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MAXIMUS Charitable Foundation Appoints New Chairman

03/05/2009

RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MAXIMUS (NYSE:MMS) announced today that John Boyer, PhD, President and General Manager of MAXIMUS Federal Services, has been appointed as Board Chairman of the MAXIMUS Charitable Foundation. Mr. Boyer succeeds, Lou Chappuie, Sr. who has retired after eight years of dedicated service. During his tenure, Mr. Chappuie led the Foundation’s efforts to award more than $1 million in monetary grants to more than 225 non-profit organizations across the country.

Established in 2000, the MAXIMUS Foundation enables MAXIMUS to give back to local communities throughout the United States. The Foundation awards cash grants twice a year to programs aligned with its mission to help disadvantaged populations achieve self-sufficiency and personal growth. Funding is provided by MAXIMUS and its employees.

“In these difficult financial times, the work of the Foundation and the importance of charitable giving are even greater,” said MAXIMUS CEO Richard Montoni. “We are deeply grateful for Lou’s years of leadership, and I look forward to working with John in another capacity as the Foundation works to support charitable programs that provide critical services to disadvantaged families.”

MAXIMUS is a leading provider of government services and is devoted to providing health and human services program management and consulting services to its clients. The Company has more than 6,000 employees located in more than 220 offices in the United States, Canada and Australia. Additionally, MAXIMUS is included in the Russell 2000 Index and the S&P SmallCap 600 Index.

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