ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michelle S. Lee, President and CEO of STG International (STGi), a Virginia-based government services firm, is featured in the April 11th issue of Forbes Magazine.
The Forbes profile highlights STGi's core competencies in employee relations, personnel recruiting, management consulting, healthcare, and early childhood education, and discusses the reputation that STGi has earned by providing cost-effective services efficiently and reliably as well as catering to its clients' needs. "We give our customers the care and the attention of a smaller company, but we have the resources of a national company," says Ms. Lee.
The profile illuminates what Ms. Lee and STGi do best: solve problems. Whether the government needs training programs for teachers in underserved neighborhoods, or needs to find medical staff to provide care for veterans, Ms. Lee approaches "each project calmly and analytically", as a "chess master" does. "The key is to hire smart people who know more than I do," she says. "I am always looking 10 moves ahead, and keeping my knights and bishops in the best possible positions."
An entrepreneur from the ground-up, Ms. Lee began STGi in the basement of her home in 1997. Since then, her company has grown into a $160M firm. Ms. Lee has received numerous honors and is recognized as a seasoned business executive with a keen sense of what it takes to start a company and cultivate its ability to thrive. Her pipeline of innovative ideas to maintain growth for STGi has been highlighted as a key component of her success.
"My father always taught me that I could do anything a man could do, and should strive to do it better," Ms. Lee says. "I have never been afraid to take on new challenges. My job is to inspire the people who work at STGi. I find people who know more than I do, and then I give them the tools to go out and do great things for the customer."
STG International, Inc. is a woman-owned minority business founded in 1997 to provide human capital management, medical, and professional services to Federal and private sector clients. Thanks to steady, exponential growth, STGi now employs more than 1,700 professionals in 38 states and territories and is headquartered in Alexandria, VA.
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