ICF International Wins Helios HR Apollo Award for Excellence in Human Resources



Fairfax, Virginia, June 18, 2007 -


ICF International is pleased to announce that the firm received the Helios HR Apollo Award™ for excellence in employee growth and development. The firm won in the “Large Company” category, competing with other companies whose employees number more than 1,000.

The 1st Annual Helios Awards were sponsored by Helios HR of Reston, Va., and the Washington, D.C., area chapters of the Society for Human Resources Management. The Helios HR Apollo Awards recognize the professional development outreach for employees in four categories: Large Company, Mid-Size Company, Small Company, and Emerging Company. The panel of judges included industry-recognized experts in the fields of performance management, professional development, and coaching.

“Our employees are at the heart of what makes ICF International a world-class resource for our clients. ICF promotes a collaborative culture where our highly talented and motivated employees work with each other in an environment that fosters personal and professional growth,” said Miriam Wardak, senior vice president of human resources. “We’re honored to be recognized with the Helios HR Apollo Award for our commitment to our employees.”
The Helios HR Apollo Awards recognize organizations that promote a continuous learning environment as part of their organizational culture. Criteria for consideration included:  1) creating new and challenging opportunities in support of their commitment; 2) communication of such opportunities; and 3) impact such programs have on the organization.

ICF was selected for a number of employee development initiatives that help ensure the company retains its industry expertise, including:

  • talent development program providing in-house training, e-learning opportunities, and a training resource library
  • company-paid professional memberships, certifications, and tuition reimbursement, as well as opportunity for employees to attend off-site training, conferences, and training
  • publication recognition and reward program

For career opportunities with ICF International, go to http://www.icfi.com/Careers/.



About ICF International

ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver consulting services and technology solutions in the energy, environment, transportation, social programs, defense, and homeland security markets. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program life cycle, from analysis and design through implementation and improvement. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 2,000 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF’s Web site is www.icfi.com.

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