Cybersecurity company Novacoast is relocating its corporate headquarters from California to Wichita, Kansas. The project is expected to create 100 jobs.
In February, the company pened a 9,700 square-foot Security Operations Center in downtown Wichita, employing approximately 40 employees.
“We’ve been impressed with Wichita,” said Paul Anderson, CEO of Novacoast Inc. “One year ago, we expanded our presence to the area, and we’ve come to realize the incredible potential in the city and its people. This is where we want to grow our company, officially naming Wichita as our global headquarters.”
Novacoast has built key recruiting relationships with the Air National Guard at McConnell Air Force Base and with education partners such as Wichita State University; Friends University; Butler Community College; and Envision Inc., a blind and visually impaired workforce innovation center.
“Novacoast’s decision to move their headquarters to Kansas is further validation that Kansas is the nation’s best place to do business,” Lieutenant Governor and Commerce Secretary David Toland said. “The new jobs and training opportunities in advanced cybersecurity provided by Novacoast reinforce our state’s position as an innovation leader.”
Many of Novacoast’s customers are highly regulated global firms, including global banks and health care and energy companies. Its subsidiary, Novacoast Federal, provides services to agencies such as NASA, U.S. Patent & Trademark, IRS, and the Federal Reserve System, among others.