Government contractor to bring 189 new jobs to Hampton

Posted at 11:54 AM, Nov 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-15 11:54:29-05

HAMPTON, Va. – A government contractor’s new customer support center will create 189 new jobs in Hampton, Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Tuesday.

maximus-logoMAXIMUS provides contract management and administrative services. They will invest $1.87 million to establish a customer support center in Hampton that will support government contracts across the country.

Virginia successfully beat out Texas and Pennsylvania for the project.

“The decision by MAXIMUS to invest and grow their company in Virginia is a testament to the unrivaled business climate that the Commonwealth provides,” said Governor McAuliffe. “We are honored to welcome MAXIMUS to the City of Hampton, where they will benefit from that community’s world-class economic infrastructure and contribute to our efforts to build a new Virginia economy.”

Since 1975, MAXIMUS has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. MAXIMUS delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 16,000 employees worldwide, MAXIMUS is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia and the United Kingdom.

“MAXIMUS has a rich heritage in Virginia. We were founded in the Commonwealth more than 40 years ago, and today it is home to our global corporate headquarters. When we searched for a location for our new customer support center, the Hampton and Hampton Roads region was a natural fit due to its robust pool of qualified candidates,” commented MAXIMUS CEO Richard A. Montoni.