2019 ACG Corporate Growth Awards Recognize Iron Vine Security as Growth Company of the Year

Brent Duckworth accepts ACG Corporate Growth Award

McLean, Virginia – June 17, 2019 – Iron Vine Security has been named the 2019 Corporate Growth Company of the Year (Under $25M) by ACG National Capital, the voice of the middle market and the region’s preeminent association for corporate professionals involved in middle-market growth, corporate development and M&A.

The Corporate Growth Awards are presented to individuals and companies that are selected for their accomplishments in crafting and executing on successful growth strategies and deals. Iron Vine Security was chosen for this honor from more than 100 nominated companies by the 2019 Corporate Growth Awards Committee. The award was presented at a black-tie gala on May 14, 2019.

“We’re honored to be recognized” said Brent Duckworth, Founding Partner. “This award represents our team’s unmatched commitment to progress. While it is a major milestone in Iron Vine’s growth, it captures a consistent mindset our team members have had since day one.”– Brent Duckworth (Founding Partner, Iron Vine Security)

Photo Credit: ACG National Capital

Iron Vine’s ACG award recognition comes during several major strategic initiatives, including a company rebrand and website launch. Iron Vine has recently added experts in security operations, security engineering, and cyber threat intel forensics. In addition, Iron Vine has recently been awarded multi-year contracts with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Homeland Security, Securities and Exchange Commission, and Millennium Challenge Corporation, and was recently appraised at CMMI SVC Level 3.

“2018 was an incredible year for corporate growth in the National Capital region, across all markets and industries,” said Diane Zanetti, the 2019 Corporate Growth Awards Committee Chair and the Managing Director and Group Head of the Government Contractor Banking Group at Capital One. “The companies and individuals recognized this year were selected from hundreds of applicants because of their success in identifying and executing on winning growth strategies, and for having the foresight and courage necessary to make large, risky and sometimes transformational decisions on behalf of their organizations.”

About Iron Vine Security

Founded in 2008, Iron Vine Security specializes in developing technical risk management solutions for public and private sector enterprises to help clients secure their systems, networks, and, most importantly, their sensitive data. Specifically, Iron Vine provides expertise for computer security programs using commercial off-the-shelf and custom software tools implemented through engineering, program management, systems integration, and software development best-practices. For more information, visit www.ivsec.com.

About ACG National Capital

ACG National Capital is a chapter of the international association, ACG (Association for Corporate Growth) that serves Washington, D.C., northern Virginia and southern Maryland. The association drives middle-market growth and increases deal flow, while providing unparalleled opportunities for networking, deal making and professional development for individuals involved in building corporate value through M&A, strategic partnerships, organic growth and capital funding.

ACG National Capital’s veteran leadership and its membership of more than 400 executives and business leaders have participated in nearly every recent M&A transaction completed in the D.C. metro region. For more information, visit www.acgcapital.org or the ACG online publication at www.acgcapitalblog.com.


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