Washington D.C., August 6, 2012 – Apprio, a leading provider of specialized technology solutions, particularly for the health, defense and homeland security markets, today announced that President and Founder Darryl F. Britt has been named the winner of the 2012 Leaders Portfolio Business Leader of the Year (under 50 employees). The Leaders Portfolio awards honor excellence in business leadership and are based on the quality of answers to a variety of questions. Applicants hailed from both small and large businesses and targeted both the private and public sectors. Winners were selected by an independent panel of judges with expertise in business leadership.
“The strongest applicants were those that were honest about both success and failure including the tough decisions they faced while building their business, in addition to, their unwavering commitment to community, employees, clients, and investors,” said Dr. Rebecca Blacksmith, host of the Leaders Portfolio radio show. “I surmise that these are the same folks who are also the strongest leaders. There is a clear correlation with truthfulness about reality and leadership.”
“Apprio strives to be a responsible corporate citizen in terms of both the service we provide to clients and giving back to the community,” said Britt. “This is the type of business leadership I bring to Apprio and we are very pleased to accept this prestigious award.”
Apprio is a provider of specialized technology solutions, particularly for the Health, Defense and Homeland Security markets. We provide innovative IT and program services in Healthcare IT, Emergency Response Management and Financial Management. Apprio delivers the methodologies, discipline, and thought-leadership provided by the large integrators, with the cost structure and collaboration offered by smaller firms.
Apprio built the Federal Government’s Disaster Medical Information Suite (DMIS), an EHR & Situational Awareness solution used to manage medical care during federal disasters and designated national security events such as the Gulf Oil Spill, Haiti Earthquake and Hurricane Ike.