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HSI Awarded SE2025 Task Order to support FAA ANG C-5's Information Management Enhancements

WASHINGTON, DC. June 25 2018. HSI is proud to announce that it has been awarded an SE2025 task order supporting FAA ANG C-5's Information Management Enhancements effort. Under this project, our team will provide the Technology and Prototyping Division (ANG-C5) with research and analytical support for information sharing, command and control, and information management initiatives. Our engineers and analysts will continue to help the maturation of the System Wide Information Management (SWIM) program, by refining a common infrastructure service that leverages a service-oriented architecture model.

HSI Awarded SE2025 Task Order to support FAA ANG C-5's Flight
Object Engineering

WASHINGTON, DC. Apr. 3 2018. HSI is proud to announce that it has been awarded an SE2025 task order supporting FAA ANG C-5's Flight Object Engineering effort. Under this project, our team will provide the NextGen Program Office with research and technology development for new and existing efforts such as FIXM, AIXM, FF-ICE, TBO, Air/Ground SWIM, 4DT, and Advanced Trajectory Modeling. Our research and engineering support will enable development and refinement of a data standard for the exchange of flight information between systems across multiple domains, including within the NAS and across International systems.

Oasis Systems Acquires Human Solutions Incorporated

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LEXINGTON, MA. Apr. 10 2017. Oasis Systems, a leading provider of Information Technology, Systems Engineering, Specialized Engineering Solutions and Enterprise Applications to the Department of Defense and US Federal Agencies, announced today that it acquired Washington DC based Human Solutions Incorporated (HSI).

"HSI was founded in 1997 and is a leading technical services company providing full lifecycle strategic consulting in systems engineering, enterprise architecture, human factors, user interface design, organizational development, safety, and International Organization for Standardization (ISO) certification for both government and commercial customers.

HSI's solutions focus on solving mission-critical challenges using a combination of quick technical grasp and problem-solving versatility that comes from expertise actively applied to situations where human performance and technology interact.

Tom Colatosti, CEO of Oasis Systems, said, "I am thrilled to partner with Brenda Boone, HSI Founder and CEO, to combine the strengths and capabilities of both companies to provide customers with a deeper and broader range of services and solutions."

Colatosti added, "HSI is a quality company with talented, skilled and dedicated people that maintain strong relationships with their customers. I am confident that together we will bring additional synergistic capabilities to the market that will better support our customers and improve and grow our businesses."

Commenting on the merger, Brenda Boone said, "This change will provide HSI with additional resources and capabilities for our customers and enable us to better expand our presence in the Federal Government contracting arena."

Boone went on to say, "In this current environment, with increased customer technology needs, constrained budgets and competitive procurements, it just made good business sense to combine our strengths with a company that shares our values and vision in order to gain scale and additional competencies. I am very excited about the combined future for our employees and customers; so I look forward to continuing in my role as President of Oasis's HSI Division."

Colatosti concluded, "Brenda has built an incredibly successful company with vision and a passion for solving difficult customer needs and building a great team of dedicated, professional and highly experienced and competent employees. I am thrilled that the entire HSI Leadership Team will remain with the company. I am particularly pleased that not only will there be seamless continuity with HSI, but also that I will have the privilege to work alongside the people whom I respect and who built this successful company. Together, we are going to build an even more successful business than what could ever be achieved as two stand-alone companies."

Oasis will have more than 1000 staff in 39 states providing quality cost-effective solutions to our Nation's most pressing technology problems.

Houlihan Lokey acted as financial advisor to HSI on this transaction.

About HSI HSI is a leading technical services company providing full lifecycle strategic consulting in systems engineering, enterprise architecture, human factors, user interface design, organizational development, safety, and International Organization for Standardization (ISO) certification for both government and commercial customers. Our solutions focus on solving mission-critical challenges using a combination of quick technical grasp and problem-solving versatility that comes from expertise actively applied to situations where human performance and technology interact.. http://www.humansolutionsinc.com

About Oasis Systems Oasis Systems is a leading provider of Information Technology, Systems Engineering, Enterprise Applications and Program Management Services to the Department of Defense and US Federal Agencies. Oasis has a reputation of anticipating and responding to customer needs by providing high quality and cost effective technical solutions and analytical services. http://www.OasisSystems.com

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HSI Named on 2016 Inc. 5000 List for Fifth Straight Year

HSI Named on 2016 Inc. 5000 List for Fifth Straight Year

WASHINGTON, D.C. Aug. 18, 2016. Inc. magazine names Human Solutions, Inc. on its annual Inc. 5000 list, an impressive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. This is the 5th straight year that HSI is recognized on the Inc. 5000 list, and it is the top ranking the company ever achieved at an amazing #2211. The companies on the list have grown significantly in revenue over a three-year average between 2012 and 2015.

