Mission Essential Personnel, LLC (MEP) is a global professional services company that provides human-capital solutions and program support to government and corporate clients.
Currently, MEP is the US government's leading provider of translators, interpreters and cultural advisors, with more than 8,300 personnel in 13 countries across the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Europe. In addition to language translation service, MEP provides intelligence support and training and technical services. Regardless of a mission's size or complexity, MEP finds professionals with the skills to support it.
By any standard - facilities, revenues, or staff size - MEP's growth since its founding in early 2004 has been remarkable. The company has expanded from a small business with a handful of employees to an industry leader with prime contracts and delivery orders around the world. Company revenue was $6.7 million in 2005, $185 million in 2008, and $629 million in 2010.
MEP's Mission is to Deliver Certainty to its Customers.
In 2006, Ernst and Young named MEP's founders as Entrepreneurs of the Year for Emerging Markets at the regional level and as national finalists. In 2007, the company won the #1 spot on the Business First Fast Fifty list of fastest growing companies in Central Ohio. In 2008, the company dropped "Aegis" from its name, becoming Mission Essential Personnel, LLC. That year it placed sixth on Business First's Fast Fifty list.
In 2009, MEP opened a major office in Chantilly, VA, focused on business development. That year, the American Small Business Coalition presented the company with its Founders Award for rapid growth and success serving U.S. Government personnel overseas. Also in 2009, Inc. Magazine included MEP on its "Inc. 500" roll of the fastest growing companies, at #8 in the Government Services category. Washington Technology listed the company among its Top 100 Government Contractors for 2009 based on prime contracting revenue.
MEP is committed to the highest standards of ethics, transparency, and accountability. It is a member of the UN Global Compact and contributes to the American University of Afghanistan. – less–ZoomInfo