Concept Solutions LLC, an information management and Enterprise Web 2.0 technology consulting company serving government, military and commercial organizations has been named to the Virginia Chamber of Commerce’s FANTASTIC 50. The FANTASTIC 50 is an annual list of the 50 fastest-growing companies in the state. The 2013 recognition marks the fourth consecutive FANTASTIC 50 honor for ConceptSolutions, which was ranked 29th, moving up 8 spots from 2012’s ranking of 37.

“ConceptSolutions is once again proud to be recognized by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce with the FANTASTIC 50 listing,” said Phong Mai, ConceptSolutions President and CEO. “Our commitment to delivering cost-effective, high-quality solutions for our customers drives us forward, and this recognition is evidence of that commitment.”

About FANTASTIC 50
Virginia’s FANTASTIC 50 award program is a signature event of the Virginia Chamber of Commerce. The FANTASTIC 50 awards recognize leading businesses across the Commonwealth in all types of industries, and are the only statewide awards of this type in Virginia.

About ConceptSolutions
Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Reston, Virginia, ConceptSolutions is an information management and technology consulting company, providing strategic, technical, and problem solving expertise to the FAA, the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security and other government organizations. ConceptSolutions is a leading enterprise Web 2.0 implementer with a track record of making organizations measurably more productive, efficient, and innovative. ConceptSolutions maintains federal contract vehicles and partner alliances, including GSA Schedule 70, STARS II, and MOBIS; FAA eFAST; Seaport-e; Oracle Partner Network; TURBO Enterprise Partner Program; SalesForce Partner Program and the Microsoft Partner Program. For more information, please visit www.concept-solutions.com.

Concept Solutions, LLC. (www.Concept-Solutions.com), a Small Business technology and management consulting company serving government organizations, announced today it has been named as one of the 2013 Best Places to Work in Virginia. The annual list of “Best Places to Work” was created by Virginia Business and Best Companies Group.

This survey and award program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Virginia, benefiting the state’s economy, its work force and businesses. The Best Places to Work in Virginia list is made up of a total of 80 companies, split into three groups: 39 small employers (fewer than 100 employees) 15 mid-sized employers (100-250 employees), and 26 large-sized employers (more than 250 employees). ConceptSolutions has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Virginia in the medium category.

Organizations from across the state entered the two-part survey process to determine the Best Places to Work in Virginia. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. The combined scores determined the top organizations and the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration, survey and analysis process and determined the final rankings.

“Our appearance on this list illustrates the strong core values at the heart of ConceptSolutions,” said Phong Mai, ConceptSolutions President & CEO. “ConceptSolutions is proud to be recognized as one of the best places to work.”

About ConceptSolutions
Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Reston, Virginia, ConceptSolutions is an information management and technology consulting company, providing strategic, technical, and problem solving expertise to the FAA, the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security and other government organizations. ConceptSolutions is a leading enterprise Web 2.0 implementer with a track record of making organizations measurably more productive, efficient, and innovative. ConceptSolutions maintains federal contract vehicles and partner alliances, including GSA Schedule 70, STARS II, and MOBIS; FAA eFAST; Seaport-e; Oracle Partner Network; TURBO Enterprise Partner Program; SalesForce Partner Program and the Microsoft Partner Program. For more information, please visit www.concept-solutions.com.

Concept Solutions, LLC. (www.Concept-Solutions.com), a Small Business technology and management consulting company serving government organizations, announced today it has earned a spot in Deloitte’s prestigious Technology Fast 500 program. Deloitte’s Fast 500 is an annual listing of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, and life sciences companies in North America based on percentage revenue growth over the past five years.

For revenue growth between 2007 and 2011, ConceptSolutions ranks 332 nationally, 8 locally, and 6 in the Computers/Peripherals category. Concept Solutions achieved 229% growth over the 5-year span, landing on the ranking list for a 6th consecutive year.

“We are honored that ConceptSolutions has earned a place as one of the fastest growing technology companies each of the past six years,” said Phong Mai, President and CEO of ConceptSolutions. “With continued support from our customers and hard work from our staff, we look forward to continued success.”

About Deloitte’s FAST 500
The Technology Fast 500 ranking is compiled from nominations submitted directly to the Technology Fast 500 website, and public company database research conducted by Deloitte. Technology Fast 500 award winners for 2012 are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth during the five-year period from 2007 to 2011.

