Highlight Ranks 4th on the 2022 Washington Business Journal’s 50 Fastest Growing Companies

Fairfax, VA—Highlight has ranked 4th on the Washington Business Journal’s 50 Fastest Growing Companies 2022 award list recognizing Highlight as a fastest-growing company of the year. The Washington Business Journal’s Top 50 Fastest-Growing Companies list are ranked by average percentage of revenue growth over the past three years.

Ashley Nichols, Vice President for Corporate Strategy & Development said, “What a thrill and an honor to be recognized alongside this group of local, thriving companies. Highlight is highly engaged and invested in our community, and it is a pleasure to see the growth in our industry and across the different markets.”

Highlight has made the Washington Business Journal’s Fastest Growing Companies List previously in 2021 and 2020 in addition has made the Washington Business Journal’s Largest Women-Owned Companies in 2021 and 2022.

About Highlight

Highlight Technologies (“Highlight”) is an award-winning, employee-owned, ISO® 9001, ISO 20000, ISO 27001, ISO 44001, ISO 56000 certified, CMMI-DEV Level 3, and CMMI-SVC Level 3 appraised federal contractor that provides Digital Government and Mission Support services to more than 20 U.S. federal government customers. Our customers include National Security (DHS, State, Army, Navy, DISA, the Joint Staff, DTRA, Intel), Health IT (USAID, USDA, NIH, HRSA, EPA), and Citizen Services (FCC, FDIC, FTC, GSA, HHS, SBA, Education, Labor). For more information, please visit www.highlighttech.com.

About Washington Business Journal

Washington Business Journal is owned by parent company American City Business Journals. American City Business Journals (ACBJ) is the largest publisher of metropolitan business newsweeklies in the United States, with 44 business publications across the country reaching more than 3.6 million readers each week.

Great Place to Work® Names Highlight One of the Fortune Best Workplaces for Women™ in 2022, Ranking 2nd

Fairfax, VA — Great Place to Work® and Fortune magazine have honored Highlight as one of the 2022 Best Workplaces for Women. This is Highlight’s first time being named to this prestigious list, this year coming in at 2nd place in the small and medium category. Earning a spot means that Highlight is one of the best companies to work for in the country.

To determine the Best Workplaces for Women, Great Place to Work analyzed the survey responses of over 640,000 women who work for Great Place to Work-Certified™ companies that employ at least 50 women. Companies must also have least 20% of non-executive managers who are women, and at least one executive who’s a woman. In the Great Place to Work survey 97% of Highlight employees said Highlight is a great place to work. This number is 40% higher than the average U.S. company.

“This is wonderful news and reflects Highlight’s emphasis on diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that no matter who you are, and how you self-identify, you are valued for your contributions to our company, clients, and work community.” Said Highlight CEO, Rebecca Andino.

The Fortune Best Workplaces for Women list is highly competitive. It’s the only company culture award in America that selects winners based on how fairly women say they’re treated at their workplace. Great Place to Work measures the differences in women’s survey responses with those of their peers and assesses the impact of demographics and roles on the quality and consistency of women’s experiences.

“Congratulations to the Best Workplaces for Women and their commitment to ensuring equity for women at every level of the organization,” says Michael C. Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “These companies showed up for women in new ways to help them cope with challenges they face wherever they are—both inside and outside of work. Women in these companies are seen, heard and valued.”

Great Place to Work, the global authority on workplace culture, determines its lists using its proprietary For All™ methodology to evaluate and certify thousands of organizations in America’s largest ongoing annual workforce study, based on over 1.1 million survey responses and data from companies representing more than 7 million employees this year alone.

About Highlight

Highlight Technologies (“Highlight”) is an award-winning, employee-owned, ISO® 9001, ISO 20000, ISO 27001, ISO 44001, ISO 56000 certified, CMMI-DEV Level 3, and CMMI-SVC Level 3 appraised federal contractor that provides Digital Government and Mission Support services to more than 20 U.S. federal government customers. Our customers include National Security (DHS, State, Army, Navy, DISA, the Joint Staff, DTRA, Intel), Health IT (USAID, USDA, NIH, HRSA, EPA), and Citizen Services (FCC, FDIC, FTC, GSA, HHS, SBA, Education, Labor). For more information, please visit www.highlighttech.com

Highlight’s Previous Great Place to Work List Achievements

In 2022, Highlight received the Great Place to Work Certification, Forbes and GPTW: Best Millennial Workplace, Best Medium Workplace, and Best Workplaces in Technology

About the Fortune Best Workplaces for Women™

Great Place to Work selected the Best Workplaces for Women by analyzing the survey responses of over 640,000 employees who work for Great Place to Work-Certified™ companies who employ at least 50 women. Companies must also have least 20% of non-executive managers who are women, and at least one executive who’s a woman. Company rankings are derived from 60 employee experience questions within the Great Place to Work Trust Index™ survey. Great Place to Work determines its lists using its proprietary For All methodology to evaluate and certify thousands of organizations in America’s largest ongoing annual workforce study, based on over 1.1 million survey responses and data from companies representing more than 7 million employees, this year alone. Read the full methodology.