"HSI is giving high fives to our fifth straight year!", says HSI President Brenda Boone to express her enthusiasm for making the list again.

The company profile may be found at https://www.inc.com/profile/human-solutions and the full 2016 list may be found at http://www.inc.com/inc5000/list/2016/ Inc. 5000 event honoring all the companies on the list will be held October 18-20, 2016 in San Antonio.

HSI will be honored at the high energy, Apollo Awards breakfast ceremony on Wednesday, June 1st at Hyatt Regency Reston, where category winners will also be announced.

HSI Named a Finalist of the 2016 Helios Apollo Awards

Human Solutions, Inc. Announced as a 2014 Helios Apollo Award Finalist

WASHINGTON, D.C. Feb. 26, 2016. Human Solutions, Inc. (HSI) announced today that it has been named a finalist of the 10th Annual Helios Apollo Awards. HSI is one of 33 finalists and was selected in the Communication category. The Apollo Awards, presented by the Helios HR, honors human capital excellence in talent development.

The awards are open to all employers, regardless of size or industry, with a location in Greater Washington. Out of the 250 nominations received, the honorees were selected by a panel of judges independent of Helios HR, comprised of industry experts, Chief Human Resource Officers and former Apollo Award Winners.

"HSI has set the standard in building a culture of intention by focusing on the growth and development of their people", said Kathy Albarado, CEO of Helios HR and Founder of The Apollo Awards. "This award recognizes the progression, creativity, and vision of our finalists in addressing the talent challenges employers face today."

HSI will be honored at the high energy, Apollo Awards breakfast ceremony on Wednesday, June 1st at Hyatt Regency Reston, where category winners will also be announced.

ABOUT HSI: Human Solutions, Inc is a small, woman-owned company doing business for over 18 years. Through the knowledge and experience of its skilled professionals, the company offers a wide range of technical and management services for air traffic control providers, aviation planners, airport operators, and business management services for government and industry. HSI has worked extensively with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration where it has earned a reputation for on-time delivery of high quality products tailored to the special needs of its clients. We also work with aviation organizations around the world and provide management consulting services to other public and private entities.

ABOUT THE HELIOS APOLLO AWARDS: Celebrating its 10th season, The Helios Apollo Awards honors employers in Greater Washington for excellent talent development. The Awards are presented by Helios HR, a leading human capital management, consulting and talent acquisition firm headquartered in Reston, VA. Sponsors and Partners of The Apollo Awards include: Washington SmartCEO, The Meltzer Group, Berenzweig Leonard LLP, NeoSystems Corp, TowerMetriX, Unanet, Access National Bank, Undercover Printer, NOVA Chamber of Commerce, HR Alliance DC, and NOVA SHRM.

HSI Secures SE2025 FAA Contract

Human Solutions, Inc. Secures SE2025 FAA Contract

WASHINGTON, D.C. Nov. 19, 2015. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded Human Solutions, Inc. (HSI) a 10-year multiple awards Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract for SE2025 Research & Mission Analysis (R&MA) support services. The ceiling value of all contracts under the SE2025 portfolio is $767,600,000.

"HSI welcomes the opportunity to continue our 18-year legacy of valuable support to the FAA. We are pleased that the FAA has recognized our R&MA expertise in support of FAA's NextGen program," said HSI president Brenda Boone. "Our team brings the broad experience and innovation that will support the FAA in achieving its NextGen goals. We have the agility to adapt to the ever changing needs of the National Airspace System (NAS)."

HSI, together with 19 partner companies, will provide a broad range of research, service analysis, strategic planning, and other related support services, that will enable the FAA to accomplish its NAS, non-NAS, and other aviation related mission objectives. The scope of work under the four R&MA contracts provides for the application of scientific and analytical disciplines to conduct applied research. Research focus areas include data collection/reduction, assessments of new technologies, mission needs analysis and assessments, laboratory and testing services, policy studies & analysis, and concept exploration and development required to satisfy existing and emerging demand for NAS services.

Since 1997, HSI has supported the FAA and other organizations, and has earned a reputation for on-time delivery of high quality products tailored to the special needs of its clients. Beginning with our selection in 1997 to help expedite the fielding of advanced Air Traffic control decision support tools based on R&D prototypes, Human Solutions has continued to play a vital role in transitioning complex and innovative new technology from the laboratory to operations. Our experience base, gained from years of hands-on support, offers in-depth understanding of the systems, procedures, and users that make up the NAS. This has made Human Solutions a true SETA partner for customers chartered with enhancing and modernizing the NAS. HSI holds numerous FAA and NASA prime contracts, including the sole small business on FAA's $1B Enroute Technical Assistance Support Services (ETASS) contract.

ABOUT HSI: HSI provides mission critical solutions in research & development, concept operations, systems engineering, human factors, user interface design, air traffic control system testing and adaptation, program management across all FAA domains. As a woman owned business, HSI has been recognized for several accomplishments including but not limited to the Washington SmartCEO's 2015 Future 50 Award and recognized as the Top Workplace in the DC area in 2014 and 2015.

HSI Named as One of 2016 Future 50 Award Winners

HSI Named as One of 2015 Future 50 Award Winners

WASHINGTON, D.C. Oct. 30, 2015. Washington SmartCEO and Headline Sponsor The Capitol Bay Group at Ameriprise Financial announced Human Solutions, Inc. as one of the 2016 Future 50 Award winners. The program recognizes the region's 50 fastest-growing mid-sized companies and 10 small Emerging Growth companies who have experienced outsized growth based on a combined three-year average of revenue and employee growth. The 2016 Future 50 winners collectively generate $2.31 billion in annual revenue and employ 8,712 individuals in Greater Washington. This impressive group will be recognized in the 2016 January/February issue of Washington SmartCEO magazine and celebrated at a black-tie-optional awards ceremony on February 4, 2016 at the Hyatt Reston, Reston Town Center.

"Ask any CEO and they'll tell you that leading a fast-growing company is one of the most challenging and fun things an entrepreneur can do. Whether they're just starting out or rapidly trying to scale an established operation, this year's Future 50 winners have executed their growth visions year after year, created job opportunities and made our region a better place to work and live", says Jaime Nespor-Zawmon, President of SmartCEO Events. "There is nothing these amazing entrepreneurs can't do if they put their minds to it. We honor them for their unwavering determination to rise above the rest and build the future of our region, our nation, and the world at large". More than 550 local business executives and guests are expected to attend this year's black-tie optional awards gala at the Hyatt Reston to celebrate the winners and their achievements. The event will kick off with a cocktail reception and high-energy networking followed by a video-packed awards ceremony and seated dinner. The evening and celebration will culminate with dessert and additional networking.

HSI Named on 2015 Inc 5000 Award List for the Fourth Year in a Row

HSI Named on 2014 Inc 5000 Award List for Third Year in a Row

WASHINGTON, D.C. - August 12, 2015. Inc. magazine ranked Human Solutions, Inc. as number 2311 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private, for profit, companies. This is the 4th year that HSI is recognized on the Inc. 5000 list, and the record ranking the company achieved. Only a tiny fraction of the nation's companies have demonstrated such consistent high growth. The companies on the list have grown significantly in revenue over a three-year average between 2011 and 2014.

The annual Inc. 5000 event honoring all the companies on the list will be held October 21-23, 2015 in Orlando. Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles, may be found at http://www.inc.com/inc5000/list/2015/

HSI Recognized as a Top Workplace in the Washington Metro Area

HSI Recognized as 2015 Blue Ribbon Small Business Award Winner

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 18, 2015. Human Solutions, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of the 2015 Top Workplaces in the DC metro area. Of nearly 2000 businesses invited to participate, HSI ranked #31 in the Small Workplace category, making 2015 HSI's sophomore year on the list. In addition to Top Workplace, HSI has recently been recognized with a Blue Ribbon Award by the US Chamber of Commerce and as a Future 50 leader by SmartCEO Magazine.

