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“Welcome Diane Rivas!”

This month, Lion Federal welcomes Diane Rivas as our newest Social Media Manager intern. Diane is a senior at Virginia Tech, who is majoring in Smart and Sustainable Cities. Welcome to the Lion Federal Pride Diane!

“Winternship Program”

Now that the school year is coming to a close, we highly encourage college students to apply to our Winternship program! Lion Federal interns gain valuable experience by working alongside our wide range of techinical experts.

“Virginia Tech's Computational Modeling & Data Analytics Capstone”

We are proud to announce our participation in Virginia Tech's Computational Modeling & Data Analytics Capstone of 2021. Our student team, "Testing the Mane Frame" will be analyzing the performance of our innovation software (TAF) to look for areas of improvement and computational resource savings.

“Company-Wide Happy Hour”

Lion Federal will be hosting it's annual company-wide "Happy Hour" at Starr Hill Biergarten in Tysons Corner on Thursday, September 30th at 4:00pm. All are welcome to attend!

“Welcome Owen Chambers!”

This month, Lion Federal welcomes Owen Chambers as our newest Cybersecurity intern. Owen is a Masters student studying Cybersecurity at George Mason University who has supported our innovation projects, bringing in new security testing capababilities to the Test Automation Framework. Owen has also helped our developers by penetration testing our applications and systems. Welcome to the Lion Federal Pride Owen!

“Lion Federal Moves to The Boro”

We are excited to announce that our main office has been relocated to 1765 Greensboro Station Pl, McLean, VA 22102 in "The Boro". Please note that our Washington D.C. office location has not changed.

“Welcome Benny Hartnett”

This month, Lion Federal welcomes Benny Hartnett as the newest member of the innovation development team. Benny is a full-stack developer who is building innovative software products and internal systems. Welcome to the Lion Federal Pride Benny!

“9th Annual NoVA B2G Matchmaking Conference & Small Business EXPO”

Find us at the 9th Annual NoVA B2G Matchmaking Conference & Small Business EXPO!

“The Road to Growth”

Over the last year, the Lion Federal Pride has delivered outstanding services to our customers and partners during what has been a very trying time around the world. As the economy and nation begins to recover, we are strategically positioning Lion Federal to grow into new areas of the Federal Government while simultaneously expanding our teams with our existing customers. As part of our growth strategy, Lion Federal opened a new office in downtown Washington, DC at 1616 H Street NW to create a stronger presence and closer engagements in our Nation’s capital.

“Welcome Zeena Alani”

This month, Lion Federal welcomes Zeena Alani as the newest member to the executive team. Zeena is a Human Resources specialist and is supporting human resources and recruitment, train and retain the best talent so we continue to deliver exceptional service to the government. Welcome to the Lion Federal Pride Zeena!

“Recognition for the Lion Federal Pride”

This month, six Lion Federal employees received the first ever awards for Outstanding Customer Service. Each of our recipients were recognized by our customers for their leadership, performance and dedication throughout 2020 during what has been an extremely trying time. Congratulations to Scott Avery, Nasif Gilini, Sylvia Crailes, Chris Danielson, Ron Stone and Henry Torres!

Lion Federal Rings in the New Year

As we look back on 2020, our message for all of us is to be hopeful for the future, to remain focused on caring for our families, our friends and colleagues, and to continue our commitment to our customers and partners as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the difficult year, the Lion Federal Pride has worked tirelessly to deliver outstanding service during extraordinary times, which will serve us well moving forward into the future.



Lion Federal Gives Back to Community

The Lion Federal Back-Office Team volunteered with FACETS to distribute food to the homeless in Fairfax County. The team used a FACETS van loaded with pizza, fruit and water to deliver more than 120 meals to those in need. The team was honored to be part of such a great cause. For more information, please visit the FACETS website at

Another Award

Lion Federal wins a second multi-million dollar award within two consecutive months through a vendor partnership, furthering this relationship. This contract is a great start for the company to grow in 2020.

Teaming Pays Off

Lion Federal is excited to announce the award of a competitive Task Order on an IDIQ with a Fortune 500 business partner. This multi-million-dollar contract spans across multiple years and helps to solidify the recent partnership with this distinguished integrator.

Restart Hiring Event

The Lion Federal HR team recruited at the Restart hiring and networking event. This job fair was the largest hiring event for cleared professionals in the DMV. The team met with many great potential hires and made some good future contacts.

