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Enlightened Wins It Support Contract With The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

WASHINGTON (April 19): Enlightened, Inc. (“Enlightened”), a leading Information Technology (IT) consulting firm delivering Cyber Security, Software Development and Integration, and Management Consulting services, announced today it has been awarded an IT Staff Augmentation indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (IDIQ) multiple award task order contract (MATOC) with the Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority (Metro). This five-year contract spans one base year with four one-year option periods and has a ceiling value of $300 million.

Enlightened will provide support in Task Order Group #1: Project Management Operations which consists of project management, application development and operations labor categories including, but not limited to the following: business analysts, project managers, technical writers, information systems support specialists, database administrators, Oracle Weblogic web services specialists, and Cognos analysts/developers. As a WMATA certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise, this is Enlightened’s first prime contract with Metro.

“We are deeply honored and proud to expand our service offering in support of Metro as well as other Transit Authorities around the country,” said Antwanye Ford, Enlightened’s President & CEO. “One of Metro’s Strategic Framework goal’s to ‘meet or exceed customer expectations by consistently delivering quality service’ complements our driving mission to deliver results beyond our customer’s expectations. We stand ready to deliver qualified resources to support Metro’s mission.”

About Metro
Metro was created by an interstate compact in 1967 to plan, develop, build, finance, and operate a balanced regional transportation system in the national capital area. Metro began building its rail system in 1969, acquired four regional bus systems in 1973, and began operating the first phase of Metrorail in 1976. Today, Metrorail serves 91 stations and has 117 miles of track. Metrobus serves the nation’s capital 24 hours a day, seven days a week with 1,500 buses. Metrorail and Metrobus serve a population of approximately 4 million within a 1,500-square mile jurisdiction. Metro began its paratransit service, MetroAccess, in 1994; it provides about 2.3 million trips per year. For more information, please visit

About Enlightened
Enlightened is an award winning company that provides Cyber Security, IT and management solutions to resolve complex business problems for federal, state, and local government agencies. Enlightened holds GSA IT-70 and MOBIS schedule contracts, HUBZone and Small Business certified by the U.S. Small Business Administration, and rated CMMI-DEV Level 3 and CMMI-SVC Level 2 by the CMMI Institute. For more information please visit

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