MCLEAN, VA, Nov. 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Michele Kang, founder and CEO of Cognosante, a leading provider of consulting, technology, and BPO services to healthcare organizations, has been recognized as one of Greater Washington's top government contracting executives. Michele was named Executive of the Year among contracting organizations with revenues of $75 million to $300 million during the 13th Annual Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards™.
Presented annually by the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce and the Professional Services Counsel (PSC), the awards program honors the leadership, innovation, and commitment to excellence of individuals and businesses in the region's government contracting sector. Executive of the Year honorees are recognized for making outstanding contributions to their companies, the community, and the industry.
The Executive of the Year award recognized Michele's astute leadership and ability to drive Cognosante's exponential organic growth since she founded the company in 2008. She was also commended for her determination to promote a culture of equality and inclusion, and her commitment to giving back to the community in support of girls, first-generation college students, and veterans.
"We are proud to recognize such outstanding companies and executives as they are emblematic of the best of the private sector. We applaud each of the winners for their contributions to the government contracting sector and commitment to employees and our region," said Fairfax Chamber President and CEO Jim Corcoran in a release announcing the winners.
Added PSC President and CEO Stan Soloway, "Since we launched this program, I have been continuously impressed by the quality and effectiveness demonstrated by each public and private sector honoree as they work to meet the government's evolving missions."
Cognosante is a leading provider of consulting, technology, and BPO services to healthcare organizations, specializing in Health Reform initiatives. The company has more than 25 years of experience working with 48 states and the Federal government to assist its clients in developing, managing, and executing complex healthcare information programs and infrastructures. Its expertise includes health insurance marketplaces, enrollment reconciliation, healthcare standards, modular system integration, health informatics, Medicaid, health information exchange, and fraud, waste, and abuse. Visit cognosante.com for more information.
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