APG Sponsors “Light the Way 5k”

On September 10th, 2011, APG’s CFO, Mike Stehly participated in The Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind’s First Annual “Light the Way 5k” fun Run & Walk at Nationals Park.
Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind provides many needed services and programs for the Blind and visually impaired in the Washington D.C. area. Therefore, it is so important to raise awareness as well as the necessary dollars to perpetuate and expand these vital services. Between Mike’s personal fundraising, and APG’s corporate donation, $12,000 was donated on Mike’s behalf—the race’s largest donation!

Thanks to all who donated, came out to support or volunteered!

APG Welcomes Sonja Robinson as Director, PeopleSoft Practice

APG is excited to welcome Sonja Robinson as their new Director, PeopleSoft Practice! Sonja comes to APG with over 17 years of IT Consulting experience and was previously employed at PS Consulting Solutions. Sonja’s consulting background in combination with her 14 years of PeopleSoft Commercial and Federal HCM experience will be an integral part of APG’s developing PeopleSoft practice.  APG is actively pursing a number of PeopleSoft opportunities that will serve as the foundation of our new PeopleSoft practice area.  APG is committed  to diversifying our service offerings to include the PeopleSoft suite,  and look forward to building a robust PeopleSoft practice. 

~Sarah Bassett/Marketing Analyst

Thank you! Follow up from APG’s Open House

APG’s first Recruiting Open House was a huge success, and I’d like to thank everyone who was able to attend. Our Managment Team was busy interviewing attendees and was impressed with the candidates who attended. We met highly experienced Project Managers, SAP consultants, PeopleSoft consultants and Oracle Federal Financial consultants who were exactly what we were looking for.

Based on the positive feedback received, and the amount of requests for future Open Houses, stay tuned for details on the next one!

~Elisa Hillery/Recruiter

APG Open House: 3/8/2011 5-7p

Please forward to any of your colleagues or friends who may be interested!

~Sarah Bassett/Marketing Analyst

Press Release: APG’s CEO, Bekim Veseli makes Smart100

Congratulations are in order to our CEO, Bekim Veseli who made the 2011 Smart100 list! The Smart100 is a program hosted by SmartCEO magazine, a Washington DC “growing company” publication.

What is the Smart100?

The Smart100 is an exclusive group of 100 CEOs who represent the region’s most influential thought-leaders. The members of this elite club have a passion for entrepreneurship and have pledged their dedication to SmartCEO’s mission to educate and inspire their peers through their leadership, strategic vision and character.

To nominate a deserving CEO you know, or to read more about the program, click here.

~Sarah Bassett/Marketing Analyst

Spreading the Holiday Joy to local Reston families

For the past few years, APG has teamed with a local charity to “adopt” families in the community who are less fortunate. This year, APG continued the annual tradtion by partnering with Reston’s Interfaith organization and signed up to adopt 56 children. The donations of our employees exceeded our goal of $2800 and as you can imagine, we were running out of space in our office to store the gifts. The bags and boxes of gifts crept from the cubicles and eventually took over our CEO’s office.

We are proud to have employees who gave such gracious donations–our efforts would not have been as succesful without them! This holiday season we hope you find a moment to think about all you are greatful for.

Have a safe and joyful holiday!

~Sarah Bassett/Marketing Analyst

APG kicks off the holiday season by participating in Crossroads’ Warming the Homeless

For the second year in a row, APG gave a financial donation to Warming the Homeless, an annual event hosted by Crossroads which distributes coats and boots to homeless men, women and children living in Washington, DC. This year, a combined total of 400 coats and boots were distributed!

With a winter predicted to be even worse than last year, the recipients expressed a deep level of gratitude. APG is humbled to give back to the city, as Washington, DC frequently ranks as one of the cities with the highest percentage of homelessness.

I will post updates as APG continues to spreads the holiday joy and gives back to the community this holiday season. One initiative that we are currently involved in is Adopt-a-Child, hosted by Interfaith. APG has committed to adopting 56 children, so we could really use your donation of an unwrapped gift or a financial donation. Our gift drop-off deadline is Dec 9, so please make sure to act TODAY if you want to donate! For more information on getting involved or contributing a gift or donation, please contact Marsha Hodgson at Marsha.Hodgson@apg.com.

~Sarah Bassett/Marketing Analyst

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