7 November 2016 – Markon Solutions, a project management consulting firm, was selected to provide construction management support for the National Park Service. The construction management services will support restoration and rehabilitation projects, security facility projects, as well as utility and structural repair projects.
The five-year Blanket Purchase Agreement includes oversight, construction management, on-site/special inspection, contract administration, and administrative services. Markon will support NPS in managing multiple projects in Washington, DC performed by various contractors.
“We are extremely honored to support the National Park Service on these critical projects,” states Kyle Werking, Director, Civilian Portfolio.
21 June 2016 – Markon Solutions is proud to announce that it was voted as one of The Washington Post’s Top Workplaces for the third year in a row! Markon ranked #39 out of 70 among small businesses.
Markon invests significant resources in making sure employees are excited to come to work every day, lead healthy lifestyles, and stay educated on the latest industry trends. Markon offers employees countless leadership opportunities, educational and philanthropic support, fitness incentives, and numerous outings for employees and families.
Maintaining the culture at Markon is a top priority for Matt Dean, President of Markon. “Although we’ve experienced significant growth since 2007, maintaining the Markon culture is critical to our success and long-term goals.”
Rankings are based on employee responses to a survey conducted by Workplace Dynamics, LLC. Employees evaluate the company’s benefits, pay, leadership, work-life balance, and other indicators of organizational health.
9 February 2016 – Markon Solutions, a project management consulting firm, was ranked third in the 2016 Best Places to Work in Virginia Medium Employer Category. This is Markon’s third year of being ranked on the list.
“We are elated to once again receive this award. We invest significant resources in making sure our employees are excited to come to work every day, lead healthy lifestyles, and stay educated on the latest industry trends. This award is proof that putting employees first is a successful business model,” states Matt Dean, President of Markon.
The annual list of the Best Places to Work in Virginia was created by Virginia Business and Best Companies Group. This 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 2016 Best Places to Work in Virginia list is made up of 100 companies from across the state. Rankings are based on a two-part survey, which evaluates each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems, demographics, and the employee experience.
4 February 2016 – Markon Solutions, a project management consulting firm, named Matt Slingwine a Vice President. He is responsible for overall customer satisfaction, employee and contract health, and portfolio growth with a focus on the intelligence community.
Since joining Markon in 2009, Mr. Slingwine led multiple contract engagements for the firm including financial, facilities, strategy/governance, and program management efforts. Mr. Slingwine leads with a focus on bringing innovative management strategies to the client and a passion for growing internal talent for future leadership opportunities within the firm.
“Matt exemplifies true leadership skills and has an innate ability to grow future leaders,” states Matt Dean, President of Markon. “We are honored to have him on our team.”
Mr. Slingwine’s 16-year career includes leading teams on projects totaling over $100M annually with two of the nation’s largest building firms. Mr. Slingwine received a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Grove City College Pennsylvania majoring in Financial Management. He is a Project Management Institute (PMI)-certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified SCRUMMaster (CSM), Six Sigma Yellow Belt, and holds the ITIL V3 Foundations Certification.