Company Overview
Central Research, Inc. (CRI)
Central Research, Inc. is a Center for Veterans Enterprise (CVE) certified, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), and is Vietnam-Veteran Owned. CRI has offices and program locations in eight states and provides services to seventeen different federal and state agencies and organizations. With business operations since 2006, CRI is one of the fastest growing small business federal contractors in the country over the last three years and has been on the INC 5000 fastest growing private companies list for the past six years.

Our company was co-founded by Johnny Dillard, PhD, a retired Marine Corps officer and Army National Guard Lieutenant Colonel and his son, Scott Dillard, MBA. Dr. Dillard and Scott Dillard have worked to build Central Research into a strong, vibrant business dedicated to employing Veterans and disabled Veterans. Our growth and success reflects our commitment to deliver customized business solutions in a quality and customer-focused environment.

Headquartered in Northwest Arkansas, we successfully manage contracts nationwide. CRI has cutting edge specialized services and solutions in multiple disciplines. Our Financial Services and Solutions include: Contact/Call Center and Fee and Debt Collection Services, and Fraud, Waste, Abuse & Improper Payment Reduction. Our Management and Professional Solutions include services such as: Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), Privacy Act (PA), Legal/Paralegal and Litigation Support, Records and Document Management, Program and Project Management, and Contract Administration. CRI’s Data and Information Technology Solutions include: Data Management and Analytics, Specialized Information Technology Support, and Systems Engineering and Integration. We also offer Logistics and Life Cycle Support Services such as: Logistics and Warehousing and Mail Operations.

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Company Summary
Central Research, Inc.
Number of Employees
(479) 419-5456
106 North Bloomington Street
Lowell, AR