23 local firms make Inc. Magazine’s fastest growing companies list
Need Supply Company’s retail store at 3100 W. Cary St. The company was ranked 725 on the Inc. 5000. (Photo by Michael Schwartz)
A Chester car wash chain. A trendy Carytown retailer. A dog treat manufacturer and a home theater installer.
A diverse set of 23 Richmond area businesses were named this week among the 5,000 fastest growing companies in the U.S.
The annual Inc. 500 and Inc. 5000 lists were released Tuesday ranking firms’ revenue growth over a period from 2009 through 2012.
Top on the list locally was Genesis Consulting Partners, a local IT firm that boasted a 1,601 percent increase in revenue during the three year period and snagged the 272nd spot on Inc.’s list. Its total revenue in 2012 was $12.2 million.
Genesis was the only Richmond company with four-digit revenue growth from 2010 to 2012.
At 1,816 on the list, local trucking company Estes Forwarding Worldwide far outpaced the rest of the Richmond pack in total revenue last year with $103.6 million. That marked a jump from $89.3 million in 2011.
Fifteen of the 23 Richmond firms on this year’s list were back for the second year in a row. Four of those moved up in the rankings. Twenty-eight local companies made it last year.
Continue reading, and see the complete list on the Richmond Biz Sense website.