Annual List Ranks SHINE at #3 on DC Area’s Top 50 Fastest Growing Small Businesses 

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. August 26, 2013 – SHINE Systems & Technologies (SHINE), a leading intelligence analytics, identity intelligence, technology integration, training, and consulting services firm based in Charlottesville, VA has been recognized in the Washington Technology Fast 50 which ranks the fastest growing small businesses in the Federal government contracting market. With an incredible 183.54% annual growth rate over the last five years, SHINE Systems is ranked #3 on the annual list. As SHINE just concluded its fifth year in business, this year is the company’s first for eligibility for the Washington Technology Fast 50.

Fast 50 #3

“We’re thrilled to be recognized on the Washington Technology Fast 50 list,” said SHINE president Jeff Thomas. “This award highlights a phenomenal growth trajectory one that continues into 2013.  As an SBA-certified HUBZone small business, this accolade is particularly appreciated since it further recognizes our unique workforce of HUBZone staff.

The Washington Technology Fast 50 rankings are based on a company’s compounded annual growth in the last five years, so five years of government contracting revenue must be submitted. Additionally, companies must meet the federal government’s small business standards. SHINE Systems is the only Charlottesville-based business featured on the list in 2013.



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