Kelly Terrien, President and CEO of Summit Technical Solutions, LLC Named 2010 Colorado SBA Women in Business Champion of the Year

Jun 10, 2010, 13:30 ET from Summit Technical Solutions, LLC

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit Technical Solutions, LLC (STS), a federal technology and services provider, announced today that Ms. Kelly Terrien, President and Chief Executive Officer of the company has been selected by the Colorado Small Business Administration (SBA) as the 2010 Women in Business Champion of the Year.

Ms. Terrien founded STS in September 2001 and has successfully grown her SBA Certified 8(a), Woman-owned, Veteran and Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) from one person upon inception to over 350 employees today.  The accomplishments in the company's development and growth over the past eight and one half years are a direct result of effective execution of Ms. Terrien's core values and established principles for exceptional service delivery, quality work, leading-edge technical innovation, competitive prices, best value solutions, ethical and safe work environments, and employee respect.

In her leadership role on numerous federal contracts, Ms. Terrien has assisted teammates as part of the mentorship process, providing managerial assistance to enhance women business owners grow in the federal business market.  Additionally, Ms. Terrien has personally led several community projects sponsored by STS that promote the advancement and well being of all people in the community, especially women and children.  

"Winning this award is truly a tremendous and humbling personal honor," Ms. Terrien said.  "To be able to pass on the lessons I've learned to other women-owned businesses and help them develop and advance is exciting and professionally gratifying."

About Summit Technical Solutions, LLC: STS maintains eighteen active contracts inclusive of a Professional Engineering Services (PES) GSA Schedule with major customers including the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Department of State, Federal Aviation Administration, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration.  STS core competencies include Systems Engineering and Design, Information Technology, Test and Training, Operations and Maintenance, Logistics Support, and Professional and Administrative Services.  Headquartered in Colorado Springs, CO, STS maintains two branch offices in Huntsville, Alabama and Ramstein, Germany to support its geographically diverse interests.  More information about STS can be found at

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