Who We Are
Our Unique Approach is Built Around One Set of Goals—To Help Our Clients and Employees: Prepare. Protect. Prosper.
A Trusted Partner in a Mission-Critical World
Founded in 2003, Chameleon is a well-established firm based in St. Louis, Missouri. We provide high-quality IT services to government agencies and commercial companies. We’ve grown our organization to become a small business leader because of our consistent, sustained focus on delivering optimized operations, mission-aligned IT capabilities, and transformational results for our clients. We’re pleased to report that, over the last fifteen years, we’ve been placed four times on Inc. Magazine’s 5000 Fastest Growing Companies list.
We operate a mature Program Management Office (PMO) that is ISO 9001: 2015 Certified, ensuring the highest levels of sustained and repeatable quality. Our expertise in operations management, quality systems, data operations, and cybersecurity has earned us a Top Secret Facility Clearance (DSS approved Top Secret), and we secure some of the most sensitive data for the Department of Defense and other U.S. federal government agencies.
We have an excellent record of performance success, because our client’s mission is always our focus.
We strive to be the trusted advisor and information technology services firm that clients choose to successfully solve their complex challenges in today’s complex operating environments. By achieving this vision, we help our clients and employees: Prepare. Protect. Prosper.
We are confidently committed to service excellence and a solutions-oriented mindset. We remain caring and flexible in order to create, and strengthen, trusted relationships with our clients, employees, stakeholders, and community.
We bridge the gap between strategic vision and functional delivery by deploying transformational results to our clients. We nurture the development of our employees’ careers so that we can all build, and keep a strong team. We strive to empower both our clients and our employees to grow and succeed by delivering Chameleon’s excellence at every interaction.
We analyze and agree on a project plan by utilizing our depth of experience, best-practices, and benchmarking in our discovery process, in order to exceed the requirements of today’s mission, and plan for the future.
We code and deliver by strategically aligning our capabilities and partnerships with our client’s mission and we build our cybersecurity best practices into every capability—from zero.
We perform and innovate by ensuring that our client’s mission serves as our North Star—while we apply our thought leadership and vision with a keen eye on the future.
Our sustained focus on delivering optimized operations, mission-aligned IT capabilities and transformational results for our clients has enabled us to achieve dramatic growth and transform into a solutions provider focused on IT modernization, cybersecurity and cloud services.
We’ve focused on projects across numerous sectors of the U.S. Federal Government including the U.S. Department of Defense, branches of the U.S. military, and other government agencies. We are Minority Owned (MBE) and Small Disadvantaged (SDB) certified, and we’re a graduate of the Small Business Administration 8(a) Business Development program. We operate a mature Program Management Office (PMO) that is ISO 9001: 2015 certified, and are NIST compliant. Our headquarters are located in St. Louis, Missouri, with satellite locations in the National Capital Region; Belleville, Illinois; and Montgomery, Alabama.
Our founders, Jeff Kelley and Drew Acree, chose the name “Chameleon” for its agility and unique ability to transform itself in an ever-changing environment. Their founding vision was based on a solid understanding that information technology capabilities, and trusted partners, must demonstrate the same instinctual abilities of a chameleon: the intelligent and intuitive ability to thrive in an ever-changing world.
Our team members are highly skilled, and work in high-security, mission-critical environments all day, every day. Our senior leadership is passionate and committed to our corporate vision, and our operational staff is ready and able to execute the most complex mission requirements. The creation of strategic, service and solution partnerships has broadened our capabilities and helped to create the nationally recognized growth firm we have become, featured on Inc. Magazine’s 5000 Fastest Growing Companies list four times in the years 2010, 2011, 2016, 2017.