FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Governor Bob McDonnell today announced that Acentia, a premier provider of technology and management solutions to the federal government and commercial markets, will invest $3.1 million as it moves its headquarters to Fairfax County from Montgomery County, Md. The move creates 60 new jobs in Fairfax County.
Acentia is moving its headquarters to 3130 Fairview Park Drive in the Falls Church area of Fairfax County. Nearly 200 employees will occupy two floors of the 46,000 square-foot office space. The Fairview Park business campus also is the headquarters for three Fortune 500 companies: CSC, General Dynamics and Northrop Grumman.
Acentia is a premier employer and provider of technology and management solutions that help customers meet their mission-critical requirements on programs of national significance. Its professionals build trusted relationships with customers by tackling their most difficult challenges while consistently demonstrating value to customers across the federal government and commercial markets.
“By providing access to a highly-skilled and highly-trained workforce and offering geographic proximity to our customers and partners, Fairfax County is uniquely positioned to support our existing and future growth plans,” said Todd Stottlemyer, CEO of Acentia. “We are excited about the possibilities that moving our headquarters to Fairfax County presents to our customers and the entire Acentia team.”
"We are honored to have another high-quality employer moving into Fairfax County and delighted to have a former member of the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority Commission back working and creating jobs in the county and Commonwealth," said Gerald L. Gordon, Ph.D., president and CEO of the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA).
The FCEDA worked with the Virginia Economic Development Partnership to secure the project for Virginia. Through its Virginia Jobs Investment Program, the Virginia Department of Business Assistance will provide funding and services to support the company’s recruitment and training activities.
Time magazine called Fairfax County, “one of the great economic success stories of our time.” Business growth helps Fairfax County fund the nation’s top-rated school system and other public services that contribute to the quality of life of residents. Fairfax County offers businesses a state-of-the-art telecommunications infrastructure, access to global markets through Washington Dulles International Airport and a well-educated workforce.
The award-winning Fairfax County Economic Development Authority promotes Fairfax County as one of the world’s best business centers. The FCEDA offers site location and business development assistance, and connections with county and state government agencies, to help companies locate and expand in Fairfax County. In addition to its headquarters in Tysons Corner, Fairfax County’s largest business district, the FCEDA maintains marketing offices in six important global business centers: Bangalore, London, Los Angeles, Munich, Seoul and Tel Aviv.