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Orlando, FL, United States, 2009/11/23 - SGIS, a national government contracting company, has been named ITFlorida’s 2009 High Growth Company of the Year.
The award announcement was made at the Seventh Annual Awards Gala and Tech Forum, held at Disney's Yacht Club Resort in Orlando, Florida on November 10th.
The High Growth Company of the Year Award recognizes SGIS as a company that has successfully seized the opportunity to capture a greater share of its service market. Winners of this award have demonstrated a strategic and successful market focus and have developed their capabilities to fully leverage market position and achieve exceptional growth. To be eligible for this award, actual statistics from a credible source were presented to ITFlorida demonstrating growth.
"We are extremely honored to be recognized by ITFlorida with this award,” said SGIS CEO Hany Girgis. “The tremendous growth our company has experienced has been an incredible journey, and we look forward to our continued success.”
SGIS CEO Hany Girgis founded SGIS from his garage in June 2002. Only a few months later, the company was awarded its first contract with the Department of Defense (DoD) to provide IT Support and also opened a new office. Due to the tremendous efforts of the entire SGIS team, the company transitioned from a small start-up to a multi-million dollar company poised to compete with other medium and large-sized defense contractors. SGIS currently has over 650 employees and 14 offices nationwide, five of which are located in Florida.
SGIS has received many highly regarded national and state awards. Most recently, SGIS was named to the 2009 Inc. 5000, Inc. Magazine’s list of the 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the Nation. SGIS also ranked #10 on Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2008 Hot 100 List of the Fastest-Growing Businesses in America, was named to the 2008 Inc. 5000 and ranked #19 on Washington Technology’s 2008 Fast 50 list of the Fastest-Growing Government IT Companies. Other accolades include being named to the Military Training Technology (MT2) 2008 Top Simulation Companies List, being selected for the 2007 Inc. 500 list and ranking #2 on Washington Technology’s 2007 Fast 50 list. In 2006, SGIS was awarded the Governor’s Entrepreneurship Award in Florida’s Mega Market.
SGIS (SGIS.com) provides services and solutions that defend the United States and its citizens from threats, provides advanced tools to soldiers who defend the nation and assists government agencies in running their business more effectively. SGIS has teamed with numerous organizations within the Intelligence, Homeland Security and Defense communities to form alliances needed for successful missions. The company specializes in the areas of Intelligence Analysis, Information Technology, Engineering/ Integration, Training and Cyber Security solutions. SGIS supports critical services for Intelligence community customers, the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Department of Homeland Security, to name a few. SGIS provides services at the state and local levels as well.
SGIS currently has 14 offices nationwide, with corporate headquarters located in San Diego, California.