Colorado Companies to Watch spotlight: ECS
Snapshot: The ECS team specializes in custom application development, system integration and consulting expertise on overall systems architecture and delivery. ECS works across a variety of industries including communications, media, energy, finance and state and local government.
Leadership: Rob Hale has been president of the Greenwood Village company since 1999, when it was founded. Revenue grew 51 percent last year and is expected to increase 20 percent this year.
Work force: The company employed 62 full-time and two part-time workers in 2011. It expects to increase its full-time count to 80 this year.
Pivotal moment: The two most important moments in ECS’s history were the selection by SquareTwo Financial to become its strategic IT partner and by Verizon Wireless to assist with its 4G network initiatives.
Technological edge: "The pace of change in our customers’ business is increasing, and often their software systems cannot keep pace. Modern software approaches and technologies enable ECS to help our customers solve their business problems quickly and with the flexibility to adjust to the future."
Philanthropy: ECS employees donate their time to causes within the community, including more than 100 charity organizations in the local Denver area.