Qualis Awarded NASA MSFC Contractor Excellence Award


Qualis Awarded NASA MSFC Contractor Excellence Award

Huntsville, AL – Qualis Corporation announced today that the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center has named Qualis as the recipient of their Contractor Excellence Award for Small Business Services for 2009. This award represents significant contributions to the Marshall Space Flight Center’s mission.

Qualis CEO, Elizabeth Morard commented: “It is truly an honor to receive the Contractor Excellence Award. This recognition is directly attributable to Qualis employees who focus on our customer’s mission – and do it well. I sincerely thank them for not only their excellent work, but their initiatives to help our company continuously improve. We are proud to be part of the vital work of NASA Marshall and its significance to this country.”

Robert Lightfood, acting director of the Marshall Center, presented the award May 11 at Marshall’s annual Center Director’s Breakfast. The event was attended by some 300 community leaders, elected officials and industry partners.

Qualis Corporation, founded in 1993, is a woman-owned small business that employs more than 350 people and has 16 years of proven performance on more than 60 contracts supporting the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Navy, NASA, major primes, and commercial customers. Qualis’ skilled, diverse workforce in 16 states, Afghanistan, and Iraq has expertise spanning multiple disciplines including systems engineering, test and evaluation, logistics, and acquisition and program management. Qualis ranked number 1967 on the 2007 Inc. Magazine’s 5,000 list of fastest-growing private companies in the country, ranked 1294 on the 2008 list, and ranked 1280 on the 2009 list.

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