Dewberry, a leading professional services firm, announced that it has been named a winner in the 2010 Helios HR Apollo Awards. The Apollo Awards recognize employers in the Washington-area that promote the top employee development initiatives.  

“We are honored to accept this award from Helios HR,” said Donald E. Stone, Dewberry chief executive officer. “Even in this struggling economy, we understand that we must continue to train our professionals so that they are the discipline leaders our clients rely on.”  

This year's winners demonstrated excellence in the following criteria: professional development opportunities made available to employees, their performance management process, and the quantifiable impact of their employee development initiatives on the organization. The judging panel was made up of independent, recognized workforce development and HR authorities in the greater Washington area.  

“Dewberry is one of the area’s top organizations truly committed to the professional development of its employees,” said Kathy Albarado, president & CEO of Helios HR. “We congratulate this year’s winners, who have all proven to be dedicated to expanding the skills and knowledge of their own employees as an integral part of their overall business strategy.”  

Award program sponsors include:

Access National Bank, ACG National Capital Chapter, CSI, Dulles SHRM, Excelsior, Foster, Soltoff & Love, Jackson Lewis, Market Connections, NOVA SHRM, Payroll Network, Potomac Companies, Red Thinking, Right Management, Sage Communications, SmartCEO, SpeakerBox Communications and the Washington D.C. chapter of the American Society of Training and Development (ASTD).  

About Dewberry
Dewberry is a leading professional services firm with a proven history of providing architecture, engineering, and management and consulting services to a wide variety of public- and private-sector clients. Recognized for combining unsurpassed commitment to client service with deep subject matter expertise, Dewberry is dedicated to solving clients’ most complex challenges and transforming their communities. Established in 1956, Dewberry is headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, with more than 40 locations and 1,800+ professionals nationwide. To learn more, visit

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 us at