"Brenda Boone, President of HSI, said: "We are honored to be a Top Workplace again. Our employees make HSI the great space it is, and we look forward to continued success through our dynamic employees. We owe our growth and great atmosphere to the inspiring members of our innovative teams."

Human Solutions, Inc. is a small woman-owned business with a dedication to workplace inclusion and engagement. The 105-employee workforce reflects our core values of diversity, innovation, and high standards. When individuals with such a variety of backgrounds come together, it creates a truly dynamic professional work environment.

The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. The employee survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement. WorkplaceDynamics conducts regional Top Workplaces programs with 45 major publishing partners across the United States. Over the past year, more than 6,000 organizations and 1 in every 88 employees in the U.S. have turned to WorkplaceDynamics to better understand what's on the minds of their employees. Through its workplace improvement offerings, WorkplaceDynamics provides solutions, training and tools to help clients improve their workplace.

"The Washington Post published the complete list of Top Workplaces on June 21, 2015. For more information about the Top Workplaces lists and WorkplaceDynamics, please visit Top Work Places and Work Place Dynamics."

Human Solutions, Inc. is a small, woman-owned company doing business for over 18 years. Through the knowledge and experience of its skilled professionals, the company offers a wide range of technical and management services for air traffic control providers, aviation planners, airport operators, and business management services for government and industry. Our core competencies include: engineering, human factors, air traffic systems support, safety and QMS, program management and organizational development. HSI has worked extensively with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration where it has earned a reputation for on-time delivery of high quality products tailored to the special needs of its clients. We also work with aviation organizations around the world and provide management consulting services to other public and private entities.

HSI Recognized as 2015 Blue Ribbon Small Business Award Winner

HSI Recognized as 2015 Blue Ribbon Small Business Award Winner

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today announced Human Solutions, Inc of Washington, DC, as a winner in its annual Blue Ribbon Small Business Awards®, a program that recognizes companies for their success and innovation and for their contributions to economic growth and free enterprise. HSI was selected from a record number of applicants from communities across the nation for demonstrating exceptional business practices in areas including strategic planning, employee development, community involvement, and customer service.

"While our economy still struggles to reach its full potential, small businesses like our Blue Ribbon Award winners have continued to act as examples of the resilience, ingenuity, and opportunity at work in the free enterprise system," U.S. Chamber President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue said. "Times can be tough, but these businesses have proven that they can be too. And by taking risks, watching out for their employees, and giving back to their communities, they've shown that success is achievable."

The Chamber will announce seven regional finalists from among this year's Blue Ribbon Small Business Award® winners on March 18 and honor all of this year's winners at the 11th annual America's Small Business Summit, taking place June 8 - 10 in Washington, D.C. During the summit, one regional finalist will receive the DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year Award, sponsored by Sam's Club®, and a $10,000 cash prize courtesy of the U.S. Chamber.

All Blue Ribbon Small Business Award® winners are also eligible for the Community Excellence Award, which recognizes one business that has found notable success in the eyes of its community. The winner will be decided through online public voting between February 19 and March 4.

"Starting and growing a business can be a risky endeavor, but these small businesses have proven that with risk, comes reward," Donohue continued. "Through hard work and innovation, they're impacting their communities, contributing to economic growth, and creating jobs. And the Chamber is proud to recognize them for their achievements."

A complete list of this year's Blue Ribbon Small Business Award® winners is available here.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world's largest business federation representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations.

HSI Named as One of 2015 Future 50 Award Winners

HSI Named as One of 2015 Future 50 Award Winners

Washington, DC (Jan. 27, 2015) - Washington SmartCEO and Headline Sponsor The Capitol Bay Group at Morgan Stanley honored Human Solutions, Inc. as one of the 2015 Future 50 award winners at a Hollywood-themed awards ceremony, which took place on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at Sheraton Premiere at Tysons Corner. Sixty Greater Washington companies were recognized for their fast growth based on a three-year average of employee and revenue growth. In all, 50 mid-sized Future 50 companies, five small Emerging Growth companies and five large Blue Chip companies were recognized in the program. The 2015 Future 50 winners collectively generate over $3.5 billion in annual revenue and employ over 13,000 individuals in the Greater Washington area.

