Maryland Performance Excellence SILVER award:

United States Army Garrison

Fort Detrick, Maryland

The United States Army Garrison Fort Detrick, Maryland, is a Sustainable Community of Excellence and national asset that is committed to leadership through innovation and business development, endeavoring to provide positive influence on the local community and state while serving multiple National Security Missions since the 1940s. This installation has helped shape local industry, education, and public health throughout the nation for decades. Fort Detrick is a leader in providing jobs, economic opportunity, environmental stewardship and sustainability while maintaining mission focus and effective use of resources.

Maryland Performance Excellence BRONZE award: 

IRS Office of Procurement

Oxon Hill, MD

The IRS Office of Procurement is one of six divisions in IRS Agency-Wide Shared Services and is headquartered in Oxon Hill, with area offices located in New York, Atlanta, Dallas, and San Francisco.  It provides lifecycle acquisition management services to its customers including IRS organizations and employees and the Departments of the Treasury and Homeland Security.  With a workforce of nearly 500, the organization focuses its work on its core values of service, teamwork, ethics, quality of life, innovation and professionalism.  Using a performance improvement system that includes the GAO Framework Assessment, Baldrige framework self-assessments, and a Balanced Scorecard, this public agency’s vision is to be the best acquisition organization in the federal government – best people, best practices, best performance.