ROCKVILLE, MD--(Marketwire - March 9, 2011) - Rose Financial Services (RFS), the Premier U.S. Based Finance and Accounting Outsourcing Firm, announces that it has been named a finalist for the 2011 Helios Apollo Awards, the leading awards program for recognizing employers in the Washington metropolitan region that invest in employee development initiatives that make an impact. Rose Financial Services has been named as a finalist the past four consecutive years. With the growth of RFS to over 50 employees in the last year, RFS has advanced from the "Emerging Business" category into the "Small Companies" category.

"This year's finalists stand out as the D.C. region's best in executing impactful human capital management programs," said Kathy Albarado, President and CEO, Helios. "We congratulate Rose Financial Services on being named a finalist and look forward to coming together in June to celebrate all the finalists."

Rose Financial Services was selected as a finalist by an independent panel for its support of employee development initiatives and its ability to communicate the overall impact of these programs including the founding of RFS University. Specifically, Rose Financial Services was evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • Employee on boarding process;
  • Opportunities for mentoring;
  • Innovative programs or opportunities to develop leadership skills through charitable community involvement; and
  • The impact of the program(s).

Helios will honor the finalists and announce the winners at the Apollo Awards breakfast ceremony on Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at the McLean Hilton in McLean, Va.

For the full list of finalists and event registration information, please visit

About Rose Financial Services, LLC
Rose Financial Services®, the Premier U.S. Based Finance and Accounting Outsourcing Firm, has been helping companies succeed since 1994. RFS provides value by establishing robust financial systems that routinely deliver accurate, timely, and relevant financial information. In 2010 RFS was named the #1 Finance and Accounting Outsourcing firm globally by the Black Book of Outsourcing. Visit for more information.

About Helios
Helios provides strategic human capital management solutions that drive operational performance and business goals through your most valuable asset -- your people. With Helios, you gain a strategic business partner helping implement customized methodologies, processes and solutions that deliver a long-term impact. For more information, visit

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Media Contact:
Fletcher C. Bauman
Rose Financial Services, LLC
(301) 527.1130 x274