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20 June 2017 – Markon Solutions Named Top Workplace by The Washington Post for Fourth Consecutive Year Top Workplaces

Markon Solutions is proud to announce that it was named one of The Washington Post’s Top Workplaces for the fourth year in a row! Markon ranked #18 out of 60 midsize businesses.

The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement. Several aspects of workplace culture were measured including alignment, execution, and connection.

“We are honored to be named a Top Workplace for the fourth year. When we started Markon, we wanted to create an environment in which people could take control of their careers and exercise their entrepreneurial spirit,” states Matt Dean, CEO of Markon. “Going on our tenth year in business, this is still true today.”

Markon hires ambitious project managers and leaders to serve some of the nation’s most prestigious clients. It’s the company’s mission is to keep those leaders challenged and engaged, so that they can provide exceptional support to clients. To learn more about careers at Markon, visit https://markonsolutions.com/careers/.

1 May 2017 – Markon Solutions Named Top 50 Fastest Growing Firm in VA for Fifth Year2017 Fantastic 50 Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies in Virginia

Markon Solutions, a project management consulting firm, was named one of the 50 fastest growing companies in Virginia for the fifth year! Markon ranked #48 out of 50 businesses. The Virginia Chamber of Commerce unveiled the list at its 22nd annual awards banquet. The award recognizes entrepreneurial success and contribution to Virginia’s economy. For a full list of winners and more information on the Virginia Chamber of Commerce’s Fantastic 50 Awards, visit https://www.vachamber.com/2017/04/27/virginia-chamber-unveils-22nd-annual-list-of-virginias-fastest-growing-companies-the-fantastic-50/.

2 February 2017 – Markon Solutions Named Best Place to Work in Virginia

Markon Solutions, a project management consulting firm, was named one of the Best Places to Work in Virginia for the fourth consecutive year. Markon ranked #11 on the list in the Medium Employer Category.

BPTWlogo2017“When we founded Markon, we wanted it to be a place where people enjoy coming to work,” states Matt Dean, President of Markon Solutions. “We invest significantly in our employees’ professional development and benefits, support non-profit organizations that are important to them, and provide several opportunities to get to know fellow teammates outside of work. Being recognized four years in a row is an honor and confirms that we are succeeding in building a great place to work.”

The annual list of the Best Places to Work in Virginia was created by Virginia Business and Best Companies Group. The statewide survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize, and honor the best places of employment in Virginia, benefiting the state’s economy, workforce, and businesses. The 2017 Best Places to Work in Virginia list is made up of 100 companies.

For more information on the Best Places to Work in Virginia program, visit www.BestPlacesToWorkVA.com.

 

30 January 2017 – Markon Solutions Names Steve Genn and Kyle Werking Vice Presidents

Markon Solutions, a project management consulting firm, named two new vice presidents—Steve Genn and Kyle Werking.

Steve Genn, Vice President

Steve Genn, Vice President

Mr. Genn leads client delivery and portfolio growth for U.S. Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs clients. He is accountable for his team’s professional growth and development, client satisfaction, and portfolio growth.

Since joining Markon in 2012, Mr. Genn has demonstrated exceptional leadership qualities in managing his portfolio. He co-created and continues to co-lead Markon’s Leadership Development Program to grow the next generation of leaders.

Mr. Genn’s military career includes service as an active duty Air Force Air Battle Manager, during which he flew missions in Desert Storm. He retired as a Colonel in the Air Force Reserves. Mr. Genn received his MBA from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and a BA from Louisiana State University. He also holds the Project Management Professional (PMP)® credential.

 

Kyle Werking, Vice President

Kyle Werking, Vice President

Mr. Werking manages all contracts with U.S. civilian government departments/agencies. He is responsible for client satisfaction, portfolio maturity, and developing new opportunities. Mr. Werking has been with Markon since it was founded in 2007 and has worked in some capacity in every one of Markon’s portfolios.

With 15 years of civilian experience, he has successfully delivered design and construction projects for multiple government agencies and successfully served as owner’s representative for a $200 million 16-acre project. While in the U.S. Army, Mr. Werking served five years as an armor officer. He earned his BS in Civil Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point.

“Both Kyle and Steve have been instrumental in helping Markon grow into new markets and further develop our internal processes and procedures,” states Matt Dean, President of Markon. “We are excited to have them on the leadership team and can’t wait to see what they accomplish in 2017.”

 

24 January 2017 – Markon Solutions Awarded Project Management Contract for USTDA Headquarters Relocation

Markon Solutions, a project management consulting firm, was awarded the prime contract to oversee the U.S. Trade and Development Agency headquarters relocation. Markon will support the seamless move of over 100 employees and contractors that are moving from their current location in Arlington, VA to a new leased location in the National Capital Region.

Markon is providing owner’s representative support during planning, procurement, design, construction, and tenant move-in. Throughout the move process, Markon will work with the government to provide innovative and cost-effective solutions.

“We are excited and honored to support USTDA’s headquarters relocation initiative,” states Kyle Werking, Director, Civilian Portfolio. “We look forward to tackling the unique challenges of this project and delivering a seamless transition to the new facility.”

About Markon Solutions

Founded in 2007, Markon Solutions is a nationally recognized consulting firm headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia. We have employees across the US and overseas in South America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. Our professionals support commercial clients, as well as intelligence, defense, and civil agencies. Markon specializes in facilities support, financial management, acquisition management, and security consulting services. We are consistently recognized on the ENR Top 100 Construction Management-for-Fee and Program Management Firms, Washington Post Top Workplaces, and Best Places to Work in Virginia lists.