Inc. Magazine Unveils Its Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000

For the second time, Saalex Corporation Appears on the 2019 Inc. 5000 Ranking with Three-Year Revenue Growth of 78 Percent

Rockledge, FL and Camarillo, CA (Aug. 20, 2019) – Inc. magazine today revealed that Saalex Corporation is No. 4191 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the U.S. economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.

“I’m so proud that Saalex has made the Inc. 5000 listing again,” said Travis Mack, Saalex President and CEO. “This is a true testament to the hard work and commitment that Saalex employees have made for the company’s success over the past 20 years.”

The 2019 Inc. 5000 achieved an astounding three-year average growth of 454 percent, and a median rate of 157 percent. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue was $237.7 billion in 2018, accounting for 1,216,308 jobs over the past three years. Complete results of the Inc. 5000 are available at www.inc.com/inc5000. Readers can access company profiles and sort through an interactive database by industry, region and other criteria. The September issue of the print magazine will feature the top 500 companies, available on newsstands August 20.

“The companies on this year’s Inc. 5000 have followed so many different paths to success,” says Inc. editor in chief James Ledbetter. “There’s no single course you can follow or investment you can take that will guarantee this kind of spectacular growth. But what they have in common is persistence and seizing opportunities.”

About Saalex Corporation

Saalex Corporation is an engineering and information technology (IT) services company with core competencies in the areas of test range operations and management, engineering and logistics services, data analytics/business intelligence services and IT services. Founded in 1999 by Travis Mack, Saalex Corporation is a service disabled veteran-owned and operated business headquartered in Camarillo, California. Learn more at www.Saalex.com.

Saalex Corporation’s President/CEO Travis Mack to Speak at 2019 Navy Gold Coast Show Panel

Rockledge, FL and Camarillo, CA (July 15, 2019) – Travis Mack, President and CEO of Saalex Corporation, an engineering and information technology services company, will share his insights as an industry-leading contractor during the 2019 Navy Gold Coast Large and Small Business Practices Panel on Friday, July 26, 2019 from 10:00 to 10:45 A.M. at the San Diego Convention Center. The panel discussion will focus on best practices, subcontracting agreements, work share, contracts and success stories. Saalex Solutions, a division of Saalex Corporation, will also be exhibiting in booth #636 at the event along with more than 200 government agencies and industry organizations, including the 10 Navy Systems Commands.

About Navy Gold Coast

The San Diego Chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) presents the NDIA 31st Annual Department of the Navy Gold Coast Small Business Procurement Event: Engaging with Small Business to Fortify National Defense. The NDIA Department of the Navy Gold Coast Event is the premier Navy procurement conference in the country. Gold Coast provides a forum to educate, guide and assist businesses, large and small, in support of the warfighter mission within Department of the Navy and throughout the DoD. For more information, visit: Navy Gold Coast here.

About Saalex Corporation

Saalex Corporation is an engineering and information technology (IT) services company with core competencies in the areas of test range operations and management, engineering and logistics services, data analytics/business intelligence services and IT services. Founded in 1999 by Travis Mack, Saalex Solutions is a service disabled veteran-owned and operated business headquartered in Camarillo, California. Learn more at www.Saalex.com.

Saalex Solutions Named SBA Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year

Rockledge, FL and Camarillo, CA (June 13, 2019) – Saalex Solutions, a division of Saalex Corp., was recently named winner of the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 2019 Region 9 Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year award. Nominated by the NAVAIR Office of Small Business Programs, Department of Navy, Patuxent River, MD, the announcement commends Saalex for “hard work, innovative ideas, and dedication” to the community and “driving our nation’s economic growth.”

Since 1963, a proclamation for the celebration of National Small Business Week recognizes outstanding small business owners for personal success and contributions to the United States.

“Being nominated SBA’s Prime Contractor of the year is really exciting news,” said Travis Mack, Saalex Corp. President/CEO. “Especially now that Saalex has successfully grown into a large business with over 600 employees supporting our nation’s defense systems.”

