HERNDON, Va. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 16, 2012 — Deltek, Inc. (Nasdaq: PROJ), the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for government contractors and professional services firms, today announced that Kevin Parker, Deltek’s President and CEO, is a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award for 2012 in the Greater Washington region. The winners will be announced at an awards gala on June 21, 2012 at the Ritz Carlton, Tysons Corner.
The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Award is one of the most prestigious business award programs in the country. With over 1,700 entries, only entrepreneurs who demonstrate extraordinary success in the areas of innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities are recognized. This is the second time in three years that Deltek CEO Kevin Parker has been named a finalist for this prestigious award.
“Being at the helm of a world-class company like Deltek is a great privilege,” said Kevin Parker. “The foundation of our success is a fantastic group of talented and motivated professionals that go to work each day with a common goal—to deliver the industry’s best solutions for our global customers. I want to share this honor with all of our employees who have worked extremely hard building Deltek into the market leader that we have become, and I want to thank Ernst & Young’s 2012 Entrepreneur Of The Year program for recognizing Deltek’s success.”
The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards program celebrates its 26th anniversary this year. The program has expanded to recognize business leaders in over 140 cities in 50 countries throughout the world. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the overall national Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California.
Deltek (Nasdaq: PROJ) is the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for professional services firms and government contractors. For decades, we have delivered actionable insight that empowers our customers to unlock their business potential. 15,000 organizations and 2 million users in over 80 countries around the world rely on Deltek to research and identify opportunities, win new business, optimize resources, streamline operations, and deliver more profitable projects. Deltek – Know more. Do more.® www.deltek.com.
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