Pherson Associates LLC  
1892 Preston White Drive, Suite 300
Reston, Virginia 20191 
(703) 390-9900
(703) 390-9955
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Chief Executive Officer:
Katherine H. Pherson
Randolph H. Pherson
Chief Operating Officer:
Jeffrey A. Friedman
Business Focus:
Pherson Associates LLC, a woman-owned small business, was founded in 2003. The company has prime contracts to provide training, mentoring and consulting services to major intelligence community agencies and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Pherson Associates is a national thought leader in developing and teaching structured analytic techniques. It specializes in building analytic communities with tools and techniques that substantially reduce error rates, especially in cognitive processes. Pherson Associates instructors have developed and taught courses in analytic techniques, critical thinking, writing and briefing skills and other topics across the intelligence community and in the private sector.
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Business Categories:
  • Analytic Services
  • Education
  • Training
Small Business Status:
  • Woman Owned
NAICS Industry:
  • Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services
  • All Other Miscellaneous Schools and Instruction
  • All Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
  • Educational Support Services
  • International Affairs
  • National Security
  • Other General Government Support
  • Other Management Consulting Services
  • Other Scientific and Technical Consulting Services
  • Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities