2006 Fast 50

42: The Tauri Group LLC
Location: Alexandria, Va.
Annual growth rate: 62.39%
2005 Revenue: 7,198,000
2004 Revenue: 3,424,000
2003 Revenue: 3,243,000
2002 Revenue: 3,501,000
2001 Revenue: 1,035,000
Leadership: Carissa Bryce Christensen, Cos DiMaggio III and Mark Herzing, managing partners
Number of employees: 70
Website: www.taurigroup.com
Lines of business: Consulting
Major customers: Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Homeland Security Department, NASA, Missile Defense Agency and Navy
Major contracts/projects: The Tauri Group is providing systems engineering and technical assistance to the Homeland Security Department''s BioWatch, an early warning detection system for biological agents in the air. The contract is worth $9.7 million.