What does your company do?
Agilex is a professional services firm providing mission and technology consulting, software and solution development, and system integration services. The Washington Business Journal named Agilex the area’s fastest growing company in 2010 and twelfth fastest growing in 2011. Agilex was also named the 2011 Greater Washington Government Contractor of the Year in the $25-75 million category for “exceptional contributions to the industry, employees and the U.S. government.”
When was it established?
Agilex was founded in 2007.
What is the origin of your company name?
Agilex strives to bring together the deep expertise typically found in a large contractor with the agility and focus of a smaller, more entrepreneurial firm. Agility plus Expertise equals Agilex.
Who owns your company?
Agilex is self-funded and employee-owned.
What is the main business focus of your Fairfax County office?
Our 76,000 square foot Chantilly, Va. headquarters is home to each of our business sectors as well as our corporate operations. It also hosts our Technology Innovation Center, an in-house research and product development organization, which focuses on enterprise mobility, advanced analytics, cloud computing, data management and healthcare information systems.
Who are your primary customers?
We have four distinct business units aligned to serve the unique needs of the federal government: defense and intelligence, government services (civilian), healthcare, and homeland security. We work with a majority of cabinet-level federal departments, including the Departments of Defense, Health and Human Services, Homeland Security, and Veterans Affairs; members of the intelligence community; and a number of other agencies, such as Amtrak and the United States Postal Service.
What sets you apart from your competitors?
What makes Agilex successful is how we bring together the expertise and resources of a large contractor with the accountability and responsiveness of a best-of-breed vendor. Other key differentiators include our commitments to developing and nurturing technology innovation, delivering rapid, valuable solutions and exceeding client expectations. All of this is reinforced by a disciplined approach to project management that emphasizes collaborative planning, rigorous performance reviews and transparent reporting. Finally, we are proud to be recognized as a 2011 National Capital Business Ethics Award winner for maintaining “a strong commitment to business excellence and to the highest standards of civic and social responsibility, integrity and ethical conduct.”
What are the advantages of a Fairfax County location for your business?
A significant benefit is the ability to work closely with our clients throughout the metropolitan region. Proximity to the government also provides us with access to a workforce that possesses significant skills and experience supporting major government programs. By focusing on quality of life issues, Fairfax County also remains a great place to work and live.
What direction do you see your company heading in the next five years?
Based on the track record of our senior leadership team, our strategy is to grow to become a major contractor with over 1,000 employees within this timeframe. Beyond that, we want to continue to be recognized as innovators focused on solving our client’s most strategic, mission-related challenges. At the same time, we also want to be an employer-of-choice providing our professionals with the richest career opportunities possible.
Where is your company located (address, phone number, Web site)?
5155 Parkstone Drive
Chantilly, VA 20151