To get on this list next year, start here.

About Great Place to Work®

Great Place to Work is the global authority on workplace culture. Since 1992, it has surveyed more than 100 million employees worldwide and used those deep insights to define what makes a great workplace: trust. Its employee survey platform empowers leaders with the feedback, real-time reporting and insights they need to make data-driven people decisions. Everything it does is driven by the mission to build a better world by helping every organization become a great place to work For All™. 

Learn more at greatplacetowork.com and on LinkedInTwitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Great Place to Work® and Fortune Name Highlight One of the 2022 Best Workplaces in Technology™, Ranking 10th among Small & Medium Companies

Fairfax, VA   — Great Place to Work® has honored Highlight as one of the 2022 Best Workplaces in Technology™. This is Highlight’s first time being named to this prestigious list, coming in at 10th place among Small & Medium workplaces. Earning a spot means that Highlight is one of the best companies to work for in the country.

The Best Workplaces in Technology award is based on an analysis of survey responses from over 151,000 current employees from Great Place to Work-Certified™ companies in the tech industry. In that survey, 97% of HIGHLIGHT’s employees said Highlight is a Great Place to Work. This number is 40% higher than the average U.S. company.

Adam McNair, Highlight President and COO said, “We’re honored to receive this recognition because it reflects our commitment to our employees and our overall Employee-First culture.”

The Best Workplaces in Technology list is highly competitive. Great Place to Work, the global authority on workplace culture, selected the list using rigorous analytics and confidential employee feedback. Companies were only considered if they are a Great Place to Work-Certified™ organization.

Great Place to Work is the only company culture award in America that selects winners based on how fairly employees are treated. Companies are assessed on how well they are creating a great employee experience that cuts across race, gender, age, disability status, or any aspect of who employees are or what their role is.

“These companies have adapted to the challenges of an ever-changing workplace by their commitment to inclusive, high-trust cultures where employees are treated as human beings first and foremost,” says Michael C. Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “Congratulations to the Best Workplaces in Technology.”

About Highlight

Highlight Technologies (“Highlight”) is an award-winning, employee-owned, ISO® 9001, ISO 20000, ISO 27001, ISO 44001, ISO 56000 certified, CMMI-DEV Level 3, and CMMI-SVC Level 3 appraised federal contractor that provides Digital Government and Mission Support services to more than 20 U.S. federal government customers. Our customers include National Security (DHS, State, Army, Navy, DISA, the Joint Staff, DTRA, Intel), Health IT (USAID, USDA, NIH, HRSA, EPA), and Citizen Services (FCC, FDIC, FTC, GSA, HHS, SBA, Education, Labor). For more information, please visit www.highlighttech.com

About the Best Workplaces in Technology™

Great Place to Work selected the Best Workplaces in Technology by gathering and analyzing confidential survey responses from more than over 151,000 employees from Great Place to Work-Certified™ companies in the technology industry. Company rankings are derived from 60 employee experience questions within the Great Place to Work Trust Index™ survey. Great Place to Work determines its lists using its proprietary For All™ methodology to evaluate and certify thousands of organizations in America’s largest ongoing annual workforce study, based on over 1 million survey responses and data from companies representing more than 6.1 million employees, this year alone. Read the full methodology.

To get on this list next year, start here.

About Great Place to Work®

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture. Since 1992, they have surveyed more than 100 million employees worldwide and used those deep insights to define what makes a great workplace: trust. Their employee survey platform empowers leaders with the feedback, real-time reporting and insights they need to make data-driven people decisions. Everything they do is driven by the mission to build a better world by helping every organization become a great place to work For All™.

Learn more at greatplacetowork.com and on LinkedInTwitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Highlight Ranks No. 1097 on the 2022 Inc. 5000 Annual List  

For the 2nd Time, Highlight Appears on the Inc. 5000, Ranking No.1097 with Three-Year Revenue Growth of 592% Percent

NEW YORK, August 16, 2022 – Today, Inc. revealed that Highlight Technologies is No. 1097 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in America. The list represents a one-of-a-kind look at the most successful companies within the economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent businesses. Facebook, Chobani, Under Armour, Microsoft, Patagonia, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.

