Founded in 1986 to provide secure Information Technology professional services to the U.S. Government, Vaxcom was literally born in the hallways of the Intelligence Community. Building on the legacy of providing superior IT services, the company later diversified its service offering to include Threat Management Services for customers needing highly skilled, discreet protection for their personnel and facilities. A momentous event occurred in 1990 when ten diversely experienced, but like-minded professionals were offered the opportunity to purchase the company – on the condition that the incorporation and purchase process be completed within 30 days or the company’s primary contract would be lost. With little incorporation experience among them, the next thirty days were filled with soul searching as each employee determined how they could finance their share of the purchase. Through several meetings in basements, parking lots and hotels the employees formed an alliance that ultimately succeeded in closing the deal on September 27, 1990. “It placed tremendous demands on our time and energies, but the principal that made it all a success was an emphasis on taking care of our customer.” says R. Paul Warren, Vaxcom’s Chairman and original President and CEO, as he recalls the acquisition. From the founding ten employees to over 300 technical professionals today, Vaxcom continues to provide high quality, cost effective, and responsive professional services. Vaxcom is extraordinarily proud of its role as a mission partner and its track record of successful program support. Vaxcom’s average award fee rating is over 98%. Vaxcom’s employee ownership and emphasis on corporate culture creates a positive and supportive work environment and is the basis for sustained success. Vaxcom’s average employee retention rate is 99% with average employee tenure of 13 years. In 2008 Vaxcom fulfilled its founding vision of outgrowing SBA small business classification; while at the same time holding true the values and culture that define how we do business.