In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or proprietary technology that contributes to a significant portion of the company’s operating revenues. Using other companies’ technology or intellectual property in a unique way does not satisfy this requirement. Technology Fast 500 award eligibility requirements also include base-year operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD or CD, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD or CD. These revenues must have more than doubled between 2007 and 2011. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of five years, and be headquartered within North America.

About ConceptSolutions
Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Reston, Virginia, ConceptSolutions is an information management and technology consulting company, providing strategic, technical, and problem solving expertise to the FAA, the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security and other government organizations. ConceptSolutions is a leading enterprise Web 2.0 implementer with a track record of making organizations measurably more productive, efficient, and innovative. ConceptSolutions maintains federal contract vehicles and partner alliances, including GSA Schedule 70, STARS II, and MOBIS; FAA eFAST; Seaport-e; Oracle Partner Network; TURBO Enterprise Partner Program; SalesForce Partner Program and the Microsoft Partner Program. For more information, please visit www.concept-solutions.com.

Reston, VA — July 16, 2012 — ConceptSolutions, (www.Concept-Solutions.com), an information management and enterprise Web 2.0 technology consulting company serving government, military, and commercial organizations, announced today it has appointed Jim Hitt to fill the company’s newly-formed role of Vice President of Strategy & Business Development.

Hitt joins the company from TASC where he served as the Director of Business Development assigned to the Federal/Civilian Business Unit. In this role, he was responsible for creating strategy and business plans to drive growth, developing customer and teaming relationships, and identifying specific opportunities across all Federal/Civilian agencies. Prior to that, Hitt served in various program manager roles supporting the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

“Jim’s vast industry and government experience and skill set are a great asset to ConceptSolutions as we further expand our growth within the federal market,” said ConceptSolutions President and CEO Phong Mai. “I look forward to working closely with him to identify and capitalize on more opportunities in the aerospace, defense and national security markets.”

Before joining TASC, Hitt held various technical and management positions with Booz Allen Hamilton, Unisys and Hughes Aircraft. He also has provided advisory services and management consulting support services for several federal agencies, including FAA, NASA, DoD, DHS/TSA, DIA and NRC. In addition, Hitt has supported several commercial aviation engagements focused on identifying cost efficiencies in airline operations.

Hitt earned his Master’s and Bachelor’s Degrees from Old Dominion University and has a Safety Management System (SMS) Certificate.

About ConceptSolutions
Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Reston, Virginia, ConceptSolutions is an information management and technology consulting company, providing strategic, technical and problem solving expertise to the FAA, DoD, DHS and other government agencies. ConceptSolutions is a leading enterprise Web 2.0 implementer with a track record of making organizations measurably more productive, efficient and innovative. ConceptSolutions maintains federal contract vehicles and partner alliances, including GSA Schedule 70, STARS II, MOBIS, FAA eFAST, Seaport-e, Oracle Partner Network, TURBO Enterprise Partner Program, Salesforce Partner Program and the Microsoft Partner Program. Since its founding, ConceptSolutions has prospered with steady growth helping it to land on the Deloitte & Touche Technology FAST 500 list each of the past five years, including a ranking of 20th in the Washington, DC, metro area for 2011. For more information, please visit www.Concept-Solutions.com.

ConceptSolutions is proud to announce its membership in the Salesforce Partner program. As a Salesforce Partner, ConceptSolutions takes its place among an elite group of Salesforce experts in cloud technologies.

Through this relationship, ConceptSolutions is well-positioned to offer support services on Salesforce’s upcoming government cloud environment, expected to arrive Fall 2012. The strategic goal for ConceptSolutions is to deliver projects within the government cloud, leveraging the expertise of our own Salesforce certified consultants.

By partnering with Salesforce, ConceptSolutions obtains access to Salesforce training materials as well as insight from personnel who are implementing the government cloud. With the training, employees are eligible to obtain Salesforce cloud certifications, including Salesforce Administrator, Developer, Implementation Expert, and Architect.

To further promote the partnership throughout the company and to effectively leverage the Salesforce training materials, ConceptSolutions has formed an internal Salesforce Working Group headed by Randolf Klatt. Through this working group, ConceptSolutions experts will provide mentorship for those employees seeking certification. The working group charter includes promoting training and discussion of Salesforce technologies to further expand our strengths as a cloud solutions provider.

Concept Solutions LLC, an information management and Enterprise Web 2.0 technology consulting company serving government, military and commercial organizations has been named to the Fantastic 50 from the Virginia Chamber of Commerce with a ranking of 37. The Virginia Chamber of Commerce’s Fantastic 50 is a list of the 50 fastest-growing companies in the state.