Highlight CEO Rebecca Andino says, “Being recognized on the Inc. 5000 list is an exciting honor for Highlight and all our employee-owners! This reflects our team’s hard work and talent and our customers’ trust in us.”

The companies on the 2022 Inc. 5000 have not only been successful but have also demonstrated resilience amid supply chain woes, labor shortages, and the ongoing impact of Covid-19. Among the top 500, the average median three-year revenue growth rate soared to 2,144 percent. Together, those companies added more than 68,394 jobs over the past three years. 

Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000. The top 500 companies are featured in the September issue of Inc. magazine, which will be available on August 23.

“The accomplishment of building one of the fastest-growing companies in the U.S., in light of recent economic roadblocks, cannot be overstated,” says Scott Omelianuk, editor-in-chief of Inc. “Inc. is thrilled to honor the companies that have established themselves through innovation, hard work, and rising to the challenges of today.”

“We appreciate this recognition so much because it validates the effort and initiative Highlight has invested into creating fulfilling and rewarding careers for our employee-owners,” said Highlight President and COO Adam McNair.

About Highlight

Highlight Technologies (“Highlight”) is an award-winning, employee-owned, ISO® 9001, ISO 20000, ISO 27001, ISO 44001, ISO 56000 certified, CMMI-DEV Level 3, and CMMI-SVC Level 3 appraised federal contractor that provides Digital Government and Mission Support services to more than 20 U.S. federal government customers. Our customers include National Security (DHS, State, Army, Navy, DISA, the Joint Staff, DTRA, Intel), Health IT (USAID, USDA, NIH, HRSA, EPA), and Citizen Services (FCC, FDIC, FTC, GSA, HHS, SBA, Education, Labor). For more information, please visit www.highlighttech.com.

Contact Our Team   Phone: 800.211.9301 | Email: Marketing@HighlightTech.com

More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000

Methodology

Companies on the 2022 Inc. 5000 are ranked according to percentage revenue growth from 2018 to 2021. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2018. They must be U.S.-based, privately held, for-profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2021. (Since then, some on the list may have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2018 is $100,000; the minimum for 2021 is $2 million. As always,Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Growth rates used to determine company rankings were calculated to four decimal places. The top 500 companies on the Inc. 5000 are featured in Inc. magazine’s September issue. The entire Inc. 5000 can be found at http://www.inc.com/inc5000.

About Inc.

The world’s most trusted business-media brand, Inc. offers entrepreneurs the knowledge, tools, connections, and community to build great companies. Its award-winning multiplatform content reaches more than 50 million people each month across a variety of channels including websites, newsletters, social media, podcasts, and print. Its prestigious Inc. 5000 list, produced every year since 1982, analyzes company data to recognize the fastest-growing privately held businesses in the United States. The global recognition that comes with inclusion in the 5000 gives the founders of the best businesses an opportunity to engage with an exclusive community of their peers, and the credibility that helps them drive sales and recruit talent. The associated Inc. 5000 Conference & Gala is part of a highly acclaimed portfolio of bespoke events produced by Inc. For more information, visit www.inc.com.

For more information on the Inc. 5000 Conference & Gala, visit http://conference.inc.com/

Fortune and Great Place to Work® Name Highlight One of the 2022 Best Medium Workplaces™, Ranking #16th

Great Place to Work® and Fortune magazine have honored Highlight as one of the 2022 Best Medium Workplaces. This is Highlight’s first time being named to this prestigious list, this year coming in at 16th place. Earning a spot means that Highlight is one of the best companies to work for in the country.

To determine the Best Medium Workplaces list, Great Place to Work analyzed the survey responses of over 200,000 employees from Great Place to Work-Certified™ companies with 100 to 999 U.S. employees. In that survey, 97% of HIGHLIGHT’s employees said HIGHLIGHT is a great place to work. This number is 40% higher than the average U.S. company.

“We’re very proud of this recognition because it represents years of effort to make Highlight an outstanding place for careers and professional development” says Highlight President and COO, Adam McNair.

The Best Medium Workplaces list is highly competitive. Great Place to Work is the only company culture award in America that selects winners based on how fairly employees are treated. Companies are assessed on how well they are creating a great employee experience that cuts across race, gender, age, disability status, or any aspect of who employees are or what their role is.