For more information on the Future 50 winners, visit www.smartceo.com/smartceo-magazine to view the digital edition of the January/February 2015 issue.

HSI Named on 2014 Inc 5000 Award List for Third Year in a Row

HSI Named on 2014 Inc 5000 Award List for Third Year in a Row

WASHINGTON, DC - August 20, 2014 - Inc. magazine today ranked Human Solutions, Inc. as number 3542 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. Only a small fraction of the nation's companies have demonstrated such consistent high growth, especially in the difficult environment of the past few years. HSI now shares a pedigree with Intuit, Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft, Jamba Juice, Timberland, Clif Bar, Pandora, Patagonia, Oracle, and other notable alumni.

The average company on the list grew an impressive 516 percent.

Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000/list.

Human Solutions, Inc. Selected as One of The Washington Post Top Workplaces

Human Solutions, Inc. Selected as One of The Washington Post Top Workplaces

Washington, DC. - June 22, 2014 - Human Solutions, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of The Washington Post Top Workplaces.

The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. The employee survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement. WorkplaceDynamics conducts regional Top Workplaces programs with 40 major publishing partners across the United States. Over the past year, more than 5,000 organizations and 1 in every 88 employees in the U.S. have turned to WorkplaceDynamics to better understand what's on the minds of their employees. Through its workplace improvement offerings, WorkplaceDynamics provides solutions, training and tools to help clients improve their workplace.

"Congratulations to the managers and employees of HSI for voting us a Top Workplace 2014! We are extremely pleased to have received such an outstanding recognition, and we will strive to continue to make HSI a better place to work for our employees in the future years." - Brenda Boone, President.

The Washington Post published the complete list of Top Workplaces on June 22nd. For more information about the Top Workplaces lists and WorkplaceDynamics, please visit www.topworkplaces.com and www.workplacedynamics.com.

Human Solutions, Inc. Announced as a 2014 Helios Apollo Award Finalist

Human Solutions, Inc. Announced as a 2014 Helios Apollo Award Finalist

WASHINGTON, DC - March 19, 2014 - Human Solutions, Inc., today announced that it has been named a finalist for the Helios Apollo Awards. Human Solutions, Inc. is one of 5 finalists in the Thio category, which is based on employee size. The finalists, selected from a pool of nearly 200 nominations, represent organizations from the Washington, DC metropolitan area that promote employee development as part of their culture.

Human Solutions, Inc. was selected by a panel of independent judges for the innovation and impact of their employee development programs as they relate to engagement, growth and community service. This is the second year in a row that the company is named as a finalist for this award.

Since 2007, Helios has recognized outstanding organizations that build "cultures of intention" throughout the Greater Washington area each year. "Our program recognizes leaders for their contributions in building organizational cultures that foster employee development and community impact, creating a stronger community at large. And our event provides a unique combination of collaboration, connections and content," states Kathy Albarado, CEO of Helios HR.

The winners will be announced in front of more than 500 attendees at the Helios Apollo Awards breakfast ceremony on Wednesday, May 28th at the Ritz Carlton in Tysons Corner, VA. To register for this event or learn more about the program, please visit www.helioshr.com/apollo-awards.

HSI Named a 2014 Blue Ribbon Small Business Award Winner

WASHINGTON, DC - February 19, 2014 - U.S. Chamber of Commerce selected Human Solutions, Inc. as one of the Blue Ribbon Small Business Award Winners. This award program recognizes top 100 companies to create jobs and support economic growth in our nation. HSI has previously won this award in 2012 also. The Chamber will honor all the winners at the 10th annual America's Small Business Summit held June 11-13 in Washington, DC. Out of the seven regional finalists, one company will win the DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year Award, and out 100 Blue Ribbon winners, one company will also be selected as a Community Excellence Award winner, determined by the votes received via public voting system. For a complete list of winners, please visit http://www.uschambersummit.com/award.

