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The Post 200 is an annual snapshot of the companies, law firms, nonprofits and other organizations that power our local economy. Here's a look at this year's list.

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Booz Allen'€™s cyber facility in Maryland is one of nine virtually-connected centers and labs in the Cyber Solutions Network, each equipped with the tools and expertise needed to counter cyber threats. (Photo by Jeffrey MacMillan/Capital Business)

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11. Booz Allen Hamilton

The consulting firm early in the year cut its workforce by more than 500 employees — a 2 percent cut to its total workforce. However, company officials said they took a larger slice in its senior and middle management and internal operations ranks. The company, which consults for government agencies as well as commercial firms, also formally opened its new Abu Dhabi office, part of a push to expand its work in the region.


Booz Allen has a “frozen suit” on display in one of its lobbies, in honor of a senior leader so dedicated to clients that he wore to an important meeting a suit that had accidentally gotten wet and then literally froze rather than dried as expected.



Founded: 1914

Chairman, president and CEO: Ralph W. Shrader

Revenue: $5859218000

Assets: $3314791000

Employees (local): 24000 (13900)

NOTE: Our methodology for the rankings.
DATE: Dec. 17, 2012
CREDIT: Dan Beyers, Sarah Halzack, Greg Linch, Jason Bartz - The Washington Post.