May 16, 2013 – Newport News, VA  – Spectrum was named a Great Rated! company by its employees. The company’s Rating and Review highlights what makes its workplace culture great in areas like company atmosphere, benefits and rewards, and employee pride, among others.

President & CEO Jeff Wassmer has built a company where the professionalism, integrity, and pride that characterizes the military is combined with a fun, warm and congenial atmosphere. When Spectrum employees were asked, “Taking everything into account, I would say this is a great place to work,” 96% responded positively. This is 3% over the Best Companies average.  Additionally, 96% of employees take great pride in telling colleagues they work at Spectrum.  Employees also agreed at 91% that Leadership provides a free and transparent exchange of ideas, gives clear direction and vision, is competent and acts with integrity. To learn why, visit our Rating and Review.

This review is based on 245 employee surveys, with a 95% confidence level and a margin of error of ±3.00.

Jeff states, “The best compliment I can receive is a satisfied employee. This lets me know we are succeeding in our efforts to not only supply the World’s Greatest Customer—our American military, best in class service—but in providing employees a challenging, ethical, and exciting atmosphere to thrive.  We will continue to take suggestions from our employee-owners to make our company better.”

About Great Rated!

The Great Place to Work® Model forms the basis of Great Rated!’s methodology, and is relied on internationally as the premiere assessment of employer culture. Great Rated!™ tells the story of workplace culture to job seekers from the viewpoint of a company’s own employees. Great Rated!™ reviews go well beyond a list of benefits or a handful of employee comments, to provide a comprehensive picture of what makes a company great. The site offers both ratings and reviews so that job seekers can easily compare the strengths and benefits across multiple organizations. Great Rated!™ works with a number of strategic partners including Simply Hired, Talent Technology Corp. and Digital First Media.

About Spectrum

Spectrum is a veteran/employee-owned 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. To learn more, visit our corporate website at