Charlottesville, VA, August 25, 2014— For the second year in a row, SHINE Systems & Technologies (SHINE), an intelligence and technology firm based in Charlottesville, Virginia has been recognized as an Inc. 5000 fastest-growing private company.

“We are thrilled to be included at 501 on the Inc. 5000 again this year, while also coming in 29th nationally for government services” states SHINE President Jeff Thomas. “Since 2013 when we ranked 307, SHINE Systems has continued to experience rapid growth with last year seeing our highest revenues since our founding in 2007 at over 13 Million.”

“We are also proud to be recognized in the top 10% of fastest-growing government services companies in Virginia—a distinction that aligns with our goal of maintaining SBA-Certified HUBZone status and providing opportunity to Virginians across the state in its growing local economy.”

SHINE enjoyed an overall growth of 942% over the past three years. Since 2007, SHINE’s employee count, revenue, and profit have grown alongside an expanding and urgent need for government and private sector security spanning global digital networks and on-the-ground intelligence operations. During this same period, SHINE Systems has also experienced fast growth within the educational consulting services and business innovation product categories.

In celebration of this achievement, Inc. will honor SHINE as a VIP attendee along with other high-growth companies at their annual Inc. 500|5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony on October 15, 16, and 17 at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix, AZ.

Complete results of the companies mentioned on the 2014 Inc. 500|5000 list, including company profiles and an interactive database organized by industry, region, and other criteria can be found at SHINE’s company profile can be viewed at:


SHINE Systems & Technologies (SHINE) is an SBA-certified HUBZone small business headquartered in Charlottesville, Virginia. SHINE Systems is at the forefront of innovation in our core competencies of intelligence analytics, identity intelligence, technology integration, educational services, and consulting services. We develop value-driven solutions for our clients across federal, state, and local government as well as the commercial sector using our industry knowledge, service and product expertise, and ground-breaking technical capabilities. In 2013, SHINE was recognized as #307 on the Inc. 500|5000 list of fastest growing private businesses as well as #3 on the Washington Technology Fast 50 fastest growing small businesses in the government market. To learn more, please visit

Contact: Maddie Boyd, SHINE Systems & Technologies, Support Specialist, (434) 220-4717,