Kathy Albarado is the Founder and CEO of Helios HR, an award-winning human capital management and recruiting firm in Reston, VA. Helios is most known for helping their clients scale to their next stage of growth. Kathy has over 25 years of experience practicing in both large firms and small to mid-sized organizations. Her counsel has been credited with contributing significantly to firm valuation and long-term employee retention.
In addition to serving as a Board member to The Leadership Center, Kathy has demonstrated a career of service and currently active on several Boards to include the Board for the Girl Scouts of the Nation’s Capital, The Women in Business Initiative for George Mason University’s School of Business; The Women in Business Council for the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce, LEAD Virginia and SECAF (the Small Emerging Government Contractors Advisory Forum). Of the public recognition bestowed upon Kathy and the Helios HR team, she is most proud of those that focus on their commitment to community, corporate social responsibility and ethics. Kathy and her team have been honored by the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce, Women in Technology, The National Capital Business Ethics Forum, Leadership Fairfax and SmartCEO for their intentional community outreach and their role as a catalyst for impact.