Bank of Georgetown Recognized as Washington SmartCEO 2014 Future 50 Winner
More than 550 Washington executives joined Washington SmartCEO in celebrating
60 of Greater Washington’s fastest-growing companies.
Washington, DC (Jan. 10, 2014) — Washington SmartCEO and title sponsor Chase honored the 2014 Future 50 award winners at a basketball-themed awards ceremony, which took place on Thursday, January 9, 2014 at the Sheraton Premiere at Tysons Corner. Sixty Greater Washington companies were recognized for their fast growth based on a three-year average of employee and revenue growth. In all, 50 mid-sized Future 50 companies, five small Emerging Growth companies and five large Blue Chip companies were recognized in the program. The 2014 Future 50 winners collectively generate $3.7 billion in annual revenue and employ 13,719 individuals in the Greater Washington area.
“The companies we honored this year are growing in spite of the economic hardships we have all been facing. These companies are investing in themselves, investing in their people and rising above the rest. They deserve to be recognized and celebrated because they are moving the economy and the region forward,” says Jaime Nespor, regional president of SmartCEO. “We are proud to recognize them for their achievements and growth.”
Bank of Georgetown Chairman, President and CEO Mike Fitzgerald commented, “We are honored to be recognized as one of the fastest-growing companies in Greater Washington. Bank of Georgetown’s success is a result of the superb team we have in place, one which is well-versed in the challenges facing our local community; takes the time to listen and build relationships; and finds solutions to meet the needs of our customers. We look forward to continued expansion as we focus on serving D.C, Maryland and Virginia businesses with the client-focused approach that they have come to expect from Bank of Georgetown.”
More than 550 executives, friends and family attended the black-tie event to celebrate the winners and their achievements. The evening kicked off with a cocktail hour and high-level networking. A seated dinner and video-packed awards ceremony followed to honor and celebrate the 2014 Future 50 Award Winners.
For more information on the Future 50 winners, visit http://www.smartceo.com to view the digital edition of the January 2014 issue.
About Bank of Georgetown
Bank of Georgetown is a client-focused community bank with 10 branches throughout Washington, D.C., Montgomery County and Northern Virginia. The Bank has more than $880 million in assets, more than 110 employees and specializes in helping local organizations achieve their financial goals by delivering competitive loan, deposit and cash management products and services. Founded in 2005 by Chairman, President and CEO Mike Fitzgerald and the late Curtin Winsor III, Bank of Georgetown offers unique customer-focused and technologically advanced services in order to maximize the relationship banking experience for its clients. More information is available at www.bankofgeorgetown.com.
SmartCEO’s mission is to educate and inspire the business community through its award- winning magazine, connections at C-level events and access to valuable online resources. SmartCEO’s integrated media platforms reach decision makers in the Baltimore, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, metropolitan areas.
Nearly 50,000 offensive-minded, growth-oriented CEOs turn to SmartCEO magazine to find ideas and inspiration to help them grow their businesses. Each issue includes behind-the-scenes looks at local success stories, columns written by key opinion leaders and other resources to help the region’s middle-market CEOs conquer the daily challenges of running a business. SmartCEO magazine is published on a bimonthly basis with editions in four major markets: Baltimore SmartCEO, New York SmartCEO, Philadelphia SmartCEO and Washington SmartCEO.
About the Future 50 Awards
The Future 50 Awards program is the largest and most highly anticipated SmartCEO awards
program of the year. This program recognizes 50 fast-growth, mid-sized companies in the region, five large Blue Chip companies and five small Emerging Growth companies. These companies represent the future of the region’s economy and embody the entrepreneurial spirit critical for leadership and success. The winners, chosen based on a three-year average of employee and revenue growth, are listed alphabetically, not ranked. The winners are profiled in the January/February issue of SmartCEO magazine and celebrated at an awards reception in January.