Newport News VA, August 24, 2010 — Inc. magazine today ranked Spectrum NO. 649 on its fourth annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. This marks the third year Spectrum has received this accolade, with a steady increase in rank each year. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent-minded entrepreneurs. President and CEO Jeff Wassmer states, “As we are fortunate enough to grow, making this list continues to be a powerful sense of achievement. We have a strategic plan in place to ensure we are a fast growing company in the ways we want to be, with our ethics and values behind every decision we make. The vision Spectrum was founded upon and the goals and action plan we continuously re-visit ensure we remain an employee and family-friendly company, keeping the employee-owner at the forefront of our decisions from benefits, to services, to business.” Music website Pandora, convenience store chain 7-Eleven, Brooklyn Brewery, and Radio Flyer, maker of the iconic children’s red wagon, are among the prominent brands featured on this year’s list.

“The leaders of the companies on this year’s Inc. 5000 have figured out how to grow their businesses during the longest recession since the Great Depression,” said Inc. president Bob LaPointe. “The 2010 Inc. 5000 showcases a particularly hardy group of entrepreneurs.

Spectrum is a veteran-owned small business that serves the Department of Defense and federal agencies. The company specializes in providing the National and DoD intelligence community with innovative, realistic and affordable solutions in technology. Spectrum also provides full system support from assessment to certification and takes great pride in exceeding client expectations.