SkillStorm Honored as 2010 Helios HR Apollo Awards Finalist

Washington, DC, March 19, 2010 --( SkillStorm today announced that it has been named a finalist for the 2010 Helios HR Apollo Awards, the premier awards program for recognizing employers in the Washington metropolitan region that invest in employee development initiatives. SkillStorm is one of six finalists in the Mid-size Companies category. Helios HR will honor the finalists and announce the winners at the Apollo Awards breakfast ceremony on Thursday, June 3, 2010 at the Fairview Park Marriot in Falls Church, Virginia.

“Being recognized as a finalist for this award is a great honor for us,” said SkillStorm CEO Vince Virga. “We take pride in our employees and invest a lot of time and energy into their professional and personal development. They are, after all, our company’s greatest resource.”

SkillStorm was selected as a finalist by an independent panel of recognized workforce development and human resource authorities for the organization’s support of employee development initiatives and the ability to communicate the overall impact of these programs. SkillStorm and the other honorees represent companies that promote a continuous learning environment as part of their organizational culture. This includes creating new and challenging opportunities in support of their commitment, communication of such opportunities and the impact such programs have on the organization.

SkillStorm has received many highly regarded national and state awards. Most recently, SkillStorm was named Orlando Business Journal’s Outstanding Small Business for the second year in a row. SkillStorm was also named 2009 Business of the Year and one of the 2009 Best Places to Work by the South Florida Business Journal, making this the second year in a row the company has received this honor. SkillStorm also received the San Diego Better Business Bureau (BBB) 2008 Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics, ranked #2 on Charlotte Business Journal’s Largest Contingency Executive Search Firms List for 2008 and ranked # 2 on San Diego Daily Transcript’s Staffing Firms List for 2008. Other accolades include being named one of the 2007 Best Places to Work in Central Florida by the Orlando Business Journal, being awarded the 2006 Governor’s Entrepreneurship Award in Florida’s Mega Market, winning South Florida Business Journal's 2006 Technology Award in the Professional Services Category and ranking as the 13th Fastest Growing New Company in America in 2006 on Entrepreneur Magazine and PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Hot 100 List.

About SkillStorm
SkillStorm provides diversified technical services to various organizations nationwide. The company specializes in Information Technology, Engineering and Project Management consulting, outsourcing and staff augmentation solutions. SkillStorm has an impressive client list, which includes many elite Fortune 500 companies.

SkillStorm has 14 offices throughout the United States, with corporate headquarters located in San Diego, California.

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About Helios HR
Helios HR provides human resources outsourcing, consulting and recruiting services that optimize your workforce and HR operations. With Helios, you gain a strategic business partner with a keen eye on your organization’s culture, growth, business strategy and budget. For more information, visit

Rebecca Amesbury