BUSINESS ACHIEVEMENT: SMALL FIRMS (less than $20 million)
Marstel-Day, LLC (Fredericksburg, VA), a woman-owned, HUBZone, small business environmental and conservation consulting firm, for revenue growth to $8.1 million in 2010, representing a 27% increase over 2009. Marstel-Day increased its year-end contract value on book in 2010 and significantly increased its staff in 2010, from 50 at the end of 2009 to 68 employees at the end of 2010. Over the past two years, Marstel-Day has increased its staff by nearly 100% from the 35 employees it had at the end of 2008. Marstel-Day uses its expanding portfolio of studies and analyses to provide pioneering work in the conservation of environmental resources, habitat, and open space,including introducing the use of ecosystem services and climate adaptation studies into its award-winning encroachment management and sustainability practice; water resources conservation and planning; stakeholder communication, engagement, and facilitation; sustainable energy compatibility studies; and strategic planning.