RESTON, Va., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth consecutive year, the employee of the year for High Performance Technologies, Inc., (HPTi) has earned an American Business Award. Jonathan Goodnight, 2009 Employee of the Year, was named the Best Technical Professional in the country. Joining him in the winner's circle was Lynn Holgate, who was named the Best Support Staffer. The American Business Awards, also known as the "Stevies," honor business professionals in over 40 categories. Winners are selected from over 2700 entries.
To earn his recognition, Goodnight developed tailored products for his client at the Department of Defense -- products that facilitate multi-billion-dollar acquisitions. Holgate supported three executives, managed a staff of four office managers, and organized strategic events such as the company's internal trade show, all-hands meetings, the annual awards banquet, win parties, the St. Patrick's day party, and leadership off-sites.
HPTi was also a finalist in ten other categories, including Best Recognition Event, Best Corporate Communicator, and Best Product Developer.
"We are so proud of our Stevie winners and finalists," stated company president Tim Keenan. "This is our fifth year participating in the program, and the field of competition gets tougher with each year. I am proud of the constant improvement in our people and programs that allows us to remain competitive in these awards."
Hailed as "the business world's own Oscars," the American Business Awards program is the only national, all-encompassing awards program honoring great performance in business.
Founded in 1991, HPTi provides professional technology services to the federal government. Our core capabilities are computational science, enterprise technology and planning, systems architecture and engineering, secure mission software development, and knowledge discovery and visualization. Learn more at www.hpti.com.
SOURCE High Performance Technologies, Inc.