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Booz Allen Hamilton has been a leader in the Charleston, South Carolina community since the 1990s, and today employs more than 550 across Charleston and North Charleston and serves clients ranging from the U.S. Navy to U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The firm’s professionals in the region are experts in areas as diverse as Agile and DevOps to data analytics, cloud technology and systems engineering to logistics and cyber.
Pictured above: Booz Allen’s Digital Hub in Charleston, a 75,000 square foot facility at 2387 Clements Ferry Road and senior leaders of Booz Allen (left to right: Gary Labovich, Susan Penfield and Elizabeth Buske) join Mayor John Tecklenburg (2nd from left) at the Digital Solutions Hub grand opening on May 11, 2017.
In an effort to capitalize on the growing demand for digital services in the area, Booz Allen announced the opening of a new facility to support the growth of the firm’s Digital Solutions business.
- The expanded Digital Hub opens ten months after fire at adjacent, former SPARC facility
- At 75,000 square-feet, the facility currently houses over 310 technologists with plans to hire over 90 professionals in 2017
- Facility features a tech-forward, open and multipurpose floor plan designed to foster collaboration on mission-critical projects and deliver new levels of innovation for clients
- A leader in Agile and DevOps at Scale, the Charleston hub is 1 of 5 hubs within the firm’s Digital Hub Network which connects and unifies the firm’s 4,000+ practitioners
- This latest expansion is projected to bring at least $10 million of new capital investment
Digital Solutions offers clients an interconnected set of high-demand solutions to make enterprises work faster and more efficiently. “Within Digital Solutions, we are integrating emerging technologies, a deep understanding of our clients’ missions and our 100+ year consulting heritage to drive technology modernization and support user adoption,” said Gary Labovich, executive vice president, Digital Solutions leader, Booz Allen Hamilton. “The SPARC acquisition advances our Digital growth strategy by expanding the scale of our services to support our clients’ demand for transformative technology.”
At its newly expanded Charleston Digital Hub, the firm expects to expand from 310+ to 400+ employees by calendar year’s end to capitalize on the growing demand for its digital services. “We are excited to demonstrate our continued commitment to the Charleston community through the opening of our new client-focused Digital Hub with the intent to grow and develop local tech talent,” said Charleston-based Elizabeth Buske, vice president, Booz Allen Hamilton. “The facility will represent an R&D space that will allow us to build, test and refine enterprise software solutions alongside our clients. Through this process of collective ingenuity, our clients will reach solutions in real time and on budget, achieving efficiencies and cost savings at scale.”
The opening of the firm’s new hub is part of the company’s continued investment in Charleston, and Vision 2020 – its plan to develop client solutions and drive transformational growth through investments in people, capabilities and markets. For more on the impact of our work, visit: boozallen.com/insights.
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