Press Release

For Immediate Release

October 20, 2011 – McLean, Virginia

GCS Named Star Performer Winner of the 2011 SmartCEO GovStar Award

Recognized as one of Greater Washington’s Top Government Contractors

McLean, Virginia (Oct 20, 2011)GCS, a professional services and solutions provider to federal government and industry clients, was recently recognized as the Star Performer winner in the second annual GovStar Awards, a program by SmartCEO magazine and Sheppard Mullin. 

The GovStar Awards celebrate greater Washington-area government contractors who lead the way by exceeding the extremely high expectations in this complex and competitive sector of business.  Collectively, the 45 finalists in this year’s program have grown their companies to more than 25,000 people and boast combined revenues of $7.36 billion.  As the Star Performer winner, GCS was acknowledged for its tremendous growth through M&A and organic expansion.

“With the changing climate of government today, our clients are increasingly relying on our proven ability to help them adapt and identify paths to success,” said GCS CEO Nicole Geller.  “We’ve seen this most clearly in our program management services, where we’ve experienced tremendous organic growth.”

In speaking about the recent recognition, Ms. Geller added, “We are very honored to receive this award and are privileged to be among the ranks of many exceptional organizations.  We appreciate the rigorous effort of SmartCEO magazine in facilitating this award.”

About Smart CEO
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About GCS
Founded in 1995 and located in McLean, Va., GCS is a professional services and solutions provider to federal government and industry clients nationwide.  The company’s 200 engaged experts deliver impressive results in the areas of acquisition lifecycle management, contract support, performance improvement, and program management.  For additional information, visit