will create 156 new jobs for its technical consulting practice
Fairfax County, Virginia USA, Wednesday, November 17, 2010 -
Governor Bob McDonnell announced today that Acumen Solutions, an international leader in business and technology consulting, will invest $2.35 million, create 156 new jobs and take additional office space as it expands its operation in Fairfax County.
Acumen Solutions was founded in 1999. It has offices across the United States and in London in addition to its headquarters in the Tysons Corner area of Fairfax County. The company employs business analysts, industry experts, technical architects, data architects, CRM experts, object-oriented developers and Salesforce.com consultants.
“We are thrilled to be able to add to the region’s already strong economy and bring new jobs into the area. We founded Acumen Solutions 11 years ago in Fairfax County and have been on a growth streak ever since, “ said David Joubran, CEO of Acumen Solutions. “As demand for our strategic consulting services around innovative technologies such as cloud computing has grown, Fairfax County has provided a unique talent pool from which we have been able to draw. Our employees and their families benefit from lifestyle factors such as the excellent school system, wide variety of sports, entertainment and volunteer activities that are available in the area.”
“Acumen Solutions is a great example of a company that has been able to take advantage of Fairfax County’s technical workforce and proximity to its important customers and partners. We are delighted to see the company continue to grow and succeed here,” said Gerald L. Gordon, Ph.D., president and CEO of the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA).
The FCEDA worked with the Virginia Economic Development Partnership to secure the project for Fairfax County. Through its Virginia Jobs Investment Program, the Virginia Department of Business Assistance will provide funding and services to support the company’s recruitment and training activities.
Time magazine called Fairfax County, “one of the great economic success stories of our time.” Business growth and innovation helps Fairfax County fund the nation’s top-rated school system and other public services that contribute to the quality of life of residents. Fairfax County offers businesses a state-of-the-art telecommunications infrastructure, access to global markets through Washington Dulles International Airport, a vibrant investment capital community and a highly skilled, well-educated workforce.
The award-winning Fairfax County Economic Development Authority promotes Fairfax County as a business and technology center. The FCEDA offers site location and business development assistance, and connections with county and state government agencies, to help companies locate and expand in Fairfax County. In addition to its headquarters in Tysons Corner, Fairfax County’s largest business district, the FCEDA maintains marketing offices in seven important global business centers: Bangalore, Boston, Munich, London, Los Angeles, Seoul and Tel Aviv. Follow @FairfaxEBird for FCEDA and Fairfax County business news.
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