DRT Strategies Wins Two “Stevie Awards for Women in Business”

DRT Named “Best Employer” and “Fastest-Growing Company of the Year”

8(a) IT management consulting firm honored with Stevie Awards as 2010’s Best Employer and Fastest-Growing Company of the Year and as a finalist for Best Overall Company of the Year.

Arlington, VA – November 18, 2010 – DRT Strategies, Inc. was honored with two awards in the7th Annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business for 2010: Best Employer and Fastest-Growing Company of the Year at the gala event at New York’s Marriott Marquis Hotel on November 12th. DRT Strategies was also named a finalist for Best Overall Company of the Year. More than 1,200 entries worldwide were submitted this year for consideration in 54 categories.

DRT Strategies specializes in the strategic planning, development and implementation of state-of the art enterprise IT systems that optimize and accelerate productivity for their clients. For example, DRT is providing program support services for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) IT systems throughout all phases of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) as well as to provide strategic and tactical program and project management support. Other mission critical engagements include those with:

  • Small Business Administration (SBA): Office of the Chief Information Officer
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA): Office of Procurement and Property Management
  • U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ): Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Office
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS): Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
  • U.S. Department of Labor (DOL): Office of Chief Information Officer
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): Office of Chief Information Officer & Office of Chief Financial Officer
  • U.S. Navy: Naval Special Warfare Command
  • U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID): Office of Chief Information Officer

“The DRT team is honored to be named Best Employer and Fastest-Growing Company of the Year and as a finalist for Best Overall Company of the Year in the 2010 Stevie Awards for Women in Business by such prestigious leaders in our business community,” remarked Susan Kidd, founder and president of DRT Strategies. “We are proud of the employee-centric culture we’ve established and our employee’s commitment to making DRT a great place to work. Our growth is a direct result of our employee’s passion for providing the best service and solutions to our customers and these awards are a tremendous recognition of their efforts.”

The Stevie Awards for Women in Business is an international competition recognizing the accomplishments of outstanding women executives, entrepreneurs, and the organizations they run. The Stevie Awards have been hailed as the world’s premiere business awards and are produced by the creators of the prestigious American Business Awards.

“Winning a Stevie Award for Women in Business is an important and coveted achievement, showing that the distinguished board of judges and advisors, comprised of independent business executives and leaders, have agreed that the nominee has displayed exemplary achievements and contributions in their award category,” said Michael Gallagher, president of the Stevie Awards. “We congratulate DRT Strategies, Inc., winner of the Stevie Award for Best Employer and Fastest-Growing Company of the Year and finalist for Best Overall Company of the Year, and all award winners and finalists on their accomplishments and wish continued success.”

Finalists in the competition were chosen by business professionals worldwide during preliminary judging in September and October. Finalists received an average score of at least 7.0 out of a possible 10 in the preliminary judging and represent the top 30% of all entries submitted. Final judging was conducted by members of the awards’ Board of Distinguished Judges & Advisors in late October to select Stevie Award winners from among the Finalists. Details about the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the list of honorees are available at www.stevieawards.com/women.

About DRT Strategies

DRT Strategies, Inc. (DRT) is a management consulting firm and leading provider of information technology, program management, and financial management services. DRT specializes in the implementation of innovative web solutions, enterprise system requirements, design, and quality assurance, project and program management, strategy planning and development, and business process engineering. DRT also provides value-added consulting services supporting acquisition, budgeting, financial planning, financial management, grants management, and financial/grants analysis.

DRT serves large federal civilian government agencies, the U. S. Navy, and enterprise clients in the financial services sector. The company is a certified woman-owned, 8(a) small business (WOSB) headquartered in Arlington, Virginia with offices in San Diego, California and Atlanta, Georgia. More information on the company can be found at www.drtstrategies.com.

About The Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring companies of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at www.stevieawards.com.

DRT Strategies Contact Information

Contact: Clara Hickerson, Vice President, Communications

Email: clara@drtstrategies.com

Phone: (571) 482-2523

Website: www.drtstrategies.com