Company returns to program “HUBZone Strong™” with downtown Boston, Massachusetts and Arlington, Virginia HUBZone locations

Post Date:May 12, 2014
Arlington, VA and Boston, MA, May 12, 2014 (Source: Competitive Innovations, LLC) - By formal notice dated May 8, 2014, the U.S. Small Business Administration (“SBA”) has confirmed that Competitive Innovations, LLC (“CI”) has been deemed fully compliant with all requirements of the Historically Underutilized Business Zone (“HUBZone” reference program. As a result of this notice, CI is now officially designated as a “HUBZone” entity. Competitive Innovations employees over 35 individuals, including more than 35% who reside in traditionally “underutilized” areas. The company maintains three offices, in two Commonwealths (Massachusetts and Virginia) two of which are HUBZone locations and one which is a re-designated HUBZone. CI’s Boston “HUBZone Strong™” location features a “Fenway Park” conference room in historic downtown Boston, Massachusetts. The company’s headquarters is now based in a newly renovated third floor commercial office suite at 200 North Glebe Road, Arlington Virginia that is also officially HUBZone designated.
Boston based regional General Manager Rick Savage stressed the employment advantages of the program: “We have grown as a company over the last few years, and expect to add multiple positions through opportunities that HUBZone work should bring us, particularly in Cyber Security, High Integrity Web Solutions, and Supply Chain / Procurement Integrity.” The company has expanded its presence, both in Northern Virginia, and downtown Boston, Massachusetts. Now that Competitive Innovations has formally entered the HUBZone program, aimed at providing employment in distressed areas, they fully expect to maintain the growth trajectory that has put them in the Inc. 500 | 5000 List of Fastest Growing Private companies for the second time this year.
CI’s focus has always been on excellence, without bias, to create a secure environment and high added value, by leveraging diversity. Company President | CEO Mike Kennedy explains: “Our long term investments include actively supporting community organizations, hiring and developing talented local individuals from diverse backgrounds, to develop processes and procedures that protect computer assets, and the communities they serve, from external threats, internal vulnerabilities, and negative outcomes.”

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Founded in 1999, Competitive Innovations, LLC (CI or Competitive Innovations – is an Arlington, Virginia based Small Business Administration (SBA) certified HUBZone provider of digital transformation and cyber security services to all levels of government.  Competitive Innovations has delivered exemplary service to the U.S. Departments of Defense, State, Homeland Security, FBI and Energy; Intelligence Community; Commercial Customers and multiple state and local organizations.

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