Pat ParkerRESTON, Va., July 10, 2010 – Native American Management Services CEO Patricia Parker has received a Washington SmartCEO 2010 BRAVA! Women Business Achievement Award. The award, which will be celebrated July 21, at The Sphinx Club in Washington, D.C., honors women business leaders whose work builds stronger communities.

Ms. Parker was among 25 female CEOs honored this year. The 2010 awardees will join former BRAVA! recipients to form the BRAVA! 100, a group of the first 100 female entrepreneurs to be recognized in the program. The award event will be focused on the theme “What 100 Women Can Do.”

“I am honored to be recognized alongside so many outstanding women leaders who are doing so much for their businesses and their communities,” said Ms. Parker.

This year’s winners lead 15,956 individuals, generate $910 million in revenue, and support more than 120 nonprofit organizations and charities across the Greater Washington region.

“BRAVA! Women Business Achievement award recipients are not only selected and honored for their success in growing a company, but also for demonstrating leadership throughout the Greater Washington community. This unique combination of attributes is fit to be admired by any CEO. We are honored to recognize Patricia Parker as one of Greater Washington’s most influential leaders,” said Jaime Park, publisher of Washington SmartCEO.

Ms. Parker and the other BRAVA! winners are profiled in the July issue of SmartCEO, which is read by more than 30,000 business owners in the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan area. Each winner is also featured in the digital edition of the magazine. The winners are selected by an independent panel of business leaders.

Native American Management Services, Inc., which is based in Reston, Va., provides high-quality management support services to the federal government, tribal governments and the private sector.