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Golden Key Group Celebrates 20th Anniversary

September 6, 2022

Golden Key Group (GKG), a professional services firm Redefining Workforce Optimization™, is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. The company has grown from a handful of employees working from the CEO’s basement in 2002, to 350 employees with Headquarters in Reston, VA, a 20,000 square foot facility in Landover, MD, and offices in Vine Grove, KY and Rockville, MD. 

Golden Key Group Announces New Vice President

August 31, 2022

Golden Key Group (GKG), a professional services firm providing workforce optimization solutions, announces the appointment of Michael (Mike) McGregor as Vice President of Client Engagement and Business Optimization. In this new role, McGregor will ensure GKG’s federal clients experience consistent and reliable customer service and provide strategic guidance to improve organizational effectiveness and efficiency.

Golden Key Group’s CEO Receives Patriot Award

July 26, 2022

Reston, VA – July 26, 2022 – Today Gretchen McCracken, the CEO and Managing Partner of Golden Key Group (GKG), received the Department of Defense Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Patriot Award.

Golden Key Group Honors Sergeant Major Gary P. Fortunato

June 21, 2022

Today Golden Key Group (GKG), a professional services firm providing workforce optimization solutions, helped honor the late Sergeant Major (SGM) Gary P. Fortunato. To celebrate his decades of service to the U.S. Army Cadet Command, the Rappel Tower – a rope climbing structure used every summer for Cadet Summer Training at Fort Knox– has been named after SGM Fortunato. GKG’s CEO, Gretchen McCracken, was instrumental in recommending SGM Fortunato for this well-deserved tribute.

Golden Key Group Receives Important Contract Vehicle to support the Defense Intelligence Agency

May 17, 2022

Golden Key Group (GKG), a professional services firm providing workforce optimization solutions, received a Multiple Award Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) prime contract award for the Office of Human Resources Operations and Services at the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA).

Golden Key Group Sponsors Adjutant General Corps Regimental Association (AGCRA) Golf Scramble at Fort Knox

May 12, 2022

Golden Key Group (GKG), a professional services firm providing workforce optimization solutions, is a Platinum Sponsor for today’s annual Golf Scramble Fundraiser hosted by the Adjutant General Corps Regimental Association (AGCRA) Gold Vault Chapter in Ft. Knox, KY.

Gretchen McCracken joins Professional Services Council Board of Directors

February 9, 2022

Golden Key Group (GKG) is pleased to announce its founder and CEO, Gretchen McCracken, has joined the Professional Services Council (PSC) Board of Directors.

Golden Key Group Featured at Premier Naval Conference

February 17, 2022

Golden Key Group (GKG) is in San Diego for WEST 2022, the premier naval conference and exposition on the West Coast. Co-sponsored by AFCEA International and the U.S. Naval Institute, the annual WEST event brings military and industry leaders together.

Golden Key Group says Farewell to Longtime Employee 

January 4, 2022

GKG says farewell to Joseph “Mitch” Thomas, who served on the Army ROTC contract for over nineteen years. Mitch started working this contract fresh off active duty service in the Army. Fast forward nineteen years and nine months, and he’s known program-wide as the Subject Matter Expert on all aspects of Army ROTC.

Golden Key Group invests in Greater Fort Knox Community

December 20, 2021

Golden Key Group (GKG), a professional services firm specializing in workforce optimization solutions, has donated $10,000 to Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (ECTC) in Elizabethtown, KY. It is the second investment of that size that GKG has made to ECTC’s Greater Knox Coding Academy.

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