Annual Contest Recognizes Perseverance and Dedication in Virginia Businesses

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. September 25, 2013 – SHINE Systems & Technologies (SHINE), a leading intelligence analytics, identity intelligence, technology integration, training, and consulting services firm based in Charlottesville, VA has been named one of thirteen finalists in the fourth annual Tayloe Murphy Resilience Awards. Five winners will be named at the awards ceremony following a dinner and reception at the Darden School’s Abbott Center on October 15, 2013. The Resilience Award contest is sponsored by the Institute for Business in Society at the University Of Virginia Darden School Of Business.

The Tayloe Murphy Resilience Awards honor Virginia businesses who have overcome challenges ranging from economic downturns to intense competition to personal tragedy in order to achieve growth and success and who have also displayed commitment to their community, particularly in areas of high unemployment. Nominees are required to document five years of revenue and growth in order to be considered for the award making 2013 SHINE’s first year of eligibility.

“SHINE Systems is honored to be chosen as a finalist for the Tayloe Murphy Resilience Awards. As a company, we meet every day challenges with the strength of character and ingenuity of our employees, customers, and partners. SHINE continues to set itself apart with a diverse portfolio of products and services and the exemplary staff to enable our continued growth.” –Jeff Thomas, President



SHINE Systems & Technologies (SHINE) is an innovative SBA certified HUBZone small business and newly recognized honoree in the Inc. 500|5000 (#307) list of fastest-growing private businesses as well as the Washington Technology Fast 50 (#3) fastest-growing small business Federal contractors. Headquartered in Charlottesville, Virginia, SHINE features expertise in intelligence analytics, identity intelligence, technology integration, training, and consulting servicesWe bring to our customers comprehensive capabilities across many industries and business functions as well as federal, state, and local government. Showcasing our industry knowledge, service and product expertise, and ground-breaking technical capabilities, we identify trends and develop value-driven solutions for our clients. Please visit us at