Companies from Reston, Herndon, Chantilly, and Arlington Win Top Awards

CHANTILLY, VA., Apr. 28, 2006 — The Virginia Chamber of Commerce will announce the annual “Fantastic Fifty” list of 50 of the fastest-growing companies in the state. The winning companies will be saluted at the annual awards banquet held at the Westfields Marriott in Chantilly on April 27. This year marks the eleventh year of the Fantastic 50 program.

The Honorable Aneesh P. Chopra, Secretary of Technology, Commonwealth of Virginia will be the keynote speaker at the ceremony. Secretary Chopra was appointed by Governor Tim Kaine and is Virginia’s Fourth Secretary of Technology.

The ceremony will also recognize the companies with the highest growth rates in five specific business categories with the Virginia Vanguard Awards. This year the Virginia Vanguard winners are: Highest Growth Overall: SpecTal, a Reston-based consulting group; Technology: Applied Predictive Technologies (APT), creator of a retail optimization program; Manufacturing: Germane Systems of Chantilly, a manufacturer of high-end servers; Service: Coldwell Banker Professional, Realtors of Virginia Beach; Retail/Wholesale: Blinc Inc. of Herndon, a manufacturer and distributor of beauty products.

The Fantastic 50 award program is sponsored by the Virginia Chamber, Virginia Business Magazine, Goodman and Company, SunTrust Bank and Westfields Marriott. The networking reception prior to the awards banquet is sponsored by Old Dominion Electric Cooperative. The Virginia Department of Business Assistance, the Bergman Group and In Your Ear Creative Post are also Fantastic 50 sponsors.

Nominations for the Fantastic 50 are sought statewide from local chambers, economic development organizations, and through the sponsors’ networks. Companies could also nominate themselves. To be eligible, companies are required to be privately held, with headquarters in Virginia, and to show sales between $200,000 and $100 million. They are judged on a four-year sales revenue history. Verification of all award entries is conducted by the professional service firm of Goodman and Company.

2006 Virginia Fantastic 50 Winners
(by Rank)

Rank Category CompanyName City
1 Service SpecTal Reston
2 Service Coldwell Banker Professionals, Realtors Virginia Beach
3 Manufacturing Germane Systems LC Chantilly
4 Service Tech-Marine Business Inc. Burke
5 Service Strategic Business Systems Inc. Reston
6 Service ERA Kline & May Realty Harrisonburg
7 Technology Applied Predictive Technologies (APT) Arlington
8 Technology Access Systems Inc. Reston
9 Service Arrowhead Global Solutions McLean
10 Technology Global Support Software Corporation Virginia Beach
11 Service Creative Information Technology Inc. (CITI) Arlington
12 Technology Imagine One Technology & Management Ltd. Colonial Beach
13 Technology Adaptive Technologies Inc. Blacksburg
14 Technology Electronic Consulting Services Inc. Fairfax
15 Technology AMTI Virginia Beach
16 Service Milestone Group LLC Arlington
17 Service TMA List Brokerage & Management Inc. Reston
18 Technology AmCad Reston
19 Service Window World of Tidewater Virginia Beach
20 Technology Cascades Technologies Herndon
21 Technology Automation Technologies Inc. Vienna
22 Retail/Wholesale Blinc Inc. Herndon
23 Technology WebSurveyor Herndon
24 Service Liberty Tax Service Virginia Beach
25 Technology Virginia Integrated Communications (VICOM) Virginia Beach
26 Service PRO-telligent LLC Arlington
27 Technology Decisive Analytics Corporation Arlington
28 Service SNVC Inc. Fairfax
29 Technology INDUS Corporation Vienna
30 Technology Momentum Systems Inc. Arlington
31 Service Atlantic Marine Construction Company Inc. Virginia Beach
32 Service J.K. Hill & Associates Inc. Virginia Beach
33 Technology Global TechPro Vienna
34 Manufacturing Mid Atlantic Vinyl Products Inc Fredericksburg
35 Service Cairo Corporation Chantilly
36 Technology ActioNet Inc. Fairfax
37 Service Bay Electric Co. Inc. Newport News
38 Manufacturing AVID Medical Inc. Toano
39 Technology International Communications Group Newport News
40 Service Spectrum Comm Inc Hampton
41 Technology Number Six Software Vienna
42 Service Messer Landscape of Virginia, Inc. Glen Allen
43 Retail/Wholesale Todos Super Market Woodbridge
44 Service TESORO Corporation Virginia Beach
45 Service Foundation Engineering Science Inc. Newport News
46 Service Preferred Systems Solutions Inc. Fairfax
47 Service National Corporate Housing Herndon
48 Service immixGroup McLean
49 Service Judy Boone Realty Inc. Norfolk
50 Service Oakley Logistics, Inc. Prince George

About Citizant

Citizant designs and delivers smarter, leaner business and IT transformation solutions for the U.S. government. The company employs leading experts in Agile transformation, DevSecOps automation, enterprise data management, process improvement, and program management. Citizant’s Delivery System is independently appraised at Maturity Level 3 for both CMMI-DEV and CMMI-SVC. The company’s Management System is certified under ISO 9001:2015 (Talent Acquisition) and ISO 20000-1:2011 & ISO 27001:2013 (Shared Services).  Citizant is headquartered in Chantilly, Va., with offices in Washington, D.C., and employees supporting government customers in 26 states. More information about the company is available at www.citizant.com. Follow us on Twitter at @Citizant or on LinkedIn (http://www.linkedin.com/company/citizant).

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Citizant
703-687-1687
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