The Tauri Group Recognized for Third Year as a FANTASTIC 50 Business by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce

May 6, 2009

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 6 /PRNewswire/ — The Tauri Group, LLC, an innovator in analytic consulting for homeland security, defense, and space clients, announced today that it has been recognized as one of Virginia’s fastest growing companies for the third consecutive year. The Virginia Chamber of Commerce named The Tauri Group one of its FANTASTIC 50, an award based on The Tauri Group’s rapid revenue growth during the last four years.

Founded in 2001 by managing partners Carissa Bryce Christensen, Cosmo DiMaggio III, and Mark V. Herzing, The Tauri Group has seen earnings skyrocket from $1 million in annual revenue generated in its first year to more than $33 million in 2008.

All three partners accepted the award on behalf of The Tauri Group at the fourteenth annual FANTASTIC 50 Banquet on April 30, 2009, in Chantilly, Va. At the ceremony, nearly 500 attendees saluted the winners for their entrepreneurial success and contribution to Virginia’s economic vitality.

“The Tauri Group is proud to again be recognized as one of Virginia’s fifty fastest growing companies. We focus on creating a working environment that attracts extraordinary employees and treats them with respect, and that has been a big factor in our success,” said Mr. Herzing.

The Tauri Group supports federal government clients including the Department of Homeland Security, the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, and NASA.

About The Tauri Group

The Tauri Group, an innovator in analytical consulting, applies creative, responsive problem-solving to homeland security, defense, and space enterprises. Government agencies and multinational contractors trust The Tauri Group’s objectivity and vision. They know The Tauri Group brings the leading minds in homeland security, technology, aerospace, arms control, public health, and more to tackle issues with no easy answers.

The Tauri Group was also named 2008 Contractor of the Year (less than $25 million in revenue) at the Annual Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards, a Fast 50 Government Contactor in 2006 by Washington Technology, and recipient of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate Under Secretary’s Award for Outstanding Contractor Support in 2005.

The company is headquartered in Alexandria, Va. For more information, visit their Web site at www.taurigroup.com or contact Kari Gilstad at The Tauri Group: 703-303-2207 or kari.gilstad@taurigroup.com.

About the Awards

Virginia’s FANTASTIC 50 award program is a signature event of the Virginia Chamber of Commerce. The FANTASTIC 50 awards recognize leading businesses across the Commonwealth in all types of industries, and are the only statewide awards of this type in Virginia. To be eligible, a company must be privately held with headquarters in Virginia, show sales between $200,000 and $100 million and demonstrate positive revenue growth and positive net income in its most recent fiscal year over the previous year. Companies are judged on four-year sales revenue history. For more information, visit the Virginia Chamber of Commerce Web site at www.vachamber.com.

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