HSI Named as One of 2014 Future 50 Award Winners

WASHINGTON, DC - January 10, 2014 - Washington SmartCEO, in conjunction with Title Sponsor J.P. Morgan Chase, recognized HSI as a 2014 Future 50 award winner. The winners were determined based on fast growth over the past three years. This year's black-tie basketball-themed awards ceremony was held on January 9, 2014 at the Sheraton Premiere at Tysons Corner. Manager Margaret B. Humes accepted the award for HSI, with a few other members of the management team cheering her on as she took the stage alongside other winning company executives.

This Future 50 Awards program recognizes 50 fast-growth, mid-sized companies in the region, five large Blue Chip companies and five small Emerging Growth companies. The winners, chosen based on a three-year average of employee and revenue growth, are listed alphabetically and are not ranked. The winners are profiled in the January/February issue of SmartCEO magazine.

HSI Wins the 2013 GovStar Award

CHANTILLY, VA - October 29, 2013 - Washington SmartCEO, in conjunction with Title Sponsor J.P. Morgan Chase, named HSI as a 2013 GovStar award winner in the Industry Star, Medium-size category. The GovStar Awards selected 15 winners out of 45 finalists that have demonstrated excellence in the complex and competitive government contracting sector. This year's awards ceremony was held on October 28, 2013 at the Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles. HSI president Brenda Boone accepted the award and gave a short speech in front of about 500 attendees. In her speech, she spoke about the achievements HSI had over the last few years, thanked the sponsors and organizers, and mentioned that HSI truly has the best people and that she is sincerely thankful to the great team of staff at HSI.

The GovStar program honors government contractors for their technology innovation, workplace environment, growth, veteran support and contributions to the industry and marketplace.

HSI Named on 2013 Inc 5000 Award List for Second Year in a Row

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WASHINGTON, DC - August 22, 2013 – Inc. magazine today ranked Human Solutions, Inc. NO. 3253 on its seventh annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America's independent entrepreneurs. Fuhu tops this year's list. HSI joins LivingSocial, Edible Arrangements, CDW and Lifelock, among other prominent brands featured on this year's list.

HSI was selected by an independent panel for our support of employee development initiatives to help grow our organization, our employees and our community. Specifically, HSI was evaluated based on the following criteria:In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2013 Inc. 500|5000 companies is an impressive 142 percent. The companies on this year's list report having created over 520,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $241 billion.

Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/5000.

"Not all the companies in the Inc. 500 | 5000 are in glamorous industries, but in their fields they are as famous as household name companies simply by virtue of being great at what they do. They are the hidden champions of job growth and innovation, the real muscle of the American economy", says Inc. Editor Eric Schurenberg.

HSI Named as 2013 GovStar Award Finalist by SmartCEO Magazine

Washington, DC - August 19, 2013 - Washington SmartCEO, in conjunction with Title Sponsor J.P. Morgan Chase, named HSI as one of the 2013 GovStar award finalists. The GovStar Awards celebrate 45 finalists that have demonstrated excellence in the complex and competitive government contracting sector. The 2013 GovStar finalists collectively generate more than $4.5 billion in annual revenue and employ over 7,300 individuals in Greater Washington. This year's finalists are profiled in the October issue of Washington SmartCEO magazine and celebrated at an awards ceremony on October 28, 2013 at the Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles.

Human Solutions was named as a finalist for the 2013 GovStar Award, in the Industry Star, Medium Category. The GovStar program, now in its fourth year of celebration in Washington, kicked off with a nomination process ending June 2013. SmartCEO created the GovStar program to honor local government contracting firms for their technology innovation, workplace environment, growth, veteran support and contributions to the industry and marketplace.

Brenda Boone Named BRAVA! Award Winner by SmartCEO Magazine

Washington, DC-March 26, 2013- Brenda Boone was named one of the 2013 BRAVA! Women's Achievement Award winners by SmartCEO magazine.

HSI was selected by an independent panel for our support of employee development initiatives to help grow our organization, our employees and our community. Specifically, HSI was evaluated based on the following criteria:The Brava! Awards celebrate women business leaders who combine their irrepressible entrepreneurial spirit with a passion for giving back to the community. The winners were selected by an independent panel of judges who assessed each applicant on certain criteria provided in the application.

As a Brava! winner, Brenda is profiled in the July issue of SmartCEO magazine and celebrated at the Brava! Awards reception on July 31st.

