Awards and Recognition

For more than four decades, Maximus has been proud to partner with government to move people forward. Our people, technology, and projects speak for themselves, but we are honored to be recognized by our industry peers and the media for making an impact that matters.

Global Enterprise Awards and Rankings

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Washington Technology 100

The Top 100 provides an annual ranking of federal contractors based on prime contacts for each fiscal year. For 2023, Maximus has jumped one position to No. 18 on the 2023 Washington Technology Top 100 with $2.29 billion in prime contract obligations.

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WBJ: Largest Government Technology Contractors in Greater Washington

Maximus is proud to be recognized among the Largest Government Technology Contractors in Greater Washington, a distinction that underscores our significant presence and impact within the metro-area. This ranking researched and published by the Washington Business Journal, reflects our dedication to employing a robust workforce committed to delivering superior technology solutions to government agencies.

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NVTC Tech 100

Recognizing excellence in driving innovation, implementing cutting-edge solutions, and leading growth, all while maintaining a high level of employee morale and making a positive impact in the Virginia and Washington DC tech community.

  • 2023: Tech 100 Companies
  • 2022: Tech 100 Companies
  • 2021: Tech 100 Companies
  • 2020: Tech 100 Companies
  • 2019: Tech 100 Companies

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Bloomberg Government has included Maximus on the BGOV200 since 2017. The annual list ranks the top 200 federal contractors for unclassified, prime contracts awarded across all U.S. federal government agencies.

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Washington Business Journal's Women on Public Company Boards

Maximus is proud to share that it has been ranked #16 on the Washington Business Journal's Women on Public Company Boards for 2023. This recognition highlights the company's ongoing efforts to foster a culture of diversity and inclusivity, where all employees are valued for their unique backgrounds and experiences. Maximus is honored to be included in this prestigious list of top companies.

2024 Disability Matters North America Awards

Maximus is proud to be recognized with the 2024 Disability Matters North America Award for our dedicated efforts in hiring and supporting employees with disabilities. Led by the DiverseABILITY Team, our initiatives have sourced 1,678 candidates with disabilities, participated in 223 hiring events, and hosted 131 open houses, enhancing our commitment to workforce diversity. This accolade underscores our role in fostering inclusive, equitable opportunities for all employees.

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BusinessBecause: Top Employers for Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives

Maximus is honored to be recognized by BusinessBecause as one of the top companies excelling in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives. This recognition highlights our commitment to attracting diverse talent and fostering an inclusive environment that enhances employee retention. With 72% of our workforce being female and 64% being people of color, we proudly celebrate diversity and inclusivity in our corporate culture.

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Forbes Best Employers for Diversity 2023

Maximus is proud to announce a significant step forward in our commitment to diversity and inclusion. Recognized by Forbes in their 'Best Employers for Diversity' list for 2023, Maximus now ranks 13th in the nation, an advancement of 207 spots. This substantial jump mirrors our unwavering dedication to fostering an environment that values diversity, inclusivity, and equal opportunity. We are inspired by the hard work and commitment of our employees, whose contributions make these achievements possible.

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Handshake's Early Talent Award 2023

Maximus has been recognized as a top employer for Gen Z careers in the Handshake 2023 Early Talent Awards. The company's mission-driven approach, supportive management style, and emphasis on networking opportunities have made it a popular choice for students seeking internships and future career paths. Maximus' commitment to training and developing young talent has created a positive student experience, with many expressing their desire to continue working with the company long-term.

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NASCIO 25-year Corporate Membership Longevity Award

The National Association of State Chief Information Officers, NASCIO, strives to foster government excellence through leadership in information management — working to foster state government in which the public is fully served through business innovation and the optimal use of technology. Maximus is proud to have joined NASCIO in this endeavor for over 25 years.

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Hired Top Employers Winning Tech Talent

For 2022, Maximus was recognized a second time as a leader in recruiting tech talent -- ranking #3 in the United States Enterprise segment. The award recognizes leaders in recruitment and hiring across the tech industry, with a particular emphasis on equity, efficiency, and transparency.


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VETS Indexes 5 Star Employer 2024

Maximus is proud to be recognized as a VETS Indexes 5 Star Employer in the 2024 VETS Indexes Employer Awards. This marks the third consecutive year we have been honored by VETS Indexes for our commitment to supporting veterans and military-connected individuals. We’re proud of our dedication to recruiting, hiring, retaining, developing, and supporting military personnel and their families and fostering an inclusive workplace that values the unique skills and experiences they bring to our organization.

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Maximus is honored to be recognized as a Top Veteran Employer by, securing the #16 spot in their 2024 rankings. This accolade is a testament to our steadfast dedication to veteran employment and the success of our initiatives to integrate veterans into our workforce. Our approach, grounded in understanding and respect for military service, has been central to our identity for over 40 years of public service partnership.

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2023 Top 100 Internship Programs by WayUp & Yello

Maximus has been rated for the third consecutive year as having one of the 100 best corporate internship programs in the United States, as ranked by a panel of industry expert judges and thousands of public votes.

2024 Top Executives to Watch | Executives to Know in the National Capital Region

This ranking recognizes experts in their fields who have the leadership and knowledge to implement change from the inside out.

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2022 Wash100 Award | Leadership in GovCon

The Wash100 compiles an annual list of public and private sector leaders selected as the most influential leaders in the GovCon sector.