About Saalex Corp.

Saalex Corp. is an engineering and information technology (IT) services company with core competencies in the areas of test range operations and management, engineering and logistics services, data analytics/business intelligence services and IT services. Founded in 1999 by Travis Mack, Saalex Solutions is a service disabled veteran-owned and operated business headquartered in Camarillo, California. Learn more at www.Saalex.com.

Saalex Corporation is now Employee-owned

Rockledge, FL and Camarillo, CA (July 1, 2019) – Saalex Corp., an Engineering and Information Technology Services company, announced that the company is employee-owned through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). All eligible employees will receive stock allocations annually that will vest over a period of time and increase in value as Saalex grows. An ESOP literally gives an ownership interest in Saalex at no cost to all eligible employees.

“An ESOP allows all Saalex employees to benefit financially from all the good work they do in promoting the success of Saalex. It provides pride of ownership and incentives for all employees to help grow Saalex to even greater success,” said Travis Mack, President and CEO, Saalex. “I have always believed the strength of Saalex has been its people. This is my way of demonstrating my beliefs and how we can build on that strength by making employees owners.”

About Saalex Corp.

Saalex Corp. is an Engineering and Information Technology Services company with a focus on Test Range Operations and Management, Engineering and Logistics Services, Data Analytics and Business Intelligence Services and Information Technology Services. Founded in 1999 by Travis Mack, Saalex Corporation is a Small Disadvantaged, Service Disabled Veteran-Owned and Operated business headquartered in Camarillo, California. Learn more at www.Saalex.com.

Saalex Corporation Announces New Director of Process Improvement and Integration

Rockledge, FL and Camarillo, CA (June 5, 2019) – Saalex Corporation recently appointed Garrison Thompson as the new Director of Process Improvement and Integration, located in the Rockledge office. In this new position, Mr. Thompson will be responsible for enterprise transformation initiatives and work directly with Vice President/Chief Strategy Officer Arthur Glaab to establish strategic goals and objectives for the company.

Garrison Thompson brings over 30 years of experience in the aerospace and defense, systems development and commercial technology industries. He has led and planned infrastructure upgrades, software and hardware product deployments and strategic operations as a leader in Fortune 100 companies. Prior to joining Saalex, Garrison served as a program manager, vice president and business development leader, engaging with senior executives and flag officers as well as defining strategic solutions for technical services efforts. He has also served as Chief Engineer for numerous Army range training and Air Force space lift range systems modernization and sustainment contracts. In 2002, he was awarded NASA's highest recognition, the Space Flight Awareness Launch Honoree Award for STS 111. Garrison is a Project Management Professional, a Lean Six Sigma Certified Black Belt, is ITILv3 Foundations Certified and is a Cisco Certified Network Associate. He holds a Bachelor of Science (with Honors) in Aviation Management and a Master of Science in Systems Management from the Florida Institute of Technology.

“The Saalex team is proud to have Garrison on board. He brings an unrivaled experience in leading business endeavors from the small to the very large” said Arthur Glaab, Vice President/Chief Strategy Officer. “We look forward to his leadership as we grow our business.”

Saalex Corporation President and CEO Travis Mack echoed this sentiment, adding that Garrison joins the Saalex team at a time of unprecedented growth for the company. “I’m really pleased to welcome Garrison to the Saalex team,” Mr. Mack said. “I’m confident that his background and experience will help transform Saalex into a significant industry leader.”

About Saalex Corporation

Saalex Corporation is an engineering and information technology (IT) services company with core competencies in the areas of test range operations and management, engineering and logistics services, data analytics/business intelligence services and IT services. Founded in 1999 by Travis Mack, Saalex Solutions is a service disabled veteran-owned and operated business headquartered in Camarillo, California. Learn more at www.Saalex.com.

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