Company Highlights

Our Greatest Asset is Our Employees. We Celebrate Their Contribution to SMS' Success

Scott Darwin on Leadership

28 July 2022

Scott takes a very human approach to solving complex business problems, acutely aware that each interaction is an opportunity to get closer to success in an approach to leadership he calls being “methodically relentless.”

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SMS’ 2022 Fitness Challenge for Charity

5 June 2022

157 employees and 16 teams exercised for a total of 322,000 minutes to compete for their sponsored charities.

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2021 Awards

11 May 2022

Our 2021 Annual Awards Ceremony recognized employees for their outstanding achievements during the year.

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2020 Awards

5 May 2021

SMS’ 2020 Annual Awards acknowledge and applaud employees’ outstanding performance and dedication throughout the year.

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SMS’ 2021 Fitness Challenge for Charity

28 April 2021

This spring, SMS employees and family members participated in a six-week fitness challenge promoting health and employee engagement. Similar to the 2020 challenge, participants competed with colleagues and contract teams in accumulating the most minutes of activity each week. This year, 13 teams with 157 participants ranging in age from 15 to 83 won badges…

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Linh Pham – Retirement

9 February 2021

Linh Pham came to the U.S. in 1975 after honorably serving in the South Vietnamese Air Force as a combat pilot. He settled in the Washington Metro area working multiple jobs to put himself through school, eventually starting his professional career with Xerox before coming to SMS as an engineer in 1987. Throughout his career,…

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Sheri Resperski

19 January 2021

At SMS, we pride ourselves on providing the highest levels of support to our customers. On a mid-December day in 2020, Sheri Resperski found herself going above and beyond by providing critical assistance to a government manager who had become seriously ill. Sheri had travelled to her customer’s base in Maryland from her home in…

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Anniversary Awards

25 November 2020

For over 20 years, SMS has recognized the dedication and value each employee contributes with anniversary awards. This tradition began with ten-year anniversary watches and has expanded to include six more milestones ranging from one to twenty years. In 2020, over 400 employees received awards, including SMS-branded travel mugs, jackets, backpacks, and coolers. SMS’ Payroll…

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SMS’ 2020 Fitness Challenge for Charity

20 November 2020

This summer, SMS partnered with Cigna to beat the quarantine blues by engaging SMS employees and family members to participate in a 6-week fitness challenge. The challenge encouraged friendly competition between colleagues and teams to see who had the most fitness activity each week.  Participants won badges, participated in a little competitive banter, and were…

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Shawn Silva-Cosgrove

24 July 2020

Engineer Of The Year Congratulations to Shawn Silva-Cosgrove, our 2019 SMS Engineer of the Year. As the Customer Service Center Manager on SMS’s Base Level IT Support (BLITS) contract at Hanscom AFB Base, Shawn transformed the team’s approach and processes to significantly improve service desk restoral times, increase customer satisfaction, and improve performance and morale…

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3D Printed Masks for DTRA

21 May 2020

Employees at the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) have been fortunate to have SMS engineer Robert Cross-Price as their co-worker during COVID-19. Robert has so far brought 50+ masks to his co-workers at DTRA. He has also donated them to employees at his local grocery store and has been offering them freely to anyone who…

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Molly Murphy

17 April 2020

Purchasing Manager Molly Murphy started with SMS in 2010 and has steadily developed into an integral part of the company. Molly has been the focal point in supporting our increasingly complex customer requirements as well as ensuring that all of our employees have the tools necessary to do their jobs. Ben Friedman, Vice President of…

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