WASHINGTON, May 17, 2010 – Parker Tide, a premier government contractor of recruitment, staff augmentation and strategic solutions, today announced its President and CEO Anthony Parker has been named an Executive of the Year finalist by the 2010 American Business Awards. Parker received the recognition under the award programs’ Management category for his leadership to successfully grow the company despite troubling economic times. In the first half of 2009, the company’s sales grew by 33 percent than the comparable six month period in 2008.

“Our company takes great pride in serving as a value-added partner to the Federal Government and the private sector,” said Parker. “This recognition from one of the nation’s most coveted business awards program is icing on the cake.”

Parker Tide offers expertise in the areas of:
• Acquisition/Procurement/Contract Administration and Management
• Administrative Support and Management
• Finance/Accounting
• Human Resources Solutions
• Legal Staffing
• Management Consulting
• Procurement
• Project Management

More than 2,700 entries from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted for consideration of an award in more than 40 categories. Finalists were chosen by business professionals nationwide during preliminary judging in April and May.

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Parker Tide (ParkerTide.com) is a multi-million dollar company on the GSA schedule. The veteran-owned, small business has operated in the Washington, D.C. Metro area for a decade, and has specialized in the Federal market space for seven years. The company provides strategic solutions, recruitment, and staff augmentation to both the Federal Government and the private sector, nationwide.