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XLA Participates at KEEN Greater DC Event

Posted by XLA Admin on March 24, 2014  /   Posted in XLA News

XLA Lends a Hand participated in its first KEEN Greater DC event at Tilden Middle School on March 23, 2014.

Our XLA team took part in KEEN’s Maryland Sports TEEN Program and helped provide one-on-one sports activities for the children. XLA’s team came together to play basketball, soccer, scooter racing, duck-duck goose, and other activities with teens ages 12-19.






XLA Lends a Hand to KEEN Greater DC

Posted by XLA Admin on February 28, 2014  /   Posted in XLA News

We are excited to announce a new partnership with KEEN Greater DC through our XLA Lends a Hand Program. On February 20th, 2014 XLA’s Executive Team and Corporate Recruiter, Leo Patino, met with KEEN Greater DC to present our holiday party donation of $2,148. Our CEO, Lloyd Mustin, will be joining KEEN’s Board of Directors which will help develop and foster our new partnership.

KEEN Greater DC is a non-profit organization that provides free recreational activities to children with intellectual and physical disabilities and has been chosen as XLA Lends a Hand’s children organization.

XLA Wins Contractor of the Year Award

Posted by XLA Admin on November 12, 2013  /   Posted in XLA News

XLA is honored and thrilled to announce our award of Contractor of the Year ($25 million to $75 million) at the 11th annual Greater Washington Government Contractor (GovCon) awards.

The GovCon awards is the premier awards program honoring the leadership, innovation and commitment to excellence of the individuals and businesses in the region’s government contracting sector.

Lloyd Mustin, CEO of XLA, stated: “We applaud each of the winners for their commitment to our profession, employees and our region. Success does not happen on autopilot – especially in this challenging time in our industry. It takes a clear, well thought out, well-articulated vision; accompanied by optimistic, intelligent, relentless execution. On behalf of everyone at XLA, we are grateful for this recognition and the validation that we are indeed on the right track in our approach to our customers, our employees and our community.”

The winners were announced Thursday, November 7th at the Ritz Carlton hotel in Tysons Corner, Virginia.

Click here for the full press release.


ALON, Inc., a Fully Owned Subsidiary of XLA, Awarded as a Prime Contractor on DHS EAGLE II – Functional Category 2

Posted by XLA Admin on August 12, 2013  /   Posted in XLA News

XLA’s fully owned subsidiary, ALON Inc., is one of 11 companies to be awarded the Enterprise Acquisition Gateway for  Leading Edge Solutions II (EAGLE II) contract vehicle, Function Category 2 – Unrestricted Track.

The total combined ceiling for all awarded EAGLE II contracts is $22B over the next 7 years. As a prime on this Indefinite-Delivery, Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) contract, we will compete for task orders to provide Information Technology (IT) Program Support Services throughout the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and its component organizations.

Click here for the full press release.

XLA Honored as a Fantastic 50 Awardee for the Third Consecutive Year

Posted by XLA Admin on April 29, 2013  /   Posted in XLA News

XLA was named as one of the Virginia Chamber of Commerce’s 50 fastest-growing companies at the 18th annual Virginia’s FANTASTIC 50 Awards Banquet.  2013 marks the third consecutive year  that XLA has been included on this esteemed list.

To be eligible, companies must be headquartered in Virginia and demonstrate revenue growth in its most recent fiscal year over the previous year. Companies are judged on four-year sales revenue history.

“Small businesses are the backbone of the Virginia economy, creating jobs and opportunity across the Commonwealth,” said Virginia Chamber president and CEO Barry DuVal. “We are proud to recognize the achievements of our entrepreneurs at the Fantastic 50 banquet.”


XLA Wins Coveted Spot on $11B DHS TABSS Contract

Posted by XLA Admin on March 07, 2013  /   Posted in XLA News

XLA is one of only six companies out of 30 bidders to receive a full and open-competitive award on the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) TABSS Contract Domain 2, Business Management, Financial Management and Audit Support Services.

The award is an $11B mandatory for use contract vehicle for DHS and all its Components. It will be administered by the U.S. Coast Guard and will provide a contracting vehicle for existing and new work throughout DHS.

Click here to read the full press release.

“CEO Strategy Series” Features XLA’s CEO as a Guest Speaker

Posted by XLA Admin on February 27, 2013  /   Posted in XLA News

The Association for Corporate Growth’s (ACG) “CEO Strategy Series” will feature XLA CEO, Lloyd Mustin, as a guest speaker on Thursday, March 21, 2013.

Lloyd will discuss the challenges of integrating two similar sized companies and the importance of a cultural fit. He will also field questions on the decision to partner with a private equity firm as part of the company’s growth strategy.

Click here for more detail on this event.

SmartCEO Magazine Announces Winners of 2013 Future 50 Awards

Posted by XLA Admin on December 07, 2012  /   Posted in XLA News

For the second consecutive year, XLA was named one of SmartCEO’s Future 50. The list recognizes the Greater Washington area’s fastest-growing companies based on employee and revenue growth over the past three years.

XLA will celebrate this achievement on January 31st at SmartCEO’s black tie gala in Tysons’s Corner. SmartCEO magazine will feature XLA and other Future 50 awardees in its January 2013 issue.

XLA Wins Star Workplace Award

Posted by XLA Admin on December 06, 2012  /   Posted in XLA News

XLA was presented with the Star Workplace award by SmartCEO magazine at its annual GOVstar awards. This prestigious award recognizes XLA for creating a fun and dynamic work environment where the best and brightest people WANT to be part of the XLA team.

CEO Lloyd Mustin believes this is by far the most meaningful award XLA has won to date as the goal has always been to provide a workplace environment that challenges high achievers, rewards excellent performance, and empowers employees to be the best they can be in all areas of their lives.

Lloyd stated, “It all starts and finishes with a genuine appreciation of our people and everything they are doing – day in and day out – to make us successful.”

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