"What it does: Provides IT services to government agencies. Why it's growing: The 8(a)-certified company has won many client referrals for new business. What's next: Revenue dipped in 2004 while the firm focused on upgrading its internal IT infrastructure. It needed to do this to pass a Pentagon contract audit this fall, which qualified it for larger projects. With the new designation, co-founder Rodney Thomas expects revenue to top $30 million in 2005."