Sharon Virts is active in the Loudoun community serving as Chairman of the Loudoun Economic Development Commission; Member of the CEO Cabinet for the Loudoun County Chamber; Board member of the Dulles Corridor Rail Association; Director of the Loudoun Inova Hospital Foundation; Advisor to the Board of Trustees of the Hill School in Middleburg, Virginia; and member of 100WomenStrong. She lectures nationally on leadership development and small business growth.
Ms. Virts has nearly 30 years of experience in the federal market. She founded FCi Federal which has experienced stellar growth since 2005, growing from 35 employees and $1.5 million in revenue in 2007, to nearly 5,000 employees and $157 million in revenue today.
In 2016, Ms. Virts was named to Washington Business Journal’s Power 100 and recognized as one of the top five female founders and owners of the largest companies in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. She also won a SmartCEO Leadership Award which recognizes the achievements of top women business leaders in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. In 2013, she was named Ernst and Young’s 2013 Entrepreneur of the Year for Greater Washington as well as received two gold Stevie Awards for Women of the Year and Female Entrepreneur of the Year in Business Services. She was recognized by the Women’s Chamber of Commerce for her assistance and mentoring support of other women-owned small businesses by receiving their prestigious Stellar Award in 2013 and their Women Contractor/Growth Master Award in 2012.
Recently married this past October, Sharon and Scott have six children between them – ranging in age from 15 to 30. Charlie is their only grandson.