginia.
“It is our honor to recognize the entrepreneurial spirit of the fifty fastest growing businesses within the Commonwealth,” said Barry DuVal, president and CEO of the Virginia Chamber of Commerce. “We know that the success stories shared tonight will only grow more prevailing as the Chamber continues to implement the strategies outlined in Blueprint Virginia 2025, making Virginia the best place for businesses to start and grow. We are glad to toast the Virginia business leaders and the dedicated employees who have brought these companies continued success.”
“Firebird AST is incredibly humbled and honored to be awarded the ‘Fantastic 50 Award’ by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce for a second time! I am so grateful to have such an incredible team assembled, and all of us have the honor to support the critical missions of our highly valued customers,” said Bruce MacNair, Chief Executive Officer of Firebird AST.
About the Awards—Virginia’s FANTASTIC 50 award program is a signature event of the Virginia Chamber of Commerce. Now in its 24th year, the FANTASTIC 50 program is the only annual statewide award recognizing Virginia’s fastest growing businesses.
Nominations for the 2019 FANTASTIC 50 were sought last fall from local chambers of commerce, economic development organizations, and through the sponsors’ networks; companies may also nominate themselves.
About the Virginia Chamber of Commerce
The Virginia Chamber of Commerce is the largest business organization in the Commonwealth, with more than 26,000 members. The Chamber is a non-partisan, business advocacy organization that works in the legislative, regulatory, civic and judicial arenas to act as the catalyst for positive change in all areas of economic development and competitiveness for Virginia. In December 2017, the Chamber released an update to its long-term strategic economic development plan, Blueprint Virginia 2025, which engaged over 6,000 business and community leaders to lay out a plan to getting Virginia back to the top of national business climate rankings. Learn more at www.vachamber.com.