Distinguished Service Awards Nominee Q&A

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FH+H Veteran Business Mentorship Nominee Thomas Craig, Esq., Managing Partner  1. Why do you think hiring & mentoring veterans is important for businesses and the Greater Washington region?   The lawyers and professional staff of FH+H passionately believe that the practice of law is about helping others, especially those who have served our country in any capacity. Hiring and mentoring veterans …

Distinguished Service Award Nominee Q&A

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Erik M. Pelton & Associates, PLLC Veteran Business Mentorship Nominee Erik Pelton, Founder and Managing Attorney at Erik M. Pelton & Associates, PLLC 1. Why do you think hiring & mentoring veterans is important for businesses and the Greater Washington region?  Working with veteran entrepreneurs over the last five years has shown me how diverse their talents are across a …

Is Your Website Design and UX Updated

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TriVision  Branding & Marketing Agency  The interface design (UI) and user experience (UX) of your website give your brand credibility.To explain the difference between the two, UI has to do more with how the website is laid out visually while UX design has to do more with the overall feel or experience of the website. These two functions go hand-in-hand and are equally as important …

Outstanding Corporate Citizenship Award Winner Q&A

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Acumen Solutions Mid-Size Business Winner Margie Johnson, Director, Corporate Care 1. Why do you believe CSR strategy is important for a company? A CSR program can bring employees together in meaningful ways and create opportunities for them to build relationships with colleagues that they typically would not in their daily work. It further cements the culture and their connection to …

Outstanding Corporate Citizenship Award Nominee Q&A

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Ryan Conrad CEO, Northern Virginia Association of Realtors® Emerging Leader Nominee 1. Why do you believe CSR is an important part of your personal brand? I am proud to be a part of an organization that actively supports the American dream of homeownership.  As CEO of the Northern Virginia Association of Realtors®, I have seen first-hand the impact that our industry …

Outstanding Corporate Citizenship Award Nominee Q&A

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FH&H Small Business Nominee Thomas Craig, Esq., Managing Partner  1.Why do you believe CSR strategy is important for a company? A Corporate Social Responsibility strategy is vital for a company to set because it lets employees know about the causes an organization is committed to, and it also tells employees their role in keeping a strong CSR strategy. FH+H’s CSR …

Outstanding Corporate Citizenship Award Nominee Q&A

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Glory Days Grill Large Business Nominee Jeff Newman, Co-Founder  1. Why do you believe CSR (corporate social responsibility) strategy is important for a company? CSR is important to any company because as owners and as employees, we operate in the communities in which we live.  These are our cities and towns, and our guests (or customers) are our neighbors. The safety, success, and happiness of our …

Outstanding Corporate Citizenship Nominee Q&A

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Lane Major Chief Operating Officer, K2M, Inc.  Emerging Leader Nominee 1. Why do you believe CSR is an important part of your personal brand?  At K2M, corporate social responsibility is an integral element to how we approach business.  It is true that companies often depend upon the support of local communities and stakeholders in order to thrive. That said, this relationship is …

Greater Washington Innovations AwardsTM Finalist

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(CVP) Customer Value Partners  Mature Technology Innovator of the Year Finalist Seven Principles of Innovation at CVP  “We’re innovating in technology!”  “Cutting-edge technical innovation!” The word innovation is a hot term these days, but real innovation cannot just be a buzzword. Companies that want to use technology to do things differently require an understanding of the underlying principles that create and foster innovation. …

Greater Washington Innovation AwardsTM Finalist Q&A

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Inova Health & Life Sciences Innovator of the Year Finalist Franziska Moeckel, Assistant Vice President, Personalized Health In your opinion, what makes a company innovative? The most innovative companies I have followed make failure part of their DNA. They take calculated risk, are not afraid of change, exponentially expand on their successes, and learn from their mistakes continuously. Innovation can …