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San Diego, CA, United States, 2009/11/20 - SGIS CEO and Founder, Hany Girgis has been named San Diego’s Most Admired CEO by the San Diego Business Journal.
SGIS CEO and Founder, Hany Girgis has been named San Diego’s Most Admired CEO by the San Diego Business Journal. Selected from more than 60 nominees, Girgis was honored as the winner in the Large Private Company category at a ceremony held on November 18th at the San Diego Marriott Hotel and Marina.
The San Diego Business Journal Most Admired CEO award program recognizes local industry leaders and their achievements within their companies and in the San Diego community. An independent panel of judges selected 20 honorees, a lifetime achievement honoree and an exemplary award recipient in four categories—nonprofit organizations, government agencies, private companies and public companies.
"I am honored to be selected as one of the San Diego Most Admired CEOs,” says Girgis. “I’m also very thankful to all of our employees who have contributed to the success that SGIS has experienced. Together, our hard work has helped make SGIS a notable leader in the industry.”
Under the leadership of Girgis, SGIS has experienced phenomenal revenue increases each year since inception in 2002. The company was ranked 8th among the 2009 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies in San Diego by the San Diego Business Journal earlier this year. Girgis has grown the company immensely, increasing the organization’s employee base, opening new offices each year and expanding into new market segments with a diverse set of service offerings. He has acquired numerous government contracts for the organization, opening the doors to many new opportunities nationwide.
SGIS (SGIS.com) provides services and solutions that defend the United States and its citizens from threats, provides advanced tools to soldiers who defend the nation and assists government agencies in running their business more effectively. SGIS has teamed with numerous organizations within the Intelligence, Homeland Security and Defense communities to form alliances needed for successful missions. The company specializes in the areas of Intelligence Analysis, Information Technology, Engineering/ Integration, Training and Cyber Security solutions. SGIS supports critical services for Intelligence community customers, the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Department of Homeland Security, to name a few. SGIS provides services at the state and local levels as well.
SGIS currently has 14 offices nationwide, with corporate headquarters located in San Diego, California.
SGIS has received many highly regarded national and state awards. Most recently, SGIS was named to the 2009 Inc. 5000, Inc. Magazine’s list of the 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the Nation. SGIS also ranked #10 on Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2008 Hot 100 List of the Fastest-Growing Businesses in America, was named to the 2008 Inc. 5000 and ranked #19 on Washington Technology’s 2008 Fast 50 list of the Fastest-Growing Government IT Companies. Other accolades include being named to the Military Training Technology (MT2) 2008 Top Simulation Companies List, being selected for the 2007 Inc. 500 list and ranking #2 on Washington Technology’s 2007 Fast 50 list. In 2006, SGIS was awarded the Governor’s Entrepreneurship Award in Florida’s Mega Market.