2006 Fast 50

50: Catapult Technology Ltd.
Location: Bethesda, Md.
Annual growth rate: 57.04%
2005 Revenue: 28,004,074
2004 Revenue: 15,151,161
2003 Revenue: 33,914,816
2002 Revenue: 12,161,774
2001 Revenue: 4,604,970
Leadership: Randy Slager, president and CEO
Number of employees: 350
Website: www.catapulttechnology.com
Lines of business: Consulting
Major customers: Homeland Security Department, Transportation Department, Interior Department, Housing and Urban Development, Energy Department, Agriculture Department, State Department, Patent and Trademark Office, Military District of Washington, Joint Forces Command, Coast Guard
Major contracts/projects: Catapult helped the Transportation Security Administration recruit screeners at airports under a $30 million contract. The company also provides IT support to the State Department''s Bureau of Diplomatic Security under a $65 million contract.