HSI Named a Finalist in the 2013 Apollo Helios Awards

Human Solutions Honored as 2013 Helios Apollo Awards Finalist

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Washington, DC-March 12, 2013-Human Solutions, Inc has been named a finalist for the 2013 Helios Apollo Awards, which recognizes Washington employers who promote employee development and engagement as their organizational culture. HSI is one of 5 finalists in the Thio category (small mid-size companies with 51-100 employees).

HSI was selected by an independent panel for our support of employee development initiatives to help grow our organization, our employees and our community. Specifically, HSI was evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • Strategic alignment of employee development efforts with organizational objectives including:
    • Employee onboarding and assimilation process;
    • Opportunities for mentoring;
    • Employee development programs (internal and external training, corporate university, peer learning groups, etc.)
  • Innovative programs or opportunities to develop leadership skills through community involvement;
  • The measurable impact of an employee development program(s) on the employee and/or the organization.

Helios will honor the finalists and announce the winners at the Apollo Awards breakfast ceremony on Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 at the McLean Hilton in McLean, Va.

HSI Named One of the 5,000 Fastest-Growing Companies in America

2012 Inc. 5000 Award

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Washington, DC-August 21, 2012-Human Solutions, Inc. has been named as one of the 2012 Inc. 5000 fastest-growing private companies in America! HSI made the list at number 2,778 and ranked #234 in the Business Products and Services industry (http://www.inc.com/inc5000/profile/human-solutions). The Award recognized our efforts to grow the company and create jobs during the tough economic times.

We are very proud to be distinguished as one of the top 5000 fastest-growing companies from nearly seven million private, employer-based companies in the USA. With this award, we are proud to have now joined a group of companies such as Microsoft, Timberland, Vizio, Intuit, Jamba Juice, Oracle, and Zappos. We are honored to join this list and are looking forward to even more growth in the future!

HSI Awarded the NASA ATD-1 Contract

Washington, DC-June 21, 2012- Human Solutions, Inc. announced today that it has won the NASA Airspace Technology Demonstration #1 (ATD-1) contract award via its GSA MOBIS contract vehicle. The NASA-ATD-1contract has a period of performance of one base year from the date of the award plus four optional years. The ATD-1 is a major applied research and development initiative under NASA's Airspace Systems Program (ASP).

Under this contract, HSI will be supporting the NASA Ames Research Center (ARC) by providing consulting services and air traffic subject matter expertise to help transition technologies from NASA research laboratories to a field demonstration in Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) facilities.

HSI Won the Dream Big Award for 2012

Blue Ribbon Small Business Award

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Washington, DC-March 1, 2012- Human Solutions, Inc. was pleased to announce that it has received the Blue Ribbon Small Business Award for 2012 from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The award recognizes the contributions of small businesses and honors companies that exceled in business practices in several areas, including business strategies, financial performance, employee development, community involvement, and customer service. HSI was one of the 75 small businesses across the country that have been recognized with the 2012 Blue Ribbon Small Business Award.

HSI Awarded FAA En Route Technical Assistance Support Services (ETASS) Contract

Washington, DC-January 24, 2012- Human Solutions, Inc. announced today that FAA has awarded HSI a $360M contract to provide engineering, professional, and technical services to support existing and future National Airspace System (NAS) initiatives.

The contract, titled En Route Technical Assistance Support Services (ETASS), has a ceiling value of $360M over a seven-year period of performance. It is the second largest small business contract award in FAA history.

HSI has assembled a team of business partners with deep experience in supporting the highly complex programs critical to successful performance on the ETASS contract. These include Flatirons Solutions, AvMet Applications, Enroute Computer Solutions (ECS), Endeavor Systems, JMA Solutions, MCR, and Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC).

"Our commitment is to provide exceptional technical and professional support services to the FAA, which has been our customer for more than 14 years," said HSI president Brenda Boone. "This is a tremendous opportunity for our team and I'm honored that the FAA has chosen us to be a part of this important effort."

The ETASS contract provides for a broad set of technical and professional services to support operations in the En Route and Oceanic Service Unit as well as Technical Operations Services, System Operations Services and the Office of Technical Training organizations.