Arlington, VA – February 9, 2018 – Belcan, LLC today announced that Tim Donnelly, Jonathon Schmidt and Barry Switzer, who lead audio-visual (AV) services within Belcan Government Services Enterprise IT solutions, are recipients of the Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) 2018 Pacesetter Award.  This team was recognized for their exemplary support by exceeding the difficult deadlines and demands of technical and administrative services in support of ANL Physical Science and Engineering Directorates.

“This award is a testament to Belcan’s commitment to excellence,” commented Lee Shabe, President of Belcan Government Services. “The AV team’s strong work ethic and ability to provide our customers with the highest level of service, dependability and professionalism is a large part of their success, and we congratulate the team for achieving this honor.”

The Pacesetter Award annually recognizes specific performance efforts that significantly exceed normal requirements and is awarded in the area of innovation, discovery, extraordinary effort, program development, safety initiative or significant cost reduction.  The Belcan team is the first contractor to receive this coveted award from Argonne, America’s first national laboratory.

About Belcan

Belcan is a global supplier of engineering, technical recruiting, and IT services to customers in the aerospace, defense, industrial, and government sectors. Belcan engineers better outcomes through adaptive and integrated services—from jet engines, airframe, and avionics to heavy vehicles, chemical processing, and cybersecurity, Belcan takes a partnering approach to provide customer-driven solutions that are flexible, scalable, and cost-effective. Belcan’s unique capabilities have led to continuous growth and success for nearly 60 years. For more information, please visit

About Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne National Laboratory seeks solutions to pressing national problems in science and technology. The nation’s first national laboratory, Argonne conducts leading-edge basic and applied scientific research in virtually every scientific discipline. Argonne researchers work closely with researchers from hundreds of companies, universities, and federal, state and municipal agencies to help them solve their specific problems, advance America’s scientific leadership and prepare the nation for a better future. With employees from more than 60 nations, Argonne is managed by UChicago Argonne, LLC for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science.


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