MicroTech COO Recognized with Inaugural SmartCXO Award

Vienna, VA – April 27, 2011 — MicroTech Chief Operating Officer (COO) Steve Truitt was recognized last night as "COO of the Year," at the launch of the SmartCXO Awards, held at FedEx Field in Landover, Md. Hosted by the Washington Redskins Premium Club and SmartCEO Magazine, more-than-400-expected executives and guests saluted Washington area executive management all-stars who demonstrated superior leadership, going above and beyond to support their company's vision and initiatives. Steve was named the Top Chief Operating Officer in the Technology and Government Contracting categories. He is profiled in the April 2011 issue of Washington SmartCEO.

Recently called the "hottest Hispanic business in the nation," MicroTech offers Technology Services, Systems Integration, Product Solutions, Unified Communications & Collaboration, and Innovation & Integration primarily in the public sector. Through technology innovation, MicroTech makes a difference in the lives of service members, veterans, the injured, the elderly, and other citizens that the government serves. A Prime Contractor on more-than-100 Federal projects and 25-plus contract vehicles, MicroTech offers access to 2500 vendors and over a million technology products across the government.

"I'm gratified to be selected by SmartCEO Magazine for this special honor," said Truitt. "My success as COO of MicroTech has been based on a corporate culture of world-class quality management standards, a proven business process, and commitment to customer service. No senior manager can adequately lead without the help of a solid team of high-quality professionals — like that who make up MicroTech. They are the secret to my success."

SmartCEO is a regional publication focused on growing companies. Read by more than 50,000 business owners in the Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington metro markets, each issue of SmartCEO focuses on helping corporate leaders face the daily challenge of running a business.

The publication describes the COO of the Year as "having unique leadership qualities and having created clear communication strategies. COOs will stop at nothing to create an environment that promotes innovation, new ideas and professional development."

Truitt was noted for his philanthropic activities which include involvement with Wounded Warriors, American Cancer Society, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, ASPCA, and Doctors Without Borders. He has been the COO at MicroTech since 2008, and according to SmartCEO, "has been instrumental in building MicroTech into an award-winning and fast-growing technology systems integrator..."

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