“It’s not the size of an organization that makes it great, but how the organization treats its people,” says Michael C. Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “And these medium workplaces have proven that the inspiring cultures they’ve created go head-to-head with those of any large corporation. Leaders at these companies put their people first, and in return, achieve stronger business results than the average workplace.”

Great Place to Work, the global authority on workplace culture, determines its lists using its proprietary For All methodology to evaluate and certify thousands of organizations in America’s largest ongoing annual workforce study, based on over 1 million survey responses and data from companies representing more than 6.1 million employees this year alone.

About Highlight
Highlight is an award-winning employee-owned owned ISO® 9001, ISO 20000. ISO 27001, ISO 44001, ISO 56002 certified, CMMI-DEV Level 3 and CMMI-SVC Level 3 appraised federal contractor that provides critical services to more than 20 U.S. federal government customers. Using our HI-WAY™ best practices framework, we design and deliver solutions that integrate current systems and procedures, address all stakeholders, and seamlessly advance the mission. With over 10 years of federal contracting experience, we apply our proven transformation and evolution process to deliver quality services that balance agility, continuity, security, and compliance.

About the Best Medium Workplaces™

Great Place to Work selected the Best Medium Workplaces by analyzing the survey responses of over 200,000 employees from Great Place to Work-Certified™ companies with 100 to 999 U.S. employees. Company rankings are derived from 60 employee experience questions within the Great Place to Work Trust Index™ survey. Great Place to Work determines its lists using its proprietary For All methodology to evaluate and certify thousands of organizations in America’s largest ongoing annual workforce study, based on over 1 million survey responses and data from companies representing more than 6.1 million employees, this year alone. Read the full methodology.

To get on this list next year, start here.

About Great Place to Work®

Great Place to Work is the global authority on workplace culture. Since 1992, it has surveyed more than 100 million employees worldwide and used those deep insights to define what makes a great workplace: trust. Its employee survey platform empowers leaders with the feedback, real-time reporting and insights they need to make data-driven people decisions. Everything it does is driven by the mission to build a better world by helping every organization become a great place to work For All™. 

Learn more at greatplacetowork.com and on LinkedInTwitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Highlight Joins Salesforce Partner Program

Highlight is proud to announce that we have joined the Salesforce Partner Program as a part of the AppExchange and Consulting Partner Program tracks. Salesforce is a FedRamp and DOD IL2/4 compliant cloud-based CRM application that helps improve operational efficiency by streamlining workflows and delivering vital information faster.

Our Salesforce partnerships enable both our internal team at Highlight and our customers to drive optimization and collaboration. Salesforce enables our teams and customers to improve their collaboration, expands their capabilities for application development, case management, relationship management, license management, emergency response management, and more. Through day-to-day operations, Salesforce aggregates data to allow teams to report analytics on these business processes to help our customers identify areas to improve processes and increase productivity

Highlight Director of Business Development Ops Emilie Scantlebury, said, “We are thrilled to become a member of the competitive Salesforce Partner Program. This achievement represents our commitment to delivering impactful development and applications to our customers. In addition, this Partnership reflects our dedication to continuing education for our current team members by expanding opportunities to every Highlight team member.”

“This partnership with Salesforces brings added maturity to our Digital Government solutions and provides exciting training and mentorship opportunities for our employees,” said President and COO of Highlight, Adam McNair.

About Highlight

Highlight Technologies (“Highlight”) is an award-winning, employee-owned, ISO® 9001, ISO 20000, ISO 27001, ISO 44001, ISO 56000 certified, CMMI-DEV Level 3, and CMMI-SVC Level 3 appraised federal contractor that provides Digital Government and Mission Support services to more than 20 U.S. federal government customers. Our customers include National Security (DHS, State, Army, Navy, DISA, the Joint Staff, DTRA, Intel), Health IT (USAID, USDA, NIH, HRSA, EPA), and Citizen Services (FCC, FDIC, FTC, GSA, HHS, SBA, Education, Labor). For more information, please visit www.highlighttech.com.

Highlight becomes Member of AWS Partner Network

Highlight is proud to announce that we have joined the Amazon Web Service (AWS) Partner Network (APN), a global community of AWS Partners that leverage programs, expertise, and resources to build, market, and sell customer offerings. The AWS Partner network includes over 100,000 companies from over 150 countries.

Highlight provides critical digital government services, including software development, legacy system maintenance and modernization, DevSecOps, COTS Integration, and agile systems development, to deliver customized solutions for our federal government customers. As an AWS Partner, Highlight will leverage programs, expertise, and resources to serve our federal government customers better.

