Competitive Innovations' Employee Receives HUBZone Employee of the Year Award

Arlington, Virginia USA— October 30, 2015 — Competitive Innovations, LLC (CI) is delighted to announce that Robert Stewart, a member of CI’s IT Help Desk Support team, was selected by the  HUBZone Council as the 2015 HUBZone Employee of the Year Award recipient.
Hub Zone Employee of the Year Award
On October 6, 2015, CI was notified that the HUBZone Council had selected Mr. Stewart to receive this honor, which was formally awarded on Friday October 30, 2015, at the National HUBZone Conference Awards Luncheon in Chantilly, VA.  Robert has been a Technical Associate at CI since June 2014, holds a Bachelor’s degree from North Carolina Central University, and is also a graduate of the H.O.P.E. Project (Helping Other People Excel), an Information Technology (IT) training program dedicated to providing technical training and development for young adults, bringing hope and career opportunities to Washington DC communities.  As a SBA HUBZone certified small business concern, CI has enjoyed a fantastic working relationship with the HOPE project over the past four plus years, and has had the opportunity to hire several of their graduates through our entry level Information Technology internship program.
Mr. Raymond Bell, founder and administrator of the HOPE Project, was thrilled to hear of Robert’s success, and shared the following sentiment -- “I'm incredibly proud of Robert Stewart.  He is a bright light in our community and his light is getting brighter.  Rob embodies everything we want and expect from our HOPE Project students and graduates.  Mr. Stewart is not only a promising world class IT professional but he is also a mentor to others.  I've watched him coach and mentor new students who have been inspired by his story of success and his commitment to being a lifelong learner.  HOPE is REAL!”
CI celebrates Robert’s well-deserved award and wishes him continued personal and professional success.  We are proud to have him on our team!
About Competitive Innovations, LLC –
CI is a SBA HUBZone certified small business concern, Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Kentico Gold Partner, Amazon Web Services Certified Partner, GSA Schedule prime (IT 70 and PSS/MOBIS 874) and Navy SeaPort Enhanced prime contractor, whose accounting system was audited and deemed acceptable by the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA).  Our unique qualifications include: a Microsoft practice  focused on portals, collaboration, web content management, responsive secure and mobile friendly solutions using SharePoint, Kentico, Amazon Web Services and other industry leading tools; a consulting practice focused on planning, delivery, training, education and implementation in mission critical national security environments; Cyber Security,  Network Defense and Information Assurance services; Integrated Solutions, Technical and Mission Support services.  For more information, please visit our website at

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