Business Notes

Business Notes

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<lst>Business and Professional Women (BPW) of Greater Fairfax will host Sharon Rainey, Founder of Neighbors Network (formerly called the FYInetwork) in Great Falls, McLean, Vienna, and Reston, speaking on "The Power of Connecting" at its monthly dinner meeting Monday, Nov. 14, 6:30-9 p.m., at Tysons Corner Embassy Suites, 8517 Leesburg Pike (Rte. 7), Vienna. Cost is $25 for members and $30 for non-members. For information and reservations, call Elyse Galik at 703-652-8364.

Booz Allen, McLean, announced a contract award from the Department of the Treasury for the Treasury Information Processing Support Service (TIPSS-3). TIPSS-3 is a 5-year $3 billion multi-agency contract providing information technology, management and security related services.

Under TIPSS-3, Booz Allen will be providing a wide range of services in three functional areas: Information Systems Services, Strategic Business Services and System Security Services. Booz Allen was awarded prime contracts in all three areas.

Commonwealth Consultants Inc., an independently owned public relations firm in Vienna, announced that its foundation will provide one year of public relations services to Inova Kellar Center that will focus on overseeing the Centerís campaign to raise $4 million to build a new facility.

Inova Kellar Center, the only not-for-profit comprehensive mental health center in Northern Virginia, is launching the campaign to provide a multi-use center in Fairfax County that will host a wide variety of programs including mental health and substance abuse treatment programs, as well as education services.

Commonwealth Consultants, Inc. donates 25 percent of their net income each year to the Commonwealth Consultants Foundation, which supports worthy charities, individuals in need and cutting-edge community organizations.

immixGroup, Inc., a government technology business consulting and channel management company headquartered in McLean, announced that it ranked highest on Washington Business Journal's annual list of Washington, D.C. area small technology companies based on 2004 revenue, as published in the Oct. 14-20, 2005 issue. immixGroup also had the highest revenue per employee, making it the most efficient small technology company on the list as well.

Fueling its outstanding performance and solid growth, the company continues to attract technology partners seeking to streamline their government sales, contracting and channel management processes by adopting immixGroup's unique value proposition. The company plans to continue on its current growth track by expanding its client base and by broadening its service offerings, building on the value that earned immixGroup its position on this year's lists.

Together with its immixTechnologySM subsidiary, the company provides contract management and outsourcing, channel management, business development, sales training, and executive recruiting services to its clients. Attracting more than 160 technology partners from startups to leading companies such as IBM, Juniper Networks, and Symantec, immixGroup is one of the fastest growing companies in the industry.

The Vienna-Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce offers the following upcoming events:

* Lunch and Lead Tip Group. Every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 12:15-1:30 p.m., at Shula’s Steakhouse, 8028 Leesburg Pike in the Tysons Corner Marriott. RSVP to Harvey Silverman at 703-319-8806. Dutch.

* Executive Lunch Club. Every Friday from 12:15-1:30 p.m., at Shula’s Steakhouse, 8028 Leesburg Pike in the Tysons Corner Marriott. RSVP to Harvey Silverman at 703-319-8806. Dutch.

The Fairfax County Economic Development Association provides business counseling services through an arrangement with the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE), a U.S. Small Business Administration initiative. A SCORE counselor is available by appointment on the first, second and third Friday of every month at FCEDA, 8300 Boone Blvd., Suite 450, Vienna. Visit For an appointment, call 703-790-0600 or e-mail