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January 1, 2015 – Valador Employees Became Pro-Rata Shareowners in an Employee Stock Ownership Program

Valador Inc., a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business headquartered in Herndon, VA, is pleased to announce that its employees may now enjoy the additional title of “shareholder.”  As of January 1, 2015, in addition to regular compensation, 401k plan and other benefits, Valador employees became pro-rata shareowners in an Employee Stock Ownership Program, or ESOP.

The ESOP trust invests in Valador stock using only company contributions and was started with an initial $1.6M investment, contributed from 2015 corporate profits on employees’ behalf and at no cost to them.  This competitive company benefit provides its workforce with an interest in the company and offers an incentive for employees to share in the company’s prosperity and growth.  In a letter to employees, Valador CEO Kevin Mabie stated, “I want Valador to be a vibrant, growing profitable legacy and all of you to be shareholders (owners) who can reap the economic rewards associated with our success.”

Valador has enjoyed significant growth and success since its founding in 2001.  The company is proud to hold contracts with clients including, but not limited to: the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the General Services Administration (GSA), the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).  The inception of the ESOP is yet another example of the array of benefits enjoyed by Valador employees, and allows Valador to boast an astonishing 98% employee retention rate.

About Valador

Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Valador, Inc. is a Verified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business that delivers powerful solutions for collecting, maintaining, visualizing, and protecting its clients’ information. The company focuses on four key business areas — Modeling and Simulation, Information Assurance, Management Consulting, and Software Engineering. It employs innovative solutions such and the use of 3D immersive visualization to address its clients’ complex challenges, such as decision support, strategic planning, risk management, safety and reliability, assessment of alternatives, and information security.

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