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Central Research Inc. (CRI) provides management and financial service solutions to federal, state and commercial sectors.

What was founded in 2002 as a Service-Disabled, Veteran Owned Small Business has since grown to become a large federal contractor, small business mentor and recognized industry leader with multiple locations across North America, including our headquarters in Lowell, Arkansas, and our Washington, D.C.-metro office.

Our success reflects our ability to offer quality customized solutions in a client-focused environment. Through our values-driven culture, we’re focused on providing a best-in-class experience.

Professional & Administrative

Professional & Administrative

  • Portfolio Program & Project Management
  • Quality Management & Process Improvement
  • Contract & Acquisition Management
  • Conference Planning & Setup
  • Logistics Training Support
Records and Financial Management

Records & Information Management

  • Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Lifecycle
  • Litigation Support, Privacy Act
  • Mail, Digital Mail Operations
  • Document Production Services
  • Electronic Records Management Solutions
Financial Management Services

Financial Management Services

  • Improper Payment Solutions
  • Call Center & Debt Collections
  • Budget Analysis
  • Death & Incarceration
  • Locator/Skip Tracing
Information Technology Services

Information Technology Services

  • End User Services
  • IT Facilities Management
  • Infrastructure Administration
  • Enterprise Security Operations
  • Application Development & Support