Critical 1 Consulting, Inc.
P.O. Box 4188
Clarksburg, WV

Ph. 304.657.4258
Fax 866.292.7763

James T. Smith, Principal

Critical 1 Consulting, Inc.


Critical 1 Consulting, Inc. has partnered with some of the finest companies in their areas of expertise. This represents another reason why Critical 1 Consulting is proud of its continued success in satisfying one customer after the other.


Institute for Scientific Research, Inc. performs  cutting-edge research across a variety of scientific  and engineering disciplines. Their people participate  in world-class projects from concept through development,  in some of today’s most fascinating scientific  fields.

ISR customers include NASA, the  U.S. Department of Defense, the U.S. Department  of Homeland Security, Air Force Research Lab,  Office of Naval Research, National Oceanic &  Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of  Energy, National Air and Space Intelligence Center,  National Science Foundation, Carnegie Mellon University,  Booz Allen Hamilton, and Ball Aerospace &  Technology Corporation.

ISR believes in offering a workplace environment that cultivates  fresh ideas and discoveries from among a distinguished staff of scientists, engineers, mathematicians, physicists, informational technology specialists, and support staff.


Telcordia Applied Research's mission is to be a source of competitive advantage to Telcordia by leveraging critical talent and a culture of innovation and technical excellence. The Telcordia Applied Research area, headed by Adam Drobot, is home to about 300 researchers spanning a range of technical expertise from software engineering to optical networking.


VentureRAMP, Inc. is a technology commercialization firm delivering licensing, market research and business development services to universities, R&D labs, large corporations, and a few select start-ups.


The  West Virginia High Technology Consortium Foundation is a vibrant, national  technology organization driven by knowledge, excellence and innovation rooted  in West Virginia values and offering a SPECTRUM of global capabilities.  The WVHTC Foundation, based in Fairmont,W.Va., is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization functioning as an engine of economic change for growing a statewide, regional and national high-tech business sector. The Foundation has established a multi-faceted approach to maximize economic development, commercialization and workforce development. In addition to its Fairmont office, the Foundation also has offices in Glenville, Moundsville and Wheeling.


Information Research Corporation (IRC) is one of the top IT development and integration firms in West Virginia.   IRC was awarded the 2006 Small Business of the Year Award by the Marion County Chamber of Commerce.   IRC's capabilities span the entire IT value chain, from basic infrastructure support to the architectural design, integration and implementation of mission critical applications, enterprise architectures, and network centric systems. IRC also has experience in the area of  federal government solutions for training and performance. IRC's experience includes design, development, and implementation of customized training programs for front-line workers, knowledge workers, and various other audiences. IRC's knowledge and experiences include program management, instructional design, and multimedia development.

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