WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) today announced that it distributed more than $395 million in small business obligations for federal prime contracts in fiscal year 2010. NNSA surpassed its departmental small business goal by 39 percent in fiscal year 2010.
To highlight the success of its small business program, NNSA has launched the second annual “NNSA Small Business Week.” As part of the NNSA Small Business Week, NNSA is featuring a different small business of the day each day this week.
Today’s profile highlights Navarro Research and Engineering, Inc. located in Oak Ridge, Tenn. Navarro is a premier contractor for NNSA providing environmental, renewable energy and energy efficiency, nuclear, information technology, and quality and safety services. Navarro has more than 350 employees working in 14 offices and 23 project locations nationwide.
Headed by president and founder Susana Navarro-Valenti, Navarro has grown steadily based on customer satisfaction.
“An important factor in Navarro’s success is the opportunity that NNSA has given us to support its critical missions, environmental cleanup and modernization efforts to provide cost savings to the tax payers,” said Navarro-Valenti. “We support a wide spectrum of engineering and environmental contracts for several NNSA facilities including NNSS, Y-12 and Los Alamos and have achieved an outstanding performance record that we are very proud of. Our NTS contract is one of the largest environmental small business awards at NNSS and we are thankful for the opportunity to provide those services.”
Navarro has been recognized by Inc. magazine as one of the fastest growing companies in the nation three years in a row. Navarro was recently ranked as the 26th fastest growing Hispanic-owned business in the country by Hispanic Business magazine. The company has built a reputation for providing cost-effective, high tech services to commercial and government clients.
For more information on Navarro see: http://www.navarro-inc.com/ 
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Established by Congress in 2000, NNSA is a semi-autonomous agency within the U.S. Department of Energy responsible for enhancing national security through the military application of nuclear science in the nation’s national security enterprise. NNSA maintains and enhances the safety, security, reliability, and performance of the U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile without nuclear testing; reduces the global danger from weapons of mass destruction; provides the U.S. Navy with safe and effective nuclear propulsion; and responds to nuclear and radiological emergencies in the U.S. and abroad.