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BE Named Finalist for 10th Annual Helios Apollo Awards

March 2016 – Arlington, VA

Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. (BE) announced today that it has been named a finalist for the 10th Annual Helios Apollo Awards. BE is one of 33 finalists and was selected in the Culture category. The Apollo Awards, presented by the Helios HR, honors human capital excellence in talent development.

The awards are open to all employers, regardless of size or industry, with a location in Greater Washington. Out of the 250 nominations received, the honorees were selected by a panel of judges independent of Helios HR, comprised of industry experts, Chief Human Resource Officers and former Apollo Award Winners.

BE lives by five distinct values: Passion; Customer Commitment; Innovation and Curiosity; Corporate Citizenship and Responsibility; and People Focus. These values promote a culture of extraordinary client delivery by creative, motivated and productive employees.

“BE is an energetic, challenging and rewarding place to work and we are honored to be a Helios Apollo Awards finalist in the Culture category,” says Buchanan & Edwards CEO. “Our culture of open communication, transparency and recognition is key to our employee engagement.”

“BE has set the standard in building a culture of intention by focusing on the growth and development of their people,” said Kathy Albarado, CEO of Helios HR and Founder of The Apollo Awards. “This award recognizes to the progression, creativity, and vision of our finalists in addressing the talent challenges employers face today.”

BE will be honored at the Apollo Awards breakfast ceremony on Wednesday, June 1st at Hyatt Regency Reston, where category winners will also be announced. To register for the ceremony or view the full list of honorees, visit


About Buchanan-Edwards

Since 1998 Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. (BE) has served as a trusted advisor to the federal government, helping them solve existing problems, create new possibilities and serve citizens more effectively through technology. We understand the unique demands and complex requirements of government. Our vision guides the development and delivery of innovative and customized solutions that serve the public good. The result is that government organizations and agencies can focus on fulfilling their missions, managing and sharing information, and responding to organizational demands.

BE employs a disciplined management approach that has been independently appraised as compliant with CMMI Level 3 processes and ISO/IEC 27001:2013; ISO/IEC 20000-1:2011; ISO 9001:2008 standards. For additional information, please visit our website at