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Harkcon, Inc. was Awarded the 2018 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Small Business Achievement

Harkcon, Inc. an internationally recognized, service-disabled veteran owned business was one of the 16 companies selected by the Department of Homeland Security to receive the 14th annual 2018 DHS Small Business Achievement Award.

The award ceremony was held on Tuesday, April 17th 2018 in Washington, D.C.

Harkcon was recognized for its superior project management, analytical services, communications support services, and expert consultation on issues related to a comprehensive review and establishment of the locations, functions, and responsibilities for Coast Guard Personnel and Administration offices around the country. Harkcon was responsible for ensuring the alignment of the Personnel and Administration offices with Coast Guard Servicing Personnel Offices as well as defining the customer base for each location. Since 2005, Harkcon has performed a critical role in the analysis, development, and refinement of human resource policies, procedures, and tools that support the effective management of all parts of the Coast Guard workforce including approximately 40,000 military members, 8,000 Ready Reservists, and 9,000 Civilians.

“The Coast Guard and DHS have been our most valued clients since Harkcon was formed in 2005. We are honored to be a recipient of this prestigious award and look forward to our future work with DHS and the Coast Guard” said Keith Curran, Harkcon’s Chief Operations Officer.


Harkcon, Inc. provides a wide range of comprehensive organizational and workforce performance analysis and customized, innovative solutions in the public and private sectors. Focusing on analysis and solutions that improve worker, workplace, and organizational performance, Harkcon specializes in identifying the needs of a workforce and the appropriate organizational, leadership, and management interventions required to bring motivation and performance to unprecedented levels.

A service-disabled, veteran-owned small business founded in 2005 and based in Fredericksburg, Virginia, Harkcon was named to the Inc. 500/5000 List seven times and has been named to Diversity Business's "Top Veteran Owned Business,” the Virginia Business and Virginia Chamber of Commerce's "Fantastic 50" list. Harkcon was a recipient of the 2018 DHS Small Business Achievement Award. Harkcon works on a variety of government and private industry projects across the country and around the world. For more information on Harkcon, Inc. and the services they provide, please visit

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