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Citizant's Alba Aleman Named Top Female Executive by SmartCEO Magazine
Jul 09, 2008 (10:07 AM EDT)

CHANTILLY, Va., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Alba M. Aleman, president and co-founder of Citizant, has been named among the 25 top female executives in the region by Washington SmartCEO magazine. SmartCEO's 4th annual Bravo! Business Achievement Awards honor women who have successfully grown their business while remaining active in their communities and displaying leadership within the workplace and beyond.

Today, Citizant is one of the Washington region's leading providers of government professional technical solutions in the areas of Enterprise Architecture, Application Development, Program Management, and Gov 2.0. As president, Aleman leads a stellar management team and more than 100 individuals in achieving the company mission of providing exceptional client service and innovative solutions to help the government become more citizen-centered. As a result of its strict focus on successful program delivery, Citizant has a 100% referenceable customer base of civilian and defense government agencies.

"I am honored to be included among such an impressive group of women," commented Aleman. "This award belongs to my entire organization -- whether it's helping HUD locate housing for disaster victims, working with the military to ensure the timely delivery of materials around the world, or collaborating with FTC to modernize legacy infrastructure to better fulfill its mission -- we are all focused on creating a better future for our fellow citizens."

According to SmartCEO magazine the following characteristics define a Bravo! winner:

-- Overcoming business obstacles

-- Financially outperforming competitors

-- Displaying leadership and a strong work ethic within and beyond the workplace

-- Using her business to help benefit the community through acts of philanthropy

-- Doing something unique in the business world and having an inspiring story to tell

Aleman will be profiled in the magazine's July issue and recognized at an awards ceremony at the Crowne Plaza in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia on July 10th.

About Citizant

Citizant partners with government organizations to develop forward-thinking business and technology solutions that create a better future for all citizens. Citizant specializes in enterprise architecture, custom application development and program management support. Citizant is ISO 9001:2000 certified and has been independently appraised at SEI CMMI Maturity Level 2. Citizant is a fast-growing, woman-owned 8(a) business headquartered in Chantilly, Va., with an office in Washington, D.C. More information about the company is available at .

CONTACT: Marcie Cheney of Citizant, +1-703-667-9420, Ext. 140,

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