CHANTILLY, Va., June 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Vencore, Inc. announced today that President and CEO Mac Curtis was named Executive Leader of the Year at the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce 2016 Outstanding Corporate Citizenship Awards.
The awards, presented across seven categories, honor remarkable business leadership and extraordinary corporate social responsibility. This year, the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce received a record number of applications which were reviewed and carefully selected by an independent selection committee.
In addition to a history of personal philanthropy, Curtis' role as chairman of the Greater Washington Heart Walk in 2015 earned him this accolade. Under his leadership, the American Heart Association (AHA) was able to raise more than $2.1 million and Vencore raised over $290,000, the largest fundraising totals in the history of the D.C. Heart Walk.
"I am honored to accept this award," said Mac Curtis, president and chief executive officer of Vencore, "and I congratulate my fellow nominees and finalists for the positive impact they've made on the communities in which we live and work. I look forward to continuing to serve as an advocate for corporate social responsibility and the phenomenal impact that our business community has had on the Greater Washington Region."
In addition to company wellness programs such as the AHA Heart Walk, Curtis and the Vencore team are committed to the enrichment of young lives, investing heavily in local STEM programs as well as partnering with organizations like the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) to give back to and empower our veterans.
Vencore is a proven provider of information solutions, engineering and analytics for the U.S. Government. With more than 40 years of experience working in the defense, civilian and intelligence communities, Vencore and its transformational applied research organization, Vencore Labs, design, develop and deliver high impact, mission-critical services and solutions to overcome its customers most complex problems.
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