2004 Fast 50

1: Cairo Corp.
Location: Chantilly, Va.
Annual growth rate: 199.63%
2003 Revenue: 8,683,886
2002 Revenue: 7,122,960
2001 Revenue: 4,012,775
2000 Revenue: 2,177,892
1999 Revenue: 107,740
Leadership: Alba M. Aleman, president
Number of employees: 80
Website: www.cairocorp.com
Lines of business: Data management, enterprise architecture, application development solutions
Major customers: NASA, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services, Patent Trademark Office, Homeland Security Department, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, FBI, Federal Highway Administration, Geological Survey, Navy, Office of Secretary of Defense, and Defense Logistics Agency, Florida Department of Transportation, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Virginia Beach, Norfolk Redevelopment Authority
Major contracts/projects: Cairo won a contract from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), one of eight bureaus in the Department of the Interior, in June 2004. Under the contract, the company will provide data warehousing and technical support services. The specific responsibilities revolve around providing the USGS users with the ad hoc reporting capabilities that they require in order to more effectively use their financial management information.