August 20, 2008 - New York, NY
America’s 5,000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies Revealed
The Barbour Group Ranks No. 2334 on the 2008 Inc. 5,000 With Three-Year Sales Growth of 157%
Inc. today ranked The Barbour Group, LLC No. 2234 on its annual ranking of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the country. The Barbour Group ranked No. 19 in the list. The list is the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy – America’s independent-minded entrepreneurs. Taken as a whole, these companies represent the backbone of the U.S. economy.
“Our second annual Inc. 5000 continues the most ambitious project in business journalism,” said Inc. 5000 Project Manager Jim Melloan. “The Inc. 5000 gives an unrivaled portrait of young, underreported companies across all industries doing fascinating things with cutting-edge business models, as well as older companies that are still showing impressive growth.”
- Ranked No. 19 in the Top Insurance Companies
- Ranked No. 28 in the Top 50 Businesses in Baltimore-Towson, MD
The 5000 companies that made the list reported aggregate revenue of $185 billion and median three-year growth of 147 percent. Most important, the 2008 Inc. 5000 companies were engines of job growth, having created more than 826,033 jobs since those companies were founded. Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and a list of the fastest-growing companies that can be sorted by industry and region can be found at www.inc5000.com.
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