Awards & Recognition

Since the company's inception in 2003, HMS has been recognized for its exemplary performance as an IT systems integrator and government contractor.

Here is a select list of the more than 50 awards the company has achieved in pursuit of its mission, followed by the industry certifications HMS has earned, acknowledging our dedication to quality and process.

For a comprehensive list of HMS awards, See Below

Department of Defense (DoD) First Ever SDVOSB of the Year Award

The Department of Defense honored HMS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. as a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) firm that provides essential technologies to the Warfighter and has exhibited excellence in Department of Defense (DoD) contracting and subcontracting; a defense prime contractor that met or exceeded three percent (3%) of its subcontract awards to SDVOSBs; and its DoD acquisition professionals that advanced the directives of the President’s Executive Order 13360 to significantly increase contracts and subcontracts for SDVOSBs.

In addition, HMS was selected for its participation in the veteran community, based on visits with injured veterans at the Walter Reed and Bethesda hospitals; providing educational, health care, and quality of life assistance to the families of returning veterans; and participation in the activities of veterans’ service organizations. [...]

For recognition of outstanding business acumen and success in Federal procurement, the company's dedication to hiring veterans and service-disabled veterans, and the demonstrated support of the veteran community.

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Veteran's Business Award for SDVOB

Small Business Administration (SBA) CEO Entrepreneurial Success Award - Region 3

SBA CEO Entrepreneurial Success Award - State of West Virginia

INC 500 Fastest Growing Companies in America
(2011, 2010, 2009)

Washington Technology Fast Fifty (2010, 2009)

Federal Times Top 100 GWAC Contractors in the US

Department of Treasury (DoT) Sole Mentor-Protégé Team of the Year

Nunn-Perry Award for Mentor-Protégé Excellence

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Small Business Achievement Award

Industry-Recognized Certifications & Compliances

While intelligence and passion are prerequisites for success, it is nearly impossible to deliver excellence without discipline. HMS has invested heavily in the methods and processes needed to ensure quality, communications, and success both internally and externally. As a company, HMS follows a carefully planned road map for success based on lessons learned through trial and innovation across our project implementations. This passion for execution and customer satisfaction contributes to our growing and highly referenceable customer base.


Capability Maturity Model © Integration Maturity Level 2 (CMMI ML2)

Understanding the functionality of processes and using them to ensure adherence to project budget and schedule while providing consistently high quality products and services gives HMS another added edge over our competitors. Having achieved CMMI ML2 in 2010 and continuing to manage projects in adherence to these requirements since then, provides our customers assurance of our commitment to providing best-in-class products and services.


International Standards Organization (ISO) 9001:2008

Providing a quality guarantee for our valued customers is what we do. Continuously improving our company internally, enable us to provide our customers with the best products and services available at the most competitive prices. Meeting internationally recognized ISO standards is more than just a task for recognition; it is our corporate culture and serves as a constant reminder of our commitment to our customer base.

“I add my thanks and appreciation for your superb & prompt assistance with this critical PBX outage.”

John Bibby, USCG TISCOM Telephony Engineering Lead

All HMS Awards

  • International Standards Organization (ISO) 9001:2008 quality certification
  • INC 500 Fastest Growing Companies in America (Third Year)
  • Department of Veterans Affairs "SDVOSB Veteran Business Award"
  • Mentor-Protégé Team of the Year Fiscal Year 2011 Award Winner
  • 2011 Diversity Business.com Top 500 Veteran Owned Businesses in America
  • 2011 Diversity Business.com Top 100 Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses in America
  • 2011 Diversity Business.com Top 50 Privately-Held Businesses in WV
  • 2011 Diversity Business.com Top 500 Privately-Held Businesses in America
  • 2011 CEO SBA Region 3 Entrepreneurial Success Award Winner - Top Entrepreneur in Delaware, Virgina, Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and D.C.
  • 2011 CEO State of West Virginia SBA Entrepreneurial Success Award Winner
  • Capability Maturity Model® Integration (CMMI) Maturity Level 2 certification
  • Ranked 11th among Washington Technology Fast Fifty Second Year
  • INC. 500 Fastest Growing Companies in America Second Year
  • Secretary of Defense/ESGR Patriotic Employer Award
  • Nunn-Perry Award for Mentor/Protege Excellence
  • Ranked 1st among the Top 50 Privately-Held Businesses in the State of West Virginia for 2010 by Diversity Business.com
  • Top 500 Privately-held Businesses in the U.S
  • CEO National Finalist for the Lewis I. Shattuck Small Business Advocate of the Year
  • Diversity.com Trifecta
    • Ranked 7th among the Top 100 Privately-Held Businesses in the State of West Virginia
    • Ranked 22nd among the Nation’s Top 100 Disabled Veteran Owned Business in the United States
    • Ranked 78th among the Nation’s Top 500 Veteran-Owned Businesses in the United States
  • The Nation's First Ever Small to Smaller Business Mentor (GSA)
  • HMS ranked 1st in Washington Technology's Fast 50
  • HMS ranked 45th in Inc. Magazine's Top 500 ranking
  • Top 100 Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses in the U.S
  • Top 500 Veteran Owned Businesses in the U.S
  • Top 50 Privately-held Businesses in West Virginia
  • CEO One of Four National Vetrepreneur’s of the Year
  • DHS Small Business Achievement Award
  • #68 Top 100 GWAC Contractors in the US
  • IBM’s Sole Mentor/Protégée
  • Diversity.com Trifecta
    • Top 25 Veteran Owned Companies in America
    • Top 500 Small Businesses in America
    • Second Fastest Growing Business in the State of West Virginia
  • CEO SBA Small Business Person of the Year – WV
  • CEO Congressional Medal of Distinction – 2nd Award
  • Congressional Medal of Distinction for Small Business Excellence
  • DOD's First SDVOSB of the Year
  • CEO Congressional Medal of Distinction (First Year)
  • Open Ratings Top Twenty Percent Award for Client Performance
  • National Q4 Value Added Reseller Motion Computing
  • Motion Computing Outstanding Solutions Provider of the Year
  • VA Center for Veteran’s Enterprise Videos Interviews in all five videos concerning the SDVOB Program
  • Empire Who’s Who IT Systems Integration Professional of the Year
  • Ronald Reagan Gold Medal Winner
  • Republican National Caucus Businessman of the Year
  • SBA’s Veteran Champion of the Year
  • "Keeping American Strong" Award
  • 30 minute national television spotlight as one of the premier SDVOB's in the nation
  • Rated the number 1 VAR within the Motion Computing family

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