Acumen Solutions expands Fairfax County operations

will create 156 new jobs for its technical consulting practice

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.