Creating New Relationships

Lion Federal has partnered with two large prime vendors and signed teaming agreements with both to go after multi-million dollar over multiple year awards. The procurement process is expected to be a short turn-around.

TechExpo Career Fair

Our HR team – Sophie and Christine – represented Lion Federal at a career fair hosted by TechExpo. They enjoyed connecting with cleared professionals from all around the DMV!

Intern Program Comes to a Close

We are saying goodbye to our first ever class of College Summer Interns! Thank you to Ben and Isaac from MIT for all their hard work. Additionally, thank you to Stephanie and Zia for being our first high school interns.

A New Partnership

Lion Federal are is excited to be partnering with another small business – a Virginia-based firm, to provide complimentary skillsets. We are looking forward to the opportunities this partnership will bring across different government agencies.

New Office Space

Bring out the welcome wagon – we’ve moved! Lion Federal has officially set up shop in our new location. Find us as 8300 Boone Blvd., Suite 500, Vienna, VA 22182.

Nats vs. Cubs Game

Employees and customers enjoyed an exciting team-building outing at Nationals Park to support our local baseball team! Everyone had a great time eating hotdogs and peanuts while watching the Nats beat the Cubs 5 to 2.

FACETS Happy Hour

Lion Federal sponsored a happy hour to raise money and awareness for FACETS at Matchbox in Merrifield Virginia. The event was a success and raised about $2000 to donate to a local organization.

Certified Virginia Small Disadvantaged Business Enterprise

Lion Federal obtains Small Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (SDBE) certification in the state of Virginia. Lion Federal now also has access to many other state contracts set-aside for small disadvantaged businesses.

Partnering with Large Integrator

An existing Lion Federal customer awarded a new project to deliver an additional resource team in the IC. This award helps to solidify the partnership with this large integrator.

Teaming with Alaskan Native 8(a)

Lion Federal signed a teaming agreement with an Alaskan Native 8(a) for a task order on a multi-billion-dollar IDIQ.


Lion Federal Hosts Annual Holiday Party

Lion Federal held it's annual holiday party on December 8th at American Prime Steak House in McLean, VA. This event is held for all employees and this year we had a special "Ugly Sweater" contest. Congratulations to William Turner and Larry Phelps for wearing the worst sweaters!

Lion Federal Sponsors FACETS 30th Anniversary Gala

Lion Federal supported the 30th Anniversary Taste of Fall charity event for FACETS, a charity organization that helps parents, their children and individual who suffer the effects of poverty in Fairfax County, Virginia. All kinds of donated items, from gift baskets to complete vacations for the family, were auctioned to raise funds for this amazing cause. This event is one of two big events to help raise funds to support this organization that makes a difference in over 1000 lives in Fairfax County.

Lion Federal Attends West Coast Energy Conference

Lion Federal recently sent its Energy Sector team to Anaheim, CA to join other industry professionals and members of society of exploration geophysicists in Oil and Gas Industry Technology Innovation.

Lion Federal Signs Strategic Agreement with Large Integrator

Lion Federal has agreed to a Strategic Agreement with a large integrator to support their over $1 Billion contract over 9 years. This provides Lion Federal an easy vehicle to provide talented teams of professionals with agreed labor categories and rates.

MIT Builds Talent Supply Chain with Lion Federal

Lion Federal attended the Fall MIT Career Fair to recruit top engineering talent from MIT and other Boston area universities to help solve complex technology challenges within the US Intelligence Community. A few select underclassmen will also be awarded summer internships for two specific projects: Social Media Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning for Psychometrics.

Lion Federal Gains Greater Access to DHS Prime Contracts

Lion Federal continues to secure contracts with strategic teaming partners to delivery mission oriented IT services to the Department of Homeland Security.

Lion Federal Sponsors 30th Anniversary Benefits Breakfast for FACETS

Lion Federal sponsored FACETS at the 30th Anniversary Opening Doors Benefits Breakfast event. With Lion Federal's support, the event grossed the largest donations in the past three years. FACETS is a charity organization that helps parents, their children and individual who suffer the effects of poverty in Fairfax County, Virginia.

Lion Federal Prepares to Deliver Key Capabilities to the United States Intelligence Mission

Lion Federal was awarded a contract to provide a Project Management excellence to the Intelligence Community.