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Company nameWestat
Company typeEmployee-owned
FoundedRockville, Maryland (1963)
HeadquartersRockville, Maryland
Key peopleGraham Kalton
Chairman of the Board
Joseph A. Hunt
Vice Chairman of the Board
James E. Smith
Thomas W. McKenna
Executive Vice President
Renee F. Slobasky
Senior Vice President
Revenue$501.9 million USD (2009) [

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Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments.

In addition to the company’s capabilities as a statistical survey research organization, Westat does custom research and program evaluation studies across a broad range of subject areas. Westat also has the technical expertise in survey and analytical methods, computer systems technology, biomedical science, health information technology, and clinical trials.

Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 are located at its headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.

Depending on the number of active projects at any time, up to several thousand data collection and processing staff work at Westat's survey processing facilities, at the Telephone Research Center facilities, and at data collection sites throughout the nation. Westat also maintains research offices near its clients in Atlanta, Georgia; Cambridge, Massachusetts; Durham, North Carolina; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Houston, Texas. The company has international offices in Beijing, China; Liberia, Costa Rica; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; New Delhi, India; Johannesburg, South Africa; and Bangkok, Thailand.

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