Salient Federal Solutions Kay Curling Honored as Winner and Finalist of the 2012 Human Resource Leadership Awards of Greater Washington

Recognized for Outstanding Leadership and Promoting Ethical Behavior to Impact Employee Development Programs

Jun 22, 2012, 07:00 ET from Salient Federal Solutions, Inc.

FAIRFAX, Va., June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Salient Federal Solutions, Inc. (Salient), a leading provider of information technology, engineering, and intelligence analytic services to agencies in the intelligence, defense, homeland security, and federal civilian markets, announced that Kay Curling, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer has been named among the winners and the finalists of the 2012 Human Resource Leadership Awards (HRLA) of Greater Washington. These prestigious awards recognize distinction in the human resource profession among Washington area businesses.

The HRLA is Washington DC's longest existing, most prestigious and sole independent awards organization promoting human resource excellence and demonstration of strategic leaders, innovation, and mentoring in the greater Washington, DC area. Curling, was named winner of the Leadership Award, which recognizes senior human resource professionals whose influence and leadership enables their organization to achieve improved business performance.

Curling is credited with being a leader in decision making at Salient. Curling's contribution to Salient has shown measurable business impact in proving the organization is a great place to work. Among other things, Curling and her team; launched a new set of employee benefit plans with robust benefits and decreased costs to employees; created and implemented a companywide performance management system; and designed and implemented a compensation program and merit structure aligning pay with recruitment and retention objectives.

"We are honored to have Kay's HR leadership and distinction recognized," says Brad Antle, president and CEO of Salient. "Kay is a valuable member of Salient's executive leadership team. She inspires and drives high performance teams. As a new company, we are focused on building the company and the skills of our employees."

In addition, Curling was recognized as a finalist of The Dr. J.P. London Award for Prompting Ethical Behavior. This award honors an individual who demonstrates a considerable and enduring commitment to ethical business practices in the field of human resource management.

About Salient Federal Solutions: Salient Federal Solutions is a leading provider of Federal IT and engineering solutions that enable government and industry to respond quickly to new or surge mission requirements with exactly the right people, skills, expertise, and technical solutions. The company works to accelerate mission impact by delivering highly adaptable technology services, engineering solutions, and domain expertise that enable customers to rapidly meet the pressing requirements of today, while anticipating tomorrow's evolving challenges. Salient Federal Solutions is headquartered in Fairfax, Va., with offices in Colorado Springs, Orlando, San Diego, and Tampa. More information is available at

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