MetroStar Leader Named Finalist in WashingtonExec Chief Officer Awards


04/17/2024 |
MetroStar Leader Named Finalist in WashingtonExec Chief Officer Awards

Written By: Rachel Teter-Coble

RESTON, VA, Wednesday, April 17—MetroStar's Chief Operating Officer, Mo Hessabi, has been named a 2024 WashingtonExec Chief Officer Award finalist.   

These awards recognize the most impactful and innovative executives in government and industry, including those in the C-suite. Those nominated have shown positive, impactful leadership in the government sector.    

With a career spanning over 17 years, Hessabi has consistently demonstrated unparalleled commitment to MetroStar and its overarching missions to advance the Federal Government through the delivery of IT services and solutions. 

Throughout his tenure, Hessabi's leadership has been marked by a relentless pursuit of excellence and a steadfast belief in the potential of his team. From his early days in talent and business development to his current role at the helm of operations, Hessabi has tackled challenges with integrity and enthusiasm. 

A distinctive trait of Mo's leadership is his unparalleled ability to uncover and cultivate the unique 'superhero powers' within his team,” said MetroStar’s Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Ali Reza Manouchehri. Mo's impact on MetroStar and its mission is undeniable, and his recognition as a finalist is a testament to his outstanding contributions to the organization and beyond.” 

Under the collaborative leadership of Mo and his team, MetroStar has realized significant achievements, steering towards steady organizational expansion with a notable annual growth rate of 30 percent. This progress is fueled by a steadfast commitment to excellence and the cultivation of strategic partnerships. His strategic initiatives have optimized operational processes, enhanced resource allocation, and positioned MetroStar for sustained success in a highly competitive market. 

Hessabi has also spearheaded initiatives such as a training program for program and project managers, and a Customer Experience (CX) Delivery Framework. These initiatives have not only streamlined operations but also improved productivity, customer satisfaction, and employee engagement. 

"My team will tell you that I don't accept the status quo. I lead the most talented team in the industry, and there are no limits to what we can accomplish together,” said Hessabi. “We bring this same relentless pursuit of greatness in defense of our incredible Nation through our focused investment in artificial intelligence solutions that transform government."   

Stay tuned on May 10 via MetroStar's LinkedIn to hear if Hessabi is selected as the 2024 Chief Operating Officer of the Year. In the meantime, explore other MetroStar leaders and their accomplishments here.    

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