“It’s clear that secure and scalable cloud services are imperative for our Federal clients to meet current and future program needs. This announcement is just one way that team Highlight is demonstrating our commitment to delivering flexible cloud solutions across Federal Agencies,” said Emilie Scantlebury, Director of Corporate Portfolio Development at Highlight.

“The AWS Partner Network will allow us to expand on our current use of AWS as a core platform that is already enabling several of our Federal Government customers to realize the benefits of security and scalability that AWS offers,” said Sean O’Neill, Director of Portfolio Development at Highlight.

About Highlight Technologies

Highlight Technologies (“Highlight”) is an award-winning, employee-owned, ISO® 9001, ISO 20000, ISO 27001, ISO 44001, ISO 56000 certified, CMMI-DEV Level 3, and CMMI-SVC Level 3 appraised federal contractor that provides IT development and transformation, secure IT operations, and mission support services to more than 20 U.S. federal government customers. Our customers include National Security (DHS, State, Army, Navy, DISA, the Joint Staff, DTRA, Intel), Health IT (USAID, USDA, NIH, HRSA, EPA) and Citizen Services (FCC, FDIC, FTC, GSA, HHS, SBA, Education, Labor). For more information, please visit www.highlighttech.com.

Fortune and Great Place to Work® Name Highlight as One of the 2022 Best Workplaces for Millennials™, Ranking 33rd in the Small and Medium Category

Great Place to Work® and Fortune magazine have honored Highlight as one of the 2022 Best Workplaces for Millennials. This is Highlight’s first time being named to this prestigious list, this year coming in at 33rd Place in the Small & Medium Company Category. Earning a spot means that Highlight is one of the best Small to Medium companies to work for in the country.

Great Place to Work measured the differences in over 413,000 Millennials’ survey responses to those of other generations taken from America’s largest ongoing annual workforce study of over 1 million employee survey responses and data from companies representing more than 6.1 million U.S. employees. In that survey, 97% of employees said Highlight is a great place to work. This number is 40% higher than the average U.S. company.

“Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion extends to generational diversity, and we are delighted to know that our Millennial employees feel valued and included. Highlight and our clients benefit from our Millennial employees’ perspectives and contributions,” said Highlight CEO, Rebecca Andino.

The Best Workplaces for Millennials list is highly competitive. Great Place to Work, the global authority on workplace culture, selected the list using rigorous analytics and confidential employee feedback. Companies were only considered if they are a Great Place to Work-Certified™ organization.

Great Place to Work is the only company culture award in America that selects winners based on how fairly employees are treated. Companies are assessed on how well they are creating a great employee experience that cuts across race, gender, age, disability status, or any aspect of who employees are or what their role is.

“These companies value their millennial workers by showing genuine care, flexibility and purpose in ways that matter to this generation,” says Michael C. Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “They expect company values to be lived by their leaders, which, in turn, elicits their loyalty and trust. Congratulations to the Best Workplaces for Millennials for their hard work.” 

About Highlight
Highlight Technologies (“Highlight”) is an award-winning, employee-owned, ISO® 9001, ISO 20000, ISO 27001, ISO 44001, ISO 56000 certified, CMMI-DEV Level 3, and CMMI-SVC Level 3 appraised federal contractor that provides Digital Government and Mission Support services to more than 20 U.S. federal government customers. Our customers include National Security (DHS, State, Army, Navy, DISA, the Joint Staff, DTRA, Intel), Health IT (USAID, USDA, NIH, HRSA, EPA), and Citizen Services (FCC, FDIC, FTC, GSA, HHS, SBA, Education, Labor). For more information, please visit www.highlighttech.com.

About the Best Workplaces for Millennials™

Great Place to Work selected the Best Workplaces for Millennials by gathering and analyzing over 1 million confidential survey responses and data from companies representing more than 6.1 million U.S. employees at Great Place to Work-Certified™ organizations. Company rankings are derived from 60 employee experience questions within the Great Place to Work Trust Index™ survey. Read the full methodology.

To get on this list next year, start here.

About Great Place to Work®

Great Place to Work is the global authority on workplace culture. Since 1992, it has surveyed more than 100 million employees worldwide and used those deep insights to define what makes a great workplace: trust. Its employee survey platform empowers leaders with the feedback, real-time reporting and insights they need to make data-driven people decisions. Everything it does is driven by the mission to build a better world by helping every organization become a great place to work For All™. 

Learn more at greatplacetowork.com and on LinkedInTwitter, Facebook and Instagram.