• Metris Global establishes new global headquarters in Orlando, Florida, becomes Soft Landing client of the UCF Business Incubator at Research Park
  • Metris coincides move to Orlando with inaugural participation at I/ITSEC 2022

Orlando, Florida – November 28, 2022 – Metris Global (“Metris”), a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business, committed to delivering the most effective, most comprehensive array of organizational and human performance improvement solutions, announced this week the relocation of its global headquarters to Orlando, Florida, and its acceptance into the University of Central Florida (UCF) Business Incubation Program.

The UCF Business Incubation Program offers help for growing businesses throughout Central Florida, stretching from Daytona Beach to Kissimmee. The program specifically targets companies with the ability to scale in size, adding jobs to the local region. In addition, the program specializes in helping businesses looking to expand or relocate to Central Florida.

“We have experienced steady growth since our founding and have built incredibly valuable relationships within the services of the Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security,” said Thomas Heckens, CEO of Metris Global.  “As we continue to grow and expand our services, however, it became increasingly clear that Orlando was where we needed to be. Becoming part of the Team Orlando community, along with our acceptance into the UCF Business Incubation Program, will play an important role in our company’s future growth.”

Founded in 2011, Metris Global is dedicated to helping its clients achieve an extraordinary level of individual and organizational excellence. The company’s Advanced Agile Performance Improvement methodologies are scalable to ensure improved work performance and outcomes – no matter how complex the environment, or mundane the task. As the prime contractor for the United States Coast Guard Training and Analysis Support Services (TASS) contract, currently serving servicemembers at eight Coast Guard bases coast-to-coast, Metris has proven experience supporting all branches of the military including several divisions of the Department of Defense.

“Metris Global is a significant addition to our hub of businesses who are focused on providing modeling, simulation and training services to our military and other customers,” says Carol Ann Logue, director, programs & operations, Innovation Districts & Incubation Program, University of Central Florida. “One of their strengths is their extensive work with the U.S. Coast Guard to provide training and support services. Metris bringing that relationship and connectivity to the local community presents tremendous opportunities for the region.”

In conjunction with the company’s move to Orlando and its membership in the UCF Business Incubation Program, Metris will be exhibiting, booth 2491, at its first Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC), November 28 – December 1, 2022.

Metris plans to fill all future strategic administrative positions in Orlando, including business development, finance, human resources, program and contract management, marketing, and others.


About Metris Global

Founded in 2011, Metris Global, a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business, is committed to delivering the most effective, most comprehensive array of organizational and human performance improvement solutions – no matter how complex the environment or mundane the task. Based on identified and measurable needs, Metris leverages a talented team of internal subject matter experts and partner networks to provide customized, scalable performance improvement solutions, tailored instruction, and comprehensive program management to ensure improved work performance and outcomes.

More than just training, the Metris Global Approach pairs Agile with proven Human Performance Technology methodologies to provide customized performance improvement solutions proven to achieve an extraordinary level of individual and organizational excellence. To learn more about Metris Global, visit metrisglobal.com.

About the UCF Business Incubation Program:

The University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program is a community resource that provides early-stage companies with the tools, training and infrastructure to become financially stable, high growth/impact enterprises. Since 1999, this award-winning program has provided vital business development resources resulting in over 300 local startup companies reaching their potential faster and graduating into the community where they continue to grow and positively impact the local economy.

With eight facilities throughout the region, the UCF Business Incubation Program is an economic development partnership between the University of Central Florida, the Corridor, Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Volusia Counties, and the cities of Kissimmee, Orlando and Winter Springs. For the 2017/2018 fiscal years, the activities of these participating firms have helped to sustain more than 6,725 local jobs and have had a cumulative impact of over $725 million on regional GDP and over $1.3 billion on regional sales. During the same period, the program has returned more than $12.00 in state and local taxes for every $1.00 invested in the program. In addition, for every $1.00 of public investment the firms also produced $118 of additional regional GDP and $226 of regional sales.  For more information, visit www.incubator.ucf.edu


Metris Global – Amy Romano, a.romano@lambert.com, 480.577.9989

UCF Business Incubator Program – Carol Ann Dykes Logue, carolann.dykeslogue@ucf.edu, 407.635.9882 or Alan Byrd, alan@byrdconnections.com, 407.415.8470