Inc. 500|5000 Recognizes SHINE at #307 on Their Annual Publicized List

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. August 20, 2013 – SHINE Systems & Technologies (SHINE), a leading intelligence analytics, identity intelligence, technology integration, training, and consulting services firm based in Charlottesville, VA, is honored to be on the Inc. 500|5000 annual list of the Nation’s fastest-growing private companies.  The placement of 307 ranks SHINE as the only Charlottesville-based company in the Inc. 500.  Additionally, SHINE’s ranking placed us at #17 in the Top 100 Virginia Companies and #22 in the Top 100 Government Services Companies.  SHINE’s growth of 1,410% over the last 3 years is a remarkable achievement, and that growth continues in 2013.

inc500Inc. magazine was founded in 1979 based in New York City with a devotion to the principles of entrepreneurism.  The magazine introduced an annual list of quickly growing businesses in the U.S. in 1982 which expanded in 2007 to a list named Inc. 5000 that also features a special ranking of the top 10 percent of the Inc. 500.  A conference is held each year to celebrate the current year’s class of honorees, alumni, and entrepreneurs.  Successful entrepreneurs and political dignitaries have attended as guest speakers.

Since its inception, SHINE Systems has experienced steady growth among a diverse portfolio of customer-focused projects. Founded in 2008 by government services industry veteran and entrepreneur Jeff Thomas, SHINE continues to pursue unique service and product offerings in an otherwise crowded landscape.  Its emphasis on culture and the tenet that defines that culture – if we ensure employees, partners, and customers to shine, then we will all be successful — continue to be sparks for innovation and vision at SHINE Systems.

SHINE’s president Jeff Thomas notes, “This recognition is based on our collective performance and the strength of our relationships, as we continue to enable our customers’ objectives.  We endeavor to grow these relationships and our offerings every year.  By practicing our core values as well as serving and leading our customers, we aspire to be on the Inc. 500|5000 list every year.  What an honor!”



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, headquartered in Charlottesville, Virginia with 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