Government contractors, leaders honored at awards dinner
- By Patience Wait
- Oct 23, 2003
Joseph Kampf, president and CEO of Anteon, was named executive of the year.
The high society of government contracting honored the best of its own earlier this month at the inaugural dinner of the Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards.
Three companies were named contractors of the year:
- Computer & Hi-tech Management Inc., Virginia Beach. Va., received the small contractor award for companies with less than $100 million in annual revenue.
- RS Information Systems Inc., McLean, Va., won the mid-sized contractor award for companies with $100 million to $500 million in revenue.
- Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., also of McLean, was named the large contractor of the year.
The ballroom of the Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner hotel in McLean was standing room only as Joseph Kampf, president and chief executive officer of Anteon International Corp., Fairfax, Va., received the award for executive of the year. Anteon is ranked No. 16 on Washington Technology's Top 100. Kampf has led the company through several acquisitions as well as an initial public offering of stock.
Lee Evey, manager of the Pentagon renovation project, was named public-sector partner of the year.
Philip Odeen, former chairman of TRW Inc., was the first person inducted into the Government Contractors Hall of Fame. Odeen currently is the chairman of ITS Services Inc., Springfield, Va.
Michael Laphen, president and chief operating officer of Computer Sciences Corp., accepted the People's Choice Award for transaction of the year, selected for the company's acquisition of DynCorp in March.
The Northern Virginia Government Contractors Council, the Professional Services Council and Washington Technology magazine hosted the event.