2004 Fast 50

38: RS Information Systems Inc.
Location: McLean, Va.
Annual growth rate: 64.10%
2003 Revenue: 260,901,472
2002 Revenue: 190,253,993
2001 Revenue: 141,754,561
2000 Revenue: 78,443,656
1999 Revenue: 35,980,895
Leadership: Rodney P. Hunt
Number of employees: 1,500
Website: www.rsis.com
Lines of business: Software engineering, applications development, telecommunications, network engineering, information assurance, security planning, evaluation, testing, help desk, end user technical support, systems engineering, technical assistance
Major customers: Air Force, Navy, Defense Department, NASA, Social Security, Transportation Department, Agriculture Department
Major contracts/projects: RSIS won a $4.8 million technology conversion contract by the Farm Service Agency of the U.S. Agriculture Department in 2004. Under the award, RSIS supports the Aerial Photography Field Office of the Farm Service Agency. RSIS will convert manually delineated farm boundary information into topological, structured data sets of Common Land Unit boundaries. The result will be a single data file for each U.S. county used for USDA GIS database-driven application processing.