Phoenix TS has earned a number of awards and accolades throughout the years. Browse through our history below and see what makes our training center stand out in this industry.

“Without our students who return time after time, we would not be able to showcase the Phoenix TS Difference that has made us into an award-winning training center. For your commitment, I thank you.”

– Firoozeh Azarbaidjani-Do, Founder and CEO

Training Awards

EC-Council Enterprise Training Center of the YearEC-Council Enterprise Training Center of the Year

September 2017

Phoenix TS as a small business beat out large industry competitors such as Global Knowledge, InfoSec Institute, Learning Tree and New Horizons to earn EC-Council’s highest award designation. This award marks excellence in delivering EC-Council authorized training and preparing students to pass their EC-Council exams.



Phoenix TS ATC of the Year 2016EC-Council ATC of the Year

September 2014, 2016

While the EC-Council Circle of Excellence award acknowledges all finalists for exemplary training, the ATC of the Year award recognizes only one training center that really stood out from all the rest. We are the proud recipients of the 2014 & 2016 ATC of the Year award from EC-Council.



Phoenix TS EC-Council Circle of Excellence EC-Council Circle of Excellence ATC

September 2010-2013, 2015

Three years in a row we have been named to the EC-Council’s elite Circle of Excellence for our consistent demonstration of exemplary instruction in EC-Council’s courses including CEH, CHFI and ECSA/LPT. The ECCouncil considers student feedback, pass rates and the number of students trained each year when they select only three to five centers per continent for their Circle of Excellence.

Business Awards


Phoenix TS SmartCEO Future50SmartCEO Magazine’s Future 50

January 2013, October 2015

We were selected as one of Baltimore’s 50 fastest growing companies out of 550 total nominees. This award recognizes employee and revenue growth over a three-year period.



Brava! Award

April 2015

Baltimore SmartCEO selects their top female business leaders each year and in 2015, Phoenix TS President and CEO, Firoozeh Azarbaidjani-Do was among the winners. Brava! winners are chosen based on qualities of passion, vision, dedication, compassion and perseverance.




Phoenix TS Inc 5000Inc. 5000

August 2013-2016

We ranked at number 1870 on the entire 2013 Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing companies. In addition, we secured the #26 spot of the Top 100 Education Companies, #60 of the Top 100 Maryland Companies and #25 out of the total Baltimore Metro Area Companies. In order to secure these positions we had to show clear signs of growth and over the past three years we witnessed a 204% growth in revenue and a 400% increase in the number of jobs added. In 2014, 2015 and 2016 we landed on the Inc. list again!



Phoenix TS Best Places to Work Baltimore Magazine’s Best Places to Work

February 2013

We were named one of the area’s top places to work in 2013 by the Baltimore Magazine. According to their staff we were chosen based on the company’s 401K plan with match, tuition reimbursement, free management and IT training for employees and their families, five weeks of paid time off, and flexible work options.