2007 Fast 50

41: Beacon Associates Inc.
Location: Bel Air, Md.
Annual growth rate: 65.03%
2006 Revenue: 3,871,611
2005 Revenue: 2,858,650
2004 Revenue: 635,009
2003 Revenue: 616,864
2002 Revenue: 521,948
Leadership: Carol Koffinke
Number of employees: 53
Website: www.beaconassociates.net
Lines of business: Organizational assessment, performance improvement, integrated technology services, project management, and support services
Major customers: Departments of Health and Human Services and Transportation, GSA and FDA
Major contracts/projects: The company provides program management for an online competency assessment tool for GSA''s 1102 workforce. Beacon manages the process from requirements definition to the launching of the tool, including data analysis and recommendations for the agency in closing skill gaps. At Interior, the company provides business process reengineering services, including mapping new processes for software platforms, redesigning processes, and integrating new processes.