Inc. Magazine Unveils Its 37th Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies — the Inc. 5000
DRT Strategies, Inc. listed on the Inc. 5000 for 9th consecutive year, ranking No. 3273 with three-year revenue growth of 120 percent.
New York, NY – August 27, 2018 – Inc. magazine today revealed that DRT Strategies, Inc. (DRT) (www.drtstrategies.com) is No. 3273 on its 37th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. Honoring the company for an impressive ninth consecutive year, Inc. recognized DRT as “one of the fastest growing technology and strategy companies in the country.”
The Inc. 5000 represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.
“Being recognized in the Inc. 5000 is an honor and an opportunity to celebrate the exceptional work of all DRTers” commented Susan Kidd, CEO at DRT Strategies. “The contributions they make are important and truly valuable to our clients, to our country, and to each other. I am grateful for every DRTer as they face and overcome challenges every day, stay focused on delivering high value solutions and work together as a team.”
Not only have the companies on the 2018 Inc. 5000 been very competitive within their markets, but the list as a whole, also shows staggering growth compared with prior lists. The 2018 Inc. 5000 achieved an astounding three-year average growth of 538.2 percent, and a median rate of 171.8 percent. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue was $206.1 billion in 2017, accounting for 664,095 jobs over the past three years.
Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000 .
“If your company is on the Inc. 5000, it’s unparalleled recognition of your years of hard work and sacrifice,” says Inc. editor in chief James Ledbetter. “The lines of business may come and go, or come and stay. What doesn’t change is the way entrepreneurs create and accelerate the forces that shape our lives.”
The annual Inc. 5000 event honoring the companies on the list will be held October 17 to 19, 2018, at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort, in San Antonio, Texas. As always, speakers include some of the greatest innovators and business leaders of our generation.
DRT Strategies, Inc. (DRT) is a leading management and technology firm providing information technology (IT) solutions, health IT services, program management and financial management solutions to federal agencies and enterprise clients in the technology and financial services sectors. The company is an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Consulting Partner, holds an ISO 9001 certification and has achieved CMMI-DEV Level 3. DRT is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, with offices in Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Maryland, Atlanta, Georgia, and Kansas City, Missouri. More information on the company can be found at www.drtstrategies.com.
The 2018 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2014 and 2017. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2014. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2017. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2014 is $100,000; the minimum for 2017 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at http://www.inc.com/inc5000.
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The Inc. 5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. The Inc. 5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony is an annual event that celebrates the remarkable achievements of these companies. The event also offers informative workshops, celebrated keynote speakers, and evening functions.
For more information on Inc. and the Inc. 5000 Conference, visit http://conference.inc.com.