ChenegaTI President Heather Lacroix Named 2018 FedFem Award Winner

Heather Lacroix, president of Chenega Technical Innovations (ChenegaTI), was named a winner in the 2018 FedFem Awards, sponsored by Washington, D.C.-based organization LeadersNest.

Winners were selected by an independent committee of local and national business leaders. Award categories include female executives in Combat, Cyber, Defense, Healthcare, HR and IT/Tech, as well as government contractors affiliated with 8(a), women-owned and other disadvantaged businesses.

Ms. Lacroix leads ChenegaTI, one of Chenega MIOS’s largest and most profitable companies. As a West Point graduate and U.S. Army veteran, Ms. Lacroix values the opportunity to serve the mission of our country’s military, defense and intelligence communities. She actively participates in several industry and community organizations, including her membership on AFCEA’s Small Business Committee, and her involvement with Final Salute, a 501(c)(3) organization which supports military families and veterans’ rights.

“I am so proud to be named as one of this year’s FedFem award winners, among some of the most impressive women in our industry,” said Ms. Lacroix. “I feel truly blessed for the opportunity to continue to serve my nation, even in the small role we government contractors play.”

The FedFem Awards salute high-impact women-owned businesses and executives in the government contracting community. FedFem Award honorees blend their entrepreneurial courage and federal government support to effectively impact the industry, national economy and local marketplace.

For more information about the FedFem Awards and winners, visit Honorees will be celebrated at an award reception in Washington on October 25.

About Chenega Technical Innovations
Chenega Technical Innovations, LLC (ChenegaTI) is an ANC-owned subsidiary of Chenega Corporation. Our highly qualified core team of professionals provide military, government and commercial customers with innovative technology solutions. ChenegaTI offers a full range of world-class professional services in areas of Information Technology, Engineering, Technical Operations, Training and more. To learn more, visit

About LeadersNest
LeadersNest connects executives and businesses to a dynamic and influential professional network of thought leaders and influencers. It is a business community with a mission to connect, incubate and influence its connections through its integrated media platforms and exclusive C-suite and business-led events. Its unique platform is the future of successful business development and networking engagements, providing deep-rooted valuable relationships and opportunities to soar.