2013

5 Questions that Matter with Carol Koffinke (10/7/2013)- 5 Questions that Matter with Carol Koffinke By Peter Davis Beacon Associates improves performance. Carol Koffinke, CEO, started her business as single consultant in 2002 and has grown to a company with over $20M in revenue. Beacon has been profitable every year and has zero debt. As remarkable, to me, is her sincere emphasis on... View Article
Beacon to Sponsor 5K Run/1 Mile Walk to Benefit STEM Programs (10/1/2013)- Beacon is sponsoring the 2nd Annual 5K Run, 1 Mile Walk, and Kids Fun Run hosted by the Young AFCEAns of Aberdeen, MD.  The event proceeds will benefit the Harford and Cecil County Schools’ STEM & Beyond Nights and the Little Leapers program at the Harford County Public Library, specifically ‘I am a Mechanical Engineer’ kit.... View Article
Beacon Associates Awarded DOI OST Contract (9/17/2013)- Beacon was recently awarded a contract to deliver a skills development and enhancement learning program to managers and supervisors at the Department of Interior, Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians (OST.) Beacon’s Principal Consultant, Amy Murphy, will facilitate the Management Development Program, a five-month facilitated learning experience focused on increasing employee engagement and... View Article
Beacon Continues to Support HHS’ Program Support Center (7/29/2013)- Beacon is excited to announce that it was awarded a contract by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Program Support Center (PSC) with prime contractor, CNI Advantage, Inc (CNIADV.) The CNIADV and Beacon team will support the PSC in a variety of critical support areas, including but not limited to facilities management; property management... View Article
CEO, Carol Koffinke, Interviewed on American News Report (6/20/2013)- Beacon’s President and CEO, Carol Koffinke, was interviewed on the development of a new product called VOICE (Value Optimized by Integrating Change Effectively), a standardized methodology for integrating companies that are joining forces as a result of a merger or acquisition. The article was featured on the first page of Google headlines on Wednesday, June 19th. Why Do Mergers and... View Article
Beacon’s Program Management Division to Begin Blogging (4/29/2013)- Multiple federal entities rely on Beacon to provide exceptional professional, technical, administrative, and facility support to enable better performance across their organizations. As a trusted program/project management service provider to the federal government for over ten years, Beacon’s Program Management Division has partnered with NASA, the State Department, the U.S. Department of Health and Human... View Article
Beacon Receives ISO 9001:2008 Certification (4/3/2013)- Beacon is excited to announce that the company received the coveted ISO 9001:2008 certification. ISO 9001:2008 is a quality management system recognized by organizations around the world as the benchmark for continual quality improvement. Through ISO 9001:2008 certification, Beacon demonstrates their dedication to providing the highest quality standards and customer service to their federal government... View Article
Beacon’s CFO, Brian Smith, Nominated as Finalist for Tech Council of MD Awards (3/29/2013)- Beacon announced that Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Brian Smith, was selected as a finalist for CFO of the Year by the Tech Council of Maryland. Award finalists will be announced at TCM’s annual dinner and awards celebration to be held in Bethesda, Maryland on May 16th. Mr. Smith was nominated for CFO of the Year... View Article
Book your Calendars for ASTD ICE 2013 (3/6/2013)- Book your calendars! On Tuesday, May 21st at 4:00PM, Mason Holloway will be speaking at ASTD 2013 International Conference & Exposition on the topic of Leadership Performance.  Not your typical leadership development session, Mason will challenge you to rethink your current approach to leadership selection and development, and lead you through an interactive exercise that... View Article
Women in Defense Luncheon to Feature Beacon’s CEO, Carol Koffinke (2/22/2013)- The Women In Defense, Mid-Atlantic Chapter is welcoming Beacon’s President and CEO, Carol Koffinke, as she tells her story about being a successful entrepreneur. Register to attend the March 7th luncheon to be held at the HEAT Center in Aberdeen, MD. Tickets are available at http://www.widmidatlantic.org/Events.html