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About CRI

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

Founded in 2002 by Scott Dillard and his late father Johnny Dillard, PhD, a retired Marine Corps Officer, Vietnam Veteran and Army National Guard Lieutenant Colonel, the two worked to build CRI from a Service-Disabled, Veteran Owned Small Business to the large federal contractor, small business mentor and recognized industry leader it has become today. The company has multiple locations across North America, including headquarters in Lowell, Arkansas, and a Washington, D.C.-metro office.

Core Values

To be a premier provider of customized service solutions for our clients, employing our core values of integrity, loyalty and excellence.


INTEGRITY – We conduct our business in accordance with the highest standards of professional behavior and ethics.


LOYALTY – We are committed to the success of our customers, partners and employees and strive to earn loyalty by being trustworthy, reliable and honest.


EXCELLENCE – We demand excellence in every aspect of business. From our employees to our business partners, we are dedicated to delivering excellence in all we do.

Contract Vehicles

  • 8(a) STARS II – # GS00Q17GWD2300
  • GSA Schedule 36 – # 47QSMA19D08PP


  • ISO 27001
  • GLBR

Company Codes

  • CAGE Code 3SZE0
  • DUNS 066493946
  • TIN 51-0353006