SOURCE: Centuria Corporation

Centuria Corporation

August 26, 2009 08:30 ET

Centuria Corporation Ranks 15th on Inc. 500

Company Hires New COO, CFO to Accommodate Rapid Growth

DULLES, VA--(Marketwire - August 26, 2009) - Centuria Corporation, a leading provider of professional and technical support services to the U.S. government, today announced it ranked 15th on the 2009 Inc. 500, a nationwide list of the fastest growing privately-owned companies in America. Recording nearly 6000% growth from 2005 to 2008, the company also ranked 2nd in the Government Services Sector listing and 3rd in the Washington, DC metropolitan region. This is the second year in a row that Centuria made the Inc. 500 listing.

To accommodate the company's rapid expansion and as a result of its numerous growth recognitions, Centuria has appointed two new executives; Tim Green will join as Chief Operating Officer (COO), and Rich Levine will take the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

"Centuria takes great pride in the fact that our successful government implementations have led to our success," said Kevin M. Burke, President and CEO of Centuria. "The company's recent growth awards provided the visibility required to land our two new executives. Centuria is committed to maintaining its high-level of customer satisfaction, which is why I am so pleased to welcome Tim Green and Rich Levine to the team. Their decades of experience are matched by the dedication they have demonstrated to serving government agencies."

Joining Centuria as COO, Tim Green brings more than 20 years of experience in the federal market. In this role, his responsibilities include driving sustainable growth, organizational maturity, service delivery, and customer satisfaction. Before joining Centuria, Green held senior leadership positions at SAIC and Apogen Technologies, a QinetiQ North America Company. At Apogen, Green led efforts to establish a new federal civilian business unit. "Tim has an exceptional track record of leading growth and building value within the federal market," said Burke. "His experience will be an invaluable asset to the Centuria team."

Rich Levine joins Centuria as CFO. He has served as Senior Vice President and CFO for defense contractors in the engineering services and IT industry, with a history of revitalizing business departments, building new corporate infrastructure, leading acquisitions, and creating strong financials. Before joining Centuria, Levine served as CFO and Executive Vice President of Coleman Research Corporation, where he guided the company through a 15-year growth period. He was nominated by Chevy Chase Bank as CFO of the year in 2009 and was recognized as a finalist by Smart/CEO magazine. "Rich is the last piece of the puzzle in fully maturing Centuria's internal processes and management platform," said Burke. "He brings exceptional experience in merger and acquisitions, negotiations, and contract-management."

The senior management team will continue to drive the expansion and success of the company through organic growth and acquisition, the hiring of key leaders, and steadfast focus on customer satisfaction and corporate reputation. "Centuria's success depends on our people, and the commitment they bring to the government customer," said Burke. "With recent contract wins at the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Homeland Security, Centuria continues its legacy as a leading provider of professional and technical services to the government market."

About Centuria Corporation

Centuria Corporation, a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business, is a nationwide provider of professional services and technical support with a primary focus of supporting the United States government. The company offers a wide range of services, varying from complex IT solutions to highly specialized business services that are customized to the unique government environment. A service disabled veteran-owned small business, Centuria Corporation has been a trusted government business partner for over a decade and maintains a comprehensive portfolio of contract vehicles. For more information, visit http://www.centuria.com/.

Contact Information