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Fulcrum IT Honored as 2013 Helios Apollo Awards Finalist

March 13, 2013 06:20 AM

Reston, VA, March 13, 2013—Fulcrum IT today announced that it has been named a finalist for the 2013 Helios Apollo Awards, which recognizes Washington employers who promote employee development and engagement as their organizational culture. Fulcrum IT Services is one of five finalists in the Tessera category.

“We are extremely honored to be nominated for a second year in a row,” said Kirstie de la Jara, Fulcrum IT Director of Human Resources. “This award is especially meaningful as it directly relates to our employees who are the cornerstone of our business.”

“I am enthused and encouraged by the commitment to employee development, engagement and community that our 2013 finalists demonstrate,” said Kathy Albarado, CEO of Helios. “We congratulate Fulcrum IT Services on being named a finalist and look forward to coming together in May to celebrate.”

Fulcrum IT was selected by an independent panel for our support of employee development initiatives to help grow our organization, our employees, and our community. Specifically, Fulcrum was evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • Strategic alignment of employee development efforts with organizational objectives including:
    • Employee onboarding and assimilation process;
    • Opportunities for mentoring;
    • Employee development programs (internal and external training, corporate university, peer learning groups, etc.)
  • Innovative programs or opportunities to develop leadership skills through community involvement;
  • The measurable impact of an employee development program(s) on the employee and/or the organization.

Helios will honor the finalists and announce the winners at the Apollo Awards breakfast ceremony on Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at the McLean Hilton in McLean, Virginia. To register for this event or learn more, please visit

About Fulcrum IT

Fulcrum IT Services, LLC, is an information technology (IT) company based in Centreville, Virginia, that provides IT solutions and services for federal, state, local, and commercial customers. Fulcrum IT specializes in the areas of Healthcare & Human Capital, Technology Services, Cyber Security, Intelligence Analysis & Operations, and Mission Systems.

For more information about Fulcrum IT, visit our website at, e-mail us at, or call us at 703-543-2900.

About the Helios Apollo Awards

Helios provides human capital consulting, HR management outsourcing and recruiting services to help organizations attract, engage, and retain an exceptional workforce. After years of witnessing organizations that recognize employee development and engagement are key strategies to drive business impact and growth, Helios launched the Apollo Awards. Going on the 7th year, the Apollo Awards are now held in partnership with Washington SmartCEO and have honored over 150 organizations. For more information, please visit