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San Diego, CA, United States, 2009/08/12 - SGIS, a national government contracting company, announced today that they have been officially selected for Inc. Magazine’s 2009 list of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the nation for the third year in a row.
Based on remarkable growth, measured at 232.8% over 3 years, SGIS ranked No. 1,371 on the list. This is the third consecutive year SGIS has ranked on the list.
“We are honored to have been chosen for the prestigious Inc. 5000 list for the third year in a row,” said SGIS CEO Hany Girgis. “SGIS has the best team in the industry. We are grateful to all our employees for their hard work and dedication and to our customers for their loyalty. We would not be where we are today without them.”
SGIS CEO Hany Girgis founded the company from his garage in June 2002. He knew the company would compete with large, well-established competitors and identified the opportunity to compete as a small business. Due to the tremendous efforts of Girgis and his team, SGIS graduated from the Small Business revenue size standard in 2008 – a significant milestone in the company’s history. This has transitioned SGIS from a small start-up to a multi-million dollar company poised to compete with other medium and large-sized defense contractors. SGIS currently has 14 offices nationwide, with corporate headquarters located in San Diego, California.
SGIS (SGIS.com) provides services and solutions that defend the United States and its citizens from threats, provides advanced tools to soldiers who defend the nation and assists government agencies in running their business more effectively. SGIS has teamed with numerous organizations within the Intelligence, Homeland Security and Defense communities to form alliances needed for successful missions. The company specializes in the areas of Intelligence Analysis, Information Technology, Engineering/ Integration, Training and Cyber Security solutions. SGIS supports critical services for Intelligence community customers, the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Department of Homeland Security, to name a few. SGIS provides services at the state and local levels as well.
SGIS currently has 14 offices nationwide, with corporate headquarters located in San Diego, California.
SGIS has received many highly regarded national and state awards. Most recently, SGIS ranked #10 on Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2008 Hot 100 List of the Fastest-Growing Businesses in America, was named to the Inc. 5000, Inc. Magazine’s list of the 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the Nation in 2008 and ranked #19 on Washington Technology’s 2008 Fast 50 list of the Fastest-Growing Government IT Companies. Other accolades include being named to the Military Training Technology (MT2) 2008 Top Simulation Companies List, being selected for the 2007 Inc. 500 list and ranking #2 on Washington Technology’s 2007 Fast 50 list. In 2006, SGIS was awarded the Governor’s Entrepreneurship Award in Florida’s Mega Market.
HOW THE 2009 INC. 500 COMPANIES WERE SELECTED
The Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth from 2005 through 2008. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by the first week of 2005, and therefore able to show four full calendar years of sales. Additionally, they have to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent -- not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies -- as of December 31, 2008. Revenue in 2005 must have been at least $200,000, and revenue in 2008 must have been at least $2 million. The top 10 percent of companies on the list comprise the Inc. 500, now in its 28th year.