14. Jorge Scientific Corporation
CEO: Judith Jorge Hartman
With a growth rate of more than 70 percent between 2008 and 2009, this IT provider to the federal government raced more than 100 places upward from its rank last year on the VAR500 to #238 on the 2010 list. In July, the company brought on Chris Torti, formerly a senior vice president of mergers and acquisitions at Stanley and Associates, helping that IT integrator to grow to nearly $1 billion in annual revenue.