2006 Fast 50

1: Merlin International Inc.
Location: Englewood, Colo.
Annual growth rate: 232.50%
2005 Revenue: 133,501,322
2004 Revenue: 88,244,880
2003 Revenue: 18,382,030
2002 Revenue: 8,826,739
2001 Revenue: 1,092,293
Leadership: David Phelps, CEO and president
Number of employees: 132
Website: www.merlints.com
Lines of business: IT solutions
Major customers: Army, Homeland Security Department, Interior Department, Labor Department, Transportation Department, Agriculture Department, National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration, Air Force and Veterans Affairs Department
Major contracts/projects: Merlin was hired by the Transportation Security Administration to provide assessment, design, implementation and sustainment of platform to support rapid development under a $3 million contract.