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KMI COMPANY TIMELINE
 
1996
 
  • Jack & Conni Kerrigan founded and incorporated Kerrigan Media International in April 1996. The company was started in an upstairs office of their home and run by the owners and one employee, a secretary. All editorial, graphics and sales were outsourced.
  • The first magazine, Military Training Technology (MT2), was launched with Senator John McCain (R-AZ), Chair of the Readiness Subcommittee, as cover and interview of the first issue. The second issue was introduced at I/ITSEC with Brigadier General John Geis, Commander, U.S. Army STRICOM (now called PEO STRI) on the cover.
 
1997
 
  • Kerrigan Media International marks its one-year anniversary.
  • Kerrigan Media adds two other titles to their family of publications: Military Information Technology (MIT) and Military Medical Technology (MMT)MIT’s inaugural issue featured then-Defense Secretary Bill Cohen as cover and interview.
  • Military Training Technology becomes a bi-monthly publication.
  • Hired in-house sales staff for MMT, MT2, and MIT. Also hired a Vice President of Operations. Total number of employees: 4.
  • Sales Revenue: 49% growth from 1997 to 1998.
 
 
1998
 
  • Military Medical Technology becomes a quarterly publication.
  • Military Information Technology increases to 6 issues per year.
  • Hired in-house Art/Graphics Director and Circulation Manager. Total number of employees: 6.
  • Sales Revenue: 21% growth from 1998 to 1999.
 
1999
 
  • Military Medical Technology expands from 4 to 6 issues per year.
  • Hired in-house editorial staff. Total number of employees: 8.
  • Sales Revenue: 29% growth from 1999 to 2000.
 
2000
 
  • Kerrigan Media moves into commercial office space in Rockville, Maryland, as a result of company growth.
  • Military Information Technology expands from 6 to 8 issues per year.
  • Total number of employees: 9.
  • Sales Revenue: 20% growth from 2000 to 2001.
 
2001
 
  • Kerrigan Media marks its five-year anniversary.
  • Military Information Technology magazine expands from 8 to 10 issues per year.
  • Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) asks Kerrigan Media to publish its annual Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization Contracts Guide.
  • Total number of Employees: 12
  • Sales Revenue: 7% growth from 2001 to 2002.
 
2002
 
  • Military Information Technology expands from 6 to 8 issues per year.
  • Total number of Employees: 13.
  • Sales Revenue: 7% growth from 2002 to 2003.
 
2003
 
  • Kerrigan Media International moves to larger office space in the Ward Building, 1300 Piccard Drive, Suite 300, in Rockville, Maryland.
  • Military Geospatial Technology (MGT) and Special Operations Technology (SOTECH) magazines are added to Kerrigan Media’s family of publications as their 4th and 5th titles.
  • In-house trade show manager hired. 
  • Total number of employees: 13.
  • Sales revenue: 23% growth from 2003 to 2004.
 
2004
 
  • Military Geospatial Technology becomes a quarterly publication.
  • Special Operations Technology expands from 5 to 8 issues.
  • Rep. Rick Larsen (D-WA), held up Military Medical Technology magazine while introducing Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence Stephen A. Cambone, the featured cover personality, who on August 11, 2004, testified before the House Armed Services Committee on the implications of the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission on the Department of Defense. The hearing is also aired on C-SPAN.
  • Total number of employees: 17.
  • Sales Revenue: 2% growth from 2004 to 2005.
 
2005
 
  • Total number of Employees: 20.
  • Sales Revenue: 11% growth from 2005 to 2006.
 
2006
 
  • Kerrigan Media International marks its ten-year anniversary.
  • Military Advanced Education (MAE) magazine becomes Kerrigan Media’s 6th title.
  • Kerrigan Media publishes “KMI’s Congressional Collection,” a compilation of insights on the current issues facing today’s armed services written by Congressional representatives from key committees and subcommittees.
  • Total number of Employees: 20.
  
2007
 
  • Kerrigan Media publishes Military Logistics Forum (MLF), its 7th title.
  • Military Advanced Education expands to 5 issues.
  • Total number of employees: 23.
 
2008
 
  • Kerrigan Media International begins doing business as KMI Media Group.
  • KMI launches its 8th title, Military Space & Missile Forum (MSMF). .
  • Special Operations Technology expands from 8 to 9 issues.
  • Hired an in-house Marketing & Online Director. Total number of employees: 30.
  • KMI Media Group moves to new office space located at 15800 Crabbs Branch Way, Suite 300, in Rockville, Maryland. The new office is 2,300 square feet larger than their previous space to accommodate KMI’s continued growth and plans for future expansion.
 
2009
 
  • Military Space & Missile Forum expands from 3 to 6 issues per year. 
  • Hired a Vice President of Sales and Marketing. 
  • Military Logistics Forum expands from 6 to 10 issues per year. 
  • KMI launches its 9th title, U.S. Coast Guard Forum (CGF).

 

2010

  • Military Advanced Education expands to 10 issues per year.
  • KMI launches its 10th title, Ground Combat Technology (GCT).
  • Kirk Brown, formerly Vice President of Sales and Marketing, is named Publisher of KMI Media Group.
  • KMI Media Group expands its office space by more than 50% to accomodate company growth.

 

2011

  • The company marks its 15-year anniversary.
  • Military Training Technology expands from 6 to 8 issues per year.
  • KMI launches its 11th title, Tactical ISR Technology (TISR). 

 

2012

  • KMI launches its 12th title, Border & CBRNE Defense (BCD)