Inc. magazine ranked Coast Professional No. 1,008 on its sixth annual Inc. 500/5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. Coast is an ACA International member based in West Monroe, La. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Coast joins numerous financial services organizations on the list and was ranked No. 57 of the total 247 companies in this category.
Everett Stagg, president/COO, and Brian Davis, CEO/CFO, both attributed the company’s success to the Coast team.
“We are pleased to be recognized by Inc. for our incredible growth over the last three years,” Stagg said. “Our growth is a direct result of our business partners’ loyalty and success in utilizing Coast’s services and our management team’s dedication to exceeding expectations.”
Davis said, “We are very excited to be recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in America by Inc. magazine. It is a genuine honor to be part of this prestigious group of the best and brightest and the credit for this achievement is completely due to the dedication and professionalism of our team. We have the best our industry has to offer and we are thrilled with this latest achievement.”
In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2012 Inc. 500/5000 companies remains an impressive 97 percent. The companies on this year’s list report having created over 400,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $299 billion. 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 http://www.inc.com/5000.
"Now more than ever, we depend on Inc. 500/5000 companies to spur innovation, provide jobs and drive the economy forward,” said Inc. Editor Eric Schurenberg. “Growth companies, not large corporations, are where the action is.”
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