MetroStar Systems Named Finalist of Annual Helios Apollo Awards

Mar 03, 2016, 08:00 ET from MetroStar Systems

RESTON, Va., March 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- MetroStar Systems announced today that it has been named a finalist of the 10th Annual Helios Apollo Awards. MetroStar Systems is one of 33 finalists and was selected in the communication and culture categories. 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.

"Albert Einstein said it best, 'I have no special talents, I am passionately curious.' At MetroStar, we seek to assemble the most curious and dynamic minds in the industry that are also passionate and fearless. This allows us to constantly reinforce our culture, our glue that keeps things together. This recognition by Helios HR is fantastic and validates what we focus on every day," said Ali Reza Manouchehri, Chief Executive Officer at MetroStar Systems.

MetroStar Systems' culture is deeply rooted in the same fearless pursuit of making dreams become a reality that the company was founded on in 1999. Whether it's streamlining processes or ideating on a new invention, our teams are encouraged to push the boundaries. We are ripe and fearless developers, designers, architects, and human factors engineers that work together to develop innovative solutions for our clients.

"MetroStar Systems 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 to the progression, creativity, and vision of our finalists in addressing the talent challenges employers face today."

"At MetroStar Systems we intentionally foster our culture by keeping our core values at the forefront of all our people strategies," said Kelsey White, Director of Human Resources at MetroStar Systems. "We are honored to be recognized as a part of this elite group of finalists."

MetroStar Systems 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. To register for the ceremony or view the full list of honorees, visit

MetroStar Systems is an information technology services and management consulting company specializing in emerging technologies within the public sector. MetroStar Systems has set itself apart for having hybrid methodologies that blend the best agile product development and iterative consulting techniques in the industry.

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.

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