Prioritizing our clients and community.

INTEGRITYOne Partners (IOP) believes the greatest recognition we can receive is for our ability to ensure lasting client and employee relationships.  Any awards we earn along the way are secondary to that goal. Nonetheless, we are proud to have been repeatedly recognized by our clients and the consulting industry as a whole.


IOP Named Top 10 Law Enforcement Solutions Provider for 2018

IOP was named one of the Top 10 Law Enforcement Solution Providers for 2018 by Government CIO Outlook Magazine.

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INTEGRITYOne Partners Awarded SECAF’s Government Project of the Year Award

IOP received SECAF’s Government Project of the Year award for our development and support of the PRIME Integration Hub.  Once each year, SECAF presents this award to a single company that has delivered a stellar program with significant results and value to the federal government.  PRIME provides a one-stop shop for ICE’s agents to bring together critical data from across law enforcement agencies as a key component of the investigative process.


INTEGRITYOne Partners Named GTSC’s 2017 Small Business of the Year

IOP was named the 2017 Small Business of the Year award from the Government Technology & Services Coalition.  GTSC is a nonprofit, non-partisan association of innovative, agile small and midsized company CEOs that create, develop, and implement solutions for the Federal homeland and national security sector.


INTEGRITYOne Partners Wins 2017 NVFS CARE Award

NVFS’ CARE (Companies as Responsive Employers) Awards recognize Northern Virginia workplaces that are on the leading edge of change and innovation in providing family-friendly benefits and policies. Workplace flexibility, employee well-being and community stewardship are great ways for Northern Virginia companies to demonstrate commitment to strong families and a strong community.  NVFS presents the annual CARE Award to applicants that meet the award’s standards in all of these categories.

INTEGRITYOne Partners Wins the 2016 Helios HR Apollo Award™ in the Community Outreach Category

“The Helios HR Apollo Awards™ recognizes, celebrates and inspires Greater Washington leaders around the importance of growing and investing in their people. This program has evolved into a community of like-minded leaders who make an impact with talent development. To learn more about the Apollo Awards or view a list of the past and present winners, please visit”
A2INTEGRITYOne Partners named a 2016 Helios HR Apollo Award™ Finalist in the Corporate Culture and Community Outreach Categories

“INTEGRITYOne Partners has set the standard in building a culture of intention by focusing on the growth and development of their people,” said Kathy Albarado, CEO of Helios HR and Founder of The Apollo Awards. “This award recognizes to the progression, creativity, and vision of our finalists in addressing the talent challenges employers face today.”



A3INTEGRITYOne Partners Named as a Winner of SmartCEO’s 2015 Washington Corporate Culture Awards 

“The Corporate Culture Awards program honors companies that foster a creative, collaborative workplace culture that has helped enhance performance and sustain a competitive advantage. Smart leaders understand that culture is a company’s greatest asset, driving performance and growth. And an award-winning culture is actively and intentionally cultivated and developed.”




A4INTEGRITYOne Partners Awarded the 2015 Best of Business Award for Reston in the Small Business Category

“The Small Business Community Association has been dedicated to empowering and recognizing small business owners who make a difference in their respective communities since 2006.”




A5INTEGRITYOne Partners Named as a Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce’s 2015 Outstanding Corporate Citizenship Awards Finalist

“Presented across eight categories, the awards honor extraordinary business leadership and above-and-beyond corporate social responsibility (CSR)”





A6INTEGRITYOne Partners Named as a Finalist for SmartCEO’s GOVstar Washington 2014 Technical Trailblazer Medium 

“The GovStar Awards program honors local government contractors for their technology innovation, workplace environment, growth, veteran support and contributions to the industry and the marketplace.”




A7INTEGRITYOne Partners Wins Apollo Awards (2014) 

Organized by Kathy Albarado, chief executive of Reston-based Helios HR, the Apollo Awards recognize organizations that invest in an intentional culture of continuous learning. This includes creating development opportunities for employees, as well as providing the resources for managers and employees to participate in a robust performance management program. Albarado says that all of the nominees demonstrate what she likes to call “a culture of intention,” meaning they are highly deliberate and thoughtful in their efforts to retain top talent.


INTEGRITYOne Partners Named as Finalist for Apollo Awards (2013)

In partnership with the Washington, D.C. metropolitan chapters of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), and SmartCEO Magazine, Helios HR selected IOP as a finalist for the Helios Apollo Awards.



2009_Nov_med.jpg.optimalINTEGRITYOne Partners Recognized by Washingtonian Magazine (2009)

IOP has been recognized by Washingtonian magazine as one of the national capital region’s great places to work. The article, “50 Great Places to Work,” included IOP as one of 18 honorable mentions, citing the company’s rapid growth and many corporate events and sponsorships that keep everyone involved and active in the company’s culture. Employees at these organizations are very happy,” said Washingtonian. “They earn excellent pay and benefits, do interesting work, and enjoy a nice work/life balance.”



A9INTEGRITYOne Partners Makes List of Top Consulting Firms (2008)

IOP was selected as one of the top five small consulting firms nationwide by Consulting Magazine in 2008. The magazine conducts an annual survey of consultants, representing more than 200 different firms, to determine the “Best Firms to Work For.” IOP placed fourth in the Small Firms Category (350 or Fewer Consultants). “We are delighted by this recognition of our team,” said IOP Managing Partner/Co-Founder Michael Waddell. “A firm can offer all the right raw materials—and we work hard to do just that—but ultimately it is people who make it great.” In addition to its overall top-five placement, IOP also placed especially high in the following sub-categories: Career Development, Culture, Work/Life Balance, Operations, Management, and Employee Morale.



A1INTEGRITYOne Partners Recognized for Corporate Citizenship (2008)

IOP was named a Corporate Citizenship Award finalist by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC). The U.S. Chamber recognized IOP and a small group of other companies and business groups for making positive contributions to their communities, advancing important economic and social goals, and demonstrating ethical leadership and sound stewardship.  IOP was named a finalist for the “Small-/Mid-sized Business Award.”