34 Arlington Companies Named to the Inc. 5000 

Inc. magazine named 34 Arlington companies to its annual list of the nation’s 5,000 fastest-growing companies, the Inc. 5000, while five were part of the exclusive Inc. 500. Half of the companies are in Government Services and 24% are technology companies in the Software, IT or Security fields. 34 Arlington companies were also named to the list last year, up from 21 companies in 2017. 

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Associated Veterans topped the list of Arlington companies at number 67 with an astounding 4346% growth rate over the past three years. Associated Veterans is  to grow a service-disabled veteran-owned small business that provides professional services and consulting to the government. Higher Logic, 1,917 on the list, received a Gazelle Grant from Arlington County. Several of the finalists were also featured in the Virginia Chamber of Commerce’s Fantastic 50 program, including Sehlke Consulting, Changeis, U Group, Metis Solutions, Firebird AST, Enterprise Knowledge and Neostek. 

“We are really proud of the innovative companies that call Arlington home and the dynamic entrepreneurs who lead them,” said Marian Marquez, Acting Director of Business Development Arlington Economic Development. "Arlington’s strong representation in this prestigious list is a testament to the exciting growth happening in our community and we fully expect to see this grow in years to come.” 

To qualify for the Inc. 5000, companies must show the past three calendar years of sales to prove their revenue. Additionally, they must be U.S.-based, privately held, and independent — not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies. Revenue in the initial year must have been at least $100,000, and revenue in the most recent year must have been at least $2 million. 

Here is the full list of Arlington companies that made the cut and their ranking:  

67. Associated Veterans 

91. Capitol Bridge 

368. Stealth-ISS Group 

373. Strategic Alliance Business Group 

484. The Fila Group

586. Green Powered Technology 

768. Sehlke Consulting 

775. NewsWatch 

796. Indev 

867. Changeis 

949. MJ Seats 

1240. U.Group 

1324. Mobile Posse 

1619. 540.co 

1630. Metis Solutions 

1740. Science and Medicine Group 

1750. Firebird Analytical Solutions and Technologies 

1917. Higher Logic 

2411. Enterprise Knowledge 

2625. ThreatConnect 

2762. InterImage  

2848. OpenWater Software 

2894. Excella Consulting 

2922. Fonteva 

2923. Fors Marsh Group 

3150. TorchLight Hire 

3184. EMD Strategies  

3350. Man-Machine Systems Assessment 

4229. DRT Strategies 

4332. Clarendon Partners 

4556. IDS International Government Services 

4729. NEOSTEK 

4818. Barone Consulting 

4865. SecureStrux 



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