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Attain, LLC

June 30, 2015 10:00 ET

EY Announces Attain Chairman and CEO Greg J. Baroni Is an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 Award Winner in Greater Washington

Award Recognizes Entrepreneurial Excellence in Government Services Category

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - June 30, 2015) - EY announced that Chairman and CEO Greg Baroni of Attain, a growing management, technology and strategy consulting firm, received the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 Award in the Government Services, Small category in Greater Washington. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Baroni was selected by an independent panel of judges, and the award was presented at a special gala event at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner on Thursday, June 18, 2015.

"I am incredibly honored and humbled by my selection as a winner of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 Award, representing the tremendous entrepreneurial talent of Greater Washington," said Baroni.

"This award is a tribute to the support and encouragement of my family and close colleagues; my entire team, as the driving force behind Attain's success; and a testament to our vision of the Attain as a next-generation, values-based consultancy that is built to last. I am so proud of the company Attain is becoming, our distinctive culture of intention that we call the Attain Way, and all that our people have accomplished," he said.

Mr. Baroni founded Attain in 2009 after serving in various leadership roles at KPMG Consulting and Unisys Corporation. As a growing management, technology and strategy consulting firm, Attain has experienced phenomenal organic growth in its first five years serving the public sector, including government, education, health and non-profit clients.

Now in its 29th year, the EY program has honored the inspirational leadership of such entrepreneurs as Howard Schultz of Starbucks Coffee Company, Pierre Omidyar of eBay, Inc., and Mindy Grossman of HSN. Recent US national winners include Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn; Hamdi Ulukaya, founder of Chobani; and 2014 winner Dr. David Hung, President and CEO and Chairman of Medivation.

As a Greater Washington award winner, Baroni is now eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 national program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 14, 2015. The awards are the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation's most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.

Sponsors
Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are sponsored nationally by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and SAP America. In Greater Washington, regional program sponsors also include Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, PNC Bank and the Washington Business Journal. Greater Washington reception sponsors include DTZ, Lockton and SolomonEdwards.

About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year®
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world's most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries.

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About Attain
Based in McLean, Va., Attain is a leading management, technology and strategy consulting firm comprised of innovative problem solvers who deliver tangible results to address today's complex public sector, health, and higher education challenges. Attain's transformative business and IT solutions and services deliver market-leading results to our customers in the government and health markets, as well as the higher education, academic medical center and non-profit communities. For more information, please visit www.attain.com.

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