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Tysons consultant tops Washington Post list of best workplaces

The consulting firm LMI has its headquarters at the Tysons Overlook office building in Tysons (via Google Maps)

The Tysons-based consulting firm LMI has been named one of the best places to work in the D.C. area by The Washington Post, which announced the results of its eighth annual Top Workplaces survey on Friday (June 18).

Recognized in a virtual awards ceremony held on June 17, LMI landed at the top of the list for “Largest Companies,” the category for organizations with 1,000 or more employees in the D.C. area.

Employing 1,800 local workers, LMI primarily serves the federal government, but it recently announced a partnership with Howard University that will support academic research and student mentoring for the university, according to The Washington Post.

“Having recently joined LMI myself, very quickly I realized there were distinct aspects that set us apart as an organization — the resiliency and commitment of our employees,” LMI President and CEO Doug Wagoner said in a press release. “Over the past year, LMIers have not missed a beat. We continue to excel in terms of contract wins, revenue, and profitability, as well as expand our capabilities by hiring great talent and remaining focused on our customers’ missions.”

According to the Post, more than 3,500 area companies were invited to participate in the survey, which was conducted through the third-party platform Energage LLC. More than 65,500 employees completed the questionnaires, addressing topics from pay and benefits to the company’s direction and leadership.

While LMI was ranked the highest, the Tysons area was well-represented among the 200 companies on the list. Here are the other local businesses that made the cut:

Largest (1,000+ employees)

  • Capital One Financial Corporation (#3)
  • Jim Koons Automotive (#8)
  • Dovel Technologies (#10)

Large (500-1,000 employees)

  • Appian (#8)
  • HITT Contracting (#21)
  • ActionNet (#23): This Vienna-based cybersecurity firm has been recognized every year of the survey
  • Applied Insight (#29)

Mid-Size (150-500 employees)

  • ValidaTek (#8)
  • SMS Data Products Group (#9)
  • Thomson Reuters Special Services (#10): This is the McLean-based data and research analysis firm’s third consecutive appearance on the list
  • Markon Solutions (#18)
  • MicroHealth (#21)
  • Credence Management Solutions (#26)
  • Tax Analysts (#29)
  • Steampunk (#36)
  • EGlobalTech (#44)
  • IntelliBridge (#48)
  • Slalom Consulting (#53)
  • Metropolitan Hospitality Group (#54)
  • CollabraLink (#58)
  • Alpha Omega Integration (#62)

Small (50-150 employees)

  • New Editions Consulting (#5)
  • Octagon (#12)
  • Cassaday & Company (#22)
  • SpinSys (#38)
  • Favor TechConsulting (#51)
  • Quadrint (#62)
  • Infina (#67)
  • B&A (#73)
  • Counterpoint Consulting (#79)

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