The 2012 ranking is the third consecutive ranking on the Fantastic 50 for ConceptSolutions, which moved up 12 spots from 47 in 2011.

“We are very proud to have once again earned this ranking,” said Phong Mai, ConceptSolutions President and CEO. “This recognition reflects the continued dedication from all of our staff, and we are excited to carry this success into our future.”

The Fantastic 50 award program recognizes leading businesses in the Commonwealth. In order to be eligible a company must be privately held with a headquarters in Virginia, hold sales from $200,000 to $100 million, and demonstrate positive revenue growth and network income in its most recent fiscal year.

Concept Solutions, LLC. (www.Concept-Solutions.com), a Small Business technology and management consulting company serving government organizations, announced today it has earned a spot in Deloitte’s prestigious Technology Fast 500 program. Deloitte’s Fast 500 is an annual listing of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, and life sciences companies in North America based on percentage revenue growth over the past five years.

Since its founding in 1999, ConceptSolutions has prospered with steady growth, landing on the FAST 500 list each of the past five years. For revenue growth between 2006 and 2010, ConceptSolutions ranks 322 nationally on the 2011 FAST 500 and ranks 20 in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, with a five-year revenue growth of 262%.

“ConceptSolutions is honored to be recognized by Deloitte as one of the 500 fastest growing technology companies in North America. Through our continued commitment to provide the best services for our customers, ConceptSolutions has continued to journey forward to achieve consistent growth and success,” said Phong Mai, President and CEO of ConceptSolutions. “We are proud to receive recognition on the prestigious list for each of the past five years.”

About Deloitte’s FAST 500
The Technology Fast 500 ranking is compiled from nominations submitted directly to the Technology Fast 500 website, and public company database research conducted by Deloitte. Technology Fast 500 award winners for 2011 are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth during the five-year period from 2006 to 2010.

In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or proprietary technology that contributes to a significant portion of the company’s operating revenues. Using other companies’ technology or intellectual property in a unique way does not satisfy this requirement. Technology Fast 500 award eligibility requirements also include base-year operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD or CD, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD or CD. These revenues must have more than doubled between 2006 and 2010. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of five years, and be headquartered within North America.

About ConceptSolutions
Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Reston, Virginia, ConceptSolutions is an information management and technology consulting company, providing strategic, technical, and problem solving expertise to the FAA, the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security and other government organizations. ConceptSolutions is a leading enterprise Web 2.0 implementer with a track record of making organizations measurably more productive, efficient, and innovative. ConceptSolutions maintains federal contract vehicles and partner alliances, including GSA Schedule 70, STARS II, and MOBIS; FAA eFAST; Seaport-e; Oracle Partner Network; TURBO Enterprise Partner Program; and the Microsoft Partner Program. For more information, please visit www.concept-solutions.com.

ConceptSolutions was awarded the GSA 8(a) Streamlined Technology Acquisition Resources for Services II (STARS II) vehicle. This vehicle is designed to promote small business utilization when purchasing information technology (IT) services or IT services-based solutions for the federal government.

STARS II is a multiple award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) vehicle with a five-year base and one five-year option. For more information, please visit our GSA STARS II page.

ConceptSolutions is actively seeking qualified professionals with NAS experience to fill current and emerging future openings at the FAA Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center. We invite all interested candidates to attend our open house, which will be held on July 13, 2011 at the Hyatt Place Oklahoma City Airport (1818 South Meridian Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK 73108). The open house will feature three different sessions throughout the day to accommodate busy schedules as follows:

  • Session 1: 7 AM – 9 AM
  • Session 2: 11 AM – 1 PM
  • Session 3: 4 PM – 7 PM

For more information, please view our Open House Flyer. For a full list of skills we are seeking, please visit our Current Openings page.

On March 17, 2011, ConceptSolutions celebrates its 12th anniversary. Founded in 1999 with two partners and two commercial contracts before adding a third partner months later, ConceptSolutions provided business intelligence solutions to the telecommunications industry, finding data patterns in large volumes of data pertaining to customer install/disconnects and revenue. Shortly after 9/11, ConceptSolutions began its transition into the government sector, applying its sophisticated data analysis techniques to manage Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) airspace awareness and security, again finding data patterns in large volumes of data, but now searching for risks to the US Airspace. Today, ConceptSolutions holds a number of different contracts within the FAA and has branched out, serving other government organizations including the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Department of Defense (DoD). ConceptSolutions now consists of nearly 200 employees, is 100% government-focused, and is continually growing, finishing 2010 with $25M in revenue.