Once just a rural farming community outside the nation's capital, today Fairfax County is recognized as a major business center in the Washington, D.C. area. The county attracts businesses from around the world due to its location and all that the county has to offer the business community, including a range of housing options, an abundance of recreational opportunities and proximity to Washington, D.C.
It isn't enough for Fairfax County to have a school system ranked in the Top 5 in the US, or having been named as one of the country's top digital counties, not even having the top median income in the country is enough, now the county has 4 of the best companies to work for in America to add to the list.
Fortune Magazine has ranked Booz Allen Hamilton, SRA International, Navy Federal Credit Union and MITRE in the top 100 companies in the country to work for. Each of these companies is headquartered in Fairfax County. As the top private sector job leader in the area Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) works hard to promote the advantages of Fairfax County to businesses from around the world.
The continued economic growth of Fairfax County helps fund the counties award-winning schools, county parks and infrastructure. With easy access to international markets through Dulles International Airport the county continues to experience a balanced economy. The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority has offices in San Francisco, Frankfurt Germany, London England, Seoul Korea and Tel Aviv to promote the area.
Gerald Gordon, President and CEO of the FCEDA stated "Fairfax County has worked hard to be attractive to companies that value the talents and creativity of their employees and this year's FORTUNE list is a reflection of that commitment."
This announcement recognizing these leading Fairfax County businesses is just another reason to consider making Northern Virginia a place to call home.
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