Mitre's Room for Growth

Mitre Corp. announced this week that it is expanding its operations in Prince William.

The nonprofit organization, based in Massachusetts, operates federally funded research programs for the Department of Defense, the Federal Aviation Administration and the Internal Revenue Service.

Mitre is enlarging its facility from 9,000 to 16,000 square feet. It expects the expansion will bring new investments totaling more than $3.8 million over 10 years.

Mitre will be expanding its Marine Corps Programs Department Office, which has been providing direct support to the Marines in the Quantico Marine Corps Base since 1993. Today its program provides engineering and integration support for the Marine Corps command and control, communications, computer and surveillance operations.

Company to Add 100 Jobs

Computer Learning Centers Inc., which announced a month ago that it will move its headquarters to Prince William, said this week that it plans to add 100 jobs over three years, for a total employment of 215, of which 170 will be new to the county.

Computer Learning bought a 69,000-square-foot facility at Prince William Gateway in Manassas. The new investment is estimated at $13 million.

Pacel Appoints Official

Bryan Hunter, a former manager with IBM Government Technology Services Inc. and World Wide Technology, was named vice president and chief operating officer with Manassas-based Pacel Corp.

Hunter, who holds a BS from the Naval Academy and an MBA from James Madison University, brings 15 years of marketing and operational experience to the software development company.

"We are delighted and excited by the addition of Bryan Hunter as Pacel's vice president and chief operating officer," David Calkins, president of Pacel, said in a statement. "In order to meet our goals, we will need someone with Bryan's qualifications and experience to successfully steer Pacel at this crucial time in our history."

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