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FOX Architects Honored as 2011 Helios Apollo Awards Finalist

March 4, 2011

FOX Architects today announced that it has been named a finalist for the 2011 Helios Apollo Awards, the premier awards program for recognizing employers in the Washington metropolitan region that invest in employee development initiatives that make an impact. FOX Architects is one of five finalists in the Small Companies category.

“This year’s finalists stand out as the D.C. region’s best in executing impactful human capital management programs,” said Kathy Albarado, President and CEO, Helios. “We congratulate FOX Architects on being named a finalist and look forward to coming together in June to celebrate all the finalists.”

FOX Architects was selected as a finalist by an independent panel for its support of employee development initiatives and its ability to communicate the overall impact of these programs. Specifically, FOX Architects was evaluated based on the following criteria:

•    Employee onboarding process;
•    Opportunities for mentoring;
•    Innovative programs or opportunities to develop leadership skills through charitable community involvement; and
•    The impact of a program(s).

Helios will honor the finalists and announce the winners at the Apollo Awards breakfast ceremony on Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at the McLean Hilton in McLean, Va.

For the full list of finalists and event registration information, please visit

About FOX Architects, LLC:
Ranked among the Largest Design Firms in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area, FOX Architects is an award-winning firm of 50+ Architects, Interior Designers, and Graphic Designers with offices in Virginia and Washington, DC. Our portfolio highlights expertise in academic facilities, corporate commercial headquarter campuses, government/contractors, technology, law firms, associations, and mixed-use projects at the local and national level. Our unique multi-disciplined design strategy seamlessly incorporates both our base building architecture and interior design capabilities. The partnership of these two disciplines ensures that each project will be conceived and constructed from the inside out, and the outside in. For more information visit us online at and follow us on Twitter @FOXArchitects

About Helios:
Helios provides strategic human capital management solutions that drive operational performance and business goals through your most valuable asset – your people. With Helios, you gain a strategic business partner helping implement customized methodologies, processes and solutions that deliver a long-term impact. For more information, visit