NEW YORK and Woburn MA, August 12, 2015 — Inc. magazine today ranked Carlson Management Consulting no. 553 on its 34th annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Companies such as Yelp, Pandora, Timberland, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, LinkedIn, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 5000.
“We are thrilled to be ranked 553 on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies. Our success is a result of the hard work and professionalism of our team and our commitment to delivering exceptional financial solutions and services to our clients,” stated Ethan Carlson, founder and CEO of Carlson Management Consulting. “As we execute on our growth strategy, we will continue to invest in human capital, innovation, and partnerships as we deliver high-value solutions to our broadening customer base.”
The 2015 Inc. 5000, unveiled online at Inc.com, is the most competitive crop in the list’s history. The average company on the list achieved a mind-boggling three-year growth of 490%. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue is $205 billion, generating 647,000 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. Carlson Management Consulting’s Inc. 5000 profile can be found at http://www.inc.com/profile/carlson-management-consulting. In addition to its national ranking, Carlson ranks as the #15 fastest growing private Massachusetts company. Since its initial listing notification, Carlson’s growth has continued at a rapid rate and headcount is now 15.
“The story of this year’s Inc. 5000 is the story of great leadership. In an incredibly competitive business landscape, it takes something extraordinary to take your company to the top,” says Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief Eric Schurenberg. “You have to remember that the average company on the Inc. 5000 grew nearly six-fold since 2012. Business owners don’t achieve that kind of success by accident.”
The annual Inc. 5000 event honoring all the companies on the list will be held from October 21 through 23, 2015 in Orlando. Speakers include some of the greatest entrepreneurs of this and past generations, such as Marcus Lemonis, host of the CNBC show “The Profit,” Robert Herjavec, one of the main “sharks” on ABC-TV’s “Shark Tank,” KIND Founder and CEO Daniel Lubetzky, and Co-Founder of Goodshop.com JJ Ramberg.
About Carlson Management Consulting
Carlson Management Consulting is an award-winning Cloud solutions and services firm, serving a growing list of customers nationwide. We deliver ‘best in class’ SaaS Corporate Performance Management (CPM), Financial Close and Automation, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions and value-added consulting services to organizations of all sizes. With deep finance and technology expertise, we help customers gain operational and cost efficiencies by moving critical business processes to the Cloud, while reducing IT overheads. Our customers benefit from improved insight and decision-making by leveraging the value of quality, real-time data for business intelligence and forward-focused planning. As acknowledged thought leaders in finance and technology, we are frequent speakers at industry conferences, seminars and events.
More about Inc. and the Inc. 500|5000
The 2015 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2011 to 2014. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2011. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent–not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies–as of December 31, 2014. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2011 is $100,000; the minimum for 2014 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/5000.
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The Inc. 500|5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list of the nation’s most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. The Inc. 5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony is an annual event that celebrates their remarkable achievements. The event also offers informative workshops, celebrated keynote speakers, and evening functions.
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