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2024 OnCon Icon Awards - Top 50 DE&I Professionals

Maximus celebrates the achievement of Arvenita Washington Cherry, Ph.D., Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, who has been honored with the Top 50 DE&I Professional Award at the 2024 OnCon Icon Awards. This prestigious recognition is awarded to leaders who are selected by their peers for their significant contributions to enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion within their organizations and the broader community. Dr. Cherry's leadership and innovative strategies have profoundly impacted Maximus, advancing our commitment to creating an inclusive workplace that values and nurtures diversity.

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2023 Federal 100 Award: Leadership in Federal IT Innovation

Bruce Caswell, President and CEO of Maximus, has been honored with the 2023 Federal 100 Award for his transformative impact on federal IT. Recognized for advancing government missions through innovative solutions in cybersecurity, customer experience, and AI, Bruce's leadership exemplifies commitment to excellence and public service. This prestigious award, selected by an esteemed panel of government and industry leaders, underscores Bruce's pivotal role in shaping the future of federal IT, reflecting Maximus' dedication to delivering impactful technology-driven services.

WashingtonExec: Longevity Award

Ilene Baylinson, General Manager of the U.S. Services Segment, has been honored with the WashingtonExec Longevity Award in recognition of her long-standing commitment to the government contracting industry and exceptional leadership.

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The WashingtonExec Top 35 Execs to Watch | Bruce Caswell

Bruce Caswell President & CEO, of Maximus, has been recognized by The WashingtonExec as a leader in industry and government changing the status quo -- naming executives who are helping to strengthen the nation after years of unprecedented challenges.

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Virginia 500: 2023 Power List

Maximus CEO Bruce Caswell was listed as #68. Recognition honors Virginia's most influential and connected leaders in business.

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ONCON 2022 Top 100 Marketer Award | Lisa Veith

The OnCon Icon Awards recognize the top marketers in the entire world. Finalists were voted on by peers to determine the winners.

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Technology Campaign of the Year

Maximus is proud to announce that our Federal Marketing team has been recognized with the PR Daily Content Marketing Technology Campaign of the Year Award for its Cybersecurity Marketing campaign. The campaign, a key part of our federal business strategy, highlights our enhanced expertise in cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, and machine learning following the Attain Federal acquisition. The campaign successfully increased market engagement, including a 33% rise in page views and over 2.1 million impressions for our thought leadership content, solidifying Maximus' position as a premier provider of advanced, secure technology solutions for government operations.

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Digital Health Awards 2023: Digital Health Solutions

  • Web-based Digital Health: Maximus Pennsylvania Independent Enrollment Broker (PA IEB) DXHub Website: Revolutionizing Access to Long-Term Services
  • Digital Health Social Media: Arizona Jobs Twitter Campaign: Bridging the Gap Between Job Seekers and Resources
  • Mobile Digital Health: NY State of Health (NYSOH) Mobile App: Enhancing Healthcare Accessibility at Your Fingertips

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Platinum Hermes Creative Award for Pennsylvania Independent Enrollment Broker (PA IEB) Project

Maximus' Pennsylvania Independent Enrollment Broker (PA IEB) project received a Platinum Hermes Creative Award for its groundbreaking approach to enhancing Medicaid services. By merging two websites into one user-friendly platform, the project has transformed access to long-term services and supports and Community Health Choices programs. This award celebrates our commitment to utilizing digital solutions to drive social impact.

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Platinum Hermes Creative Award for Maricopa County Job Seeker Initiative

The Maricopa County Job Seeker Initiative, powered by Maximus, won a Platinum Hermes Creative Award for its innovative use of social media to foster employment support services. This digital initiative has led to exponential growth in audience size and engagement, underlining the power of social media to bridge the gap between job seekers and resources.

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MarCom Awards 2023: Health Communications

  • Platinum award: NYSOH Connect increases employee engagement
  • Gold award: NYSOH addresses consumer needs with video tutorials
  • Gold award: NYSOH connects with consumers through characters in motion
  • Gold award: California Medi-Cal Health Care Options improves digital accessibility and enhanced services as part of a website migration and upgrade

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WebAwards Web Marketing Association

The WebAward is the premier award recognition program for Website developers and the online marketing community.

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LiveHelp Now: Best Customer Service Award

Maximus, Illinois Child Support Office project

Challenge winners are truly the best customer service providers in their industry, ranking the top 100 in a global field of more than 10,000 businesses.

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Horizon Interactive Awards: Maximus' Digital Solutions Team

Maximus is proud to be recognized in the Horizon Interactive Awards for its work with NY State of Health. This prestigious competition celebrates excellence in web design, interactive media, and creative content, and highlights the company's innovative approach to digital solutions and commitment to providing high-quality services to clients.

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The Santa Barbara Mayor’s Office Design/Accessibility Award

The Design/Accessibility Award is presented annually to a person or entity that has developed innovative and creative solutions for accessible structures, buildings or services, or provided accommodations to create equal and aesthetic access. The Maximus DiversABILITY team was recognized for the impact they've made in connecting job seekers who live with disability with remote opportunities.

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Hermes Communications Awards

Maximus Center for Health Literacy

  • Achievement, Team Achievement, Team's Body of Work Achievement (Gold)

Maximus NY State of Health, Addressing Consumer Needs with Video Tutorials

  • Electronic Media, Social Media, Interactive Media, Video, Video Series (Gold)

South Korean Ministry of Employment and Labor: Awards for Achievement

  • The South Korean Ministry of Employment and Labor has awarded Maximus Korea an award of achievement for its outstanding performance in creating jobs for young people and for excellence in managing youth programs.
  • Maximus Korea also won the Minister of Employment and Labor Award at the 2022 National Employment Support System Best Practices Conference -- recognizing excellence in work to support vulnerable and underprivileged job seekers. 
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