Fairfax County EDA’s work with 38 businesses helps to add nearly 600 jobs to local economy in second quarter

Alan Fogg, afogg@fceda.org, 703-790-0600 (o) or 571-213-5065 (m)                                                 

ServiceSource, adding 195 jobs, values location close to customers

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Fairfax County, Virginia USA — During the second quarter of  2016, the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) provided services and resources to 38 businesses that are adding 585 jobs in Fairfax County. Many of these businesses are in the information technology and professional services sectors, and five are foreign-based firms using a Fairfax County location to expand in North America.

Through the first half of the year, the FCEDA has worked with companies adding more than 2,300 jobs.

The FCEDA works with a multitude of companies, ranging from global technology firms to startups, many of which are minority-, woman-, or veteran-owned. In the second quarter, ServiceSource, a non-profit that provides employment and support services to residents with disabilities, announced it would add 195 jobs.

“We are proud to do business in one of the most dynamic, diverse and economically strong counties in the nation,” said ServiceSource President and CEO Janet Samuelson. “Our location also allows us close proximity to our valued federal and commercial customers.”

Among other companies displaying significant job growth in the second quarter:

  • Aerotek of Fairfax, which specializes in information technology recruiting and staffing, adding 70 jobs.

  • Reston-based Vectrus, offering support services to government and commercial customers, adding 30 jobs. 

  • 3Pillar Global of Fairfax, which develops customer-management software, adding 28 jobs.

“We are building a diversified, technology-based economy in Fairfax County, and we are proud to have employers that can take advantage of our strong economic base to provide job opportunities in a wide range of sectors and to residents of all skill-sets and abilities,” said Gerald L. Gordon, Ph.D., president and CEO of the FCEDA.

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 six important global business centers: Bangalore, Munich, London, Los Angeles, Seoul and Tel Aviv. Follow the FCEDA on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Below are companies that worked with the FCEDA in April, May and June 2016 and are adding 585 jobs to the Fairfax County economy:

Company Name
Type of Business
Location
Jobs
New or
Expansion
22nd Century Technologies Inc. Information Technology Tysons Corner
25
E
3Pillar Global Information Technology Fairfax
24
E
Accubits Technologies Inc. (India)  Information Technology Tysons Corner
2
N
Adaequare, Inc. (India) Software Chantilly
8
E
Aderas Information Technology Reston
10
E
Aerotek IT Staffing Fairfax
70
E
Allen & Rocks, Inc. Real Estate Tysons Corner
3
E
Amaram Technology Corporation Information Technology Tysons Corner
5
E
Basis Technology Information Technology Herndon
2
E
CADD Microsystems Llc Software Springfield
8
E
Centric Telecom, Inc Telecommunications Tysons Corner
1
E
Crypsis Cybersecurity Tysons Corner
18
E
EdgeConneX, Inc. Telecommunications Herndon
10
E
Evolver Information Technology Reston
5
E
Fulcrum Information Technology Centreville
18
E
Geotechnical Solutions Architecture/Engineering/Landscape Chantilly
5
E
Girard Engineering Architecture/Engineering/Landscape Tysons Corner
4
E
Global Guardian Security Tysons Corner
8
E
Insperity Consulting Tysons Corner
10
E
Intellifed Cloud/Virtualization Chantilly
2
E
Juniper Networks Information Technology Herndon
10
E
LearnSpectrum Consulting McLean
4
E
Meridian One Corporation Marketing Consultant Springfield
3
E
MVB Bank Financial Services/Banking Reston
28
E
nexVortex Telecommunications Herndon
11
E
Plasticon Composites (Netherlands) Manufacturing Annandale
10
E
Presidential Bank Mortgage Financial Services/Banking Fairfax
6
E
Princeton Information Information Technology Reston
3
E
RateGain Inc. (India) Information Technology Tysons Corner
5
E
Rocket Media Group Media and Communications Merrifield
2
E
Rybbon Social Media/ Internet McLean
2
N
ScientiaMobile Information Technology Reston
6
E
ServiceSource Nonprofit Oakton
195
E
Softchoice (Canada) Information Technology Tysons Corner
4
E
Vectrus Information Technology Reston
30
E
WHITE64 Marketing / PR Tysons Corner
10
E
Yellow Fiber Networks Telecommunications Chantilly
5
E
Yext Social Media/ Internet Tysons Corner
13
E