BETHESDA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Clovis, a division of Eliassen Group, a leading technology staffing and consulting services firm, today announced its place on Inc. magazine’s fifth annual Inc. 500|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. This is Clovis’ sixth consecutive year on the list, ranking #1623 and achieving a three-year growth of 168%.
“As a recent addition to the Eliassen Group family, Clovis has supported our mission to position leading professionals in the right roles that will continue to fuel our recovering economy,” said Dave MacKeen, Chief Executive Officer, Eliassen Group, Clovis’ parent company. “Clovis’ expertise in key markets like government has enabled them to not only remain competitive over the past year, but routinely establish themselves as one of the fastest-growing tech staffing firms in the U.S.”
In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2011 Inc. 500|5000 companies remains an impressive 94 percent. The companies on this year’s list report having created 350,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $366 billion, up 14 percent from last year.
“We are honored to be recognized by Inc. for the sixth year in a row,” said Greg Diamond, President, Clovis. “Now backed by the Eliassen Group, we anticipate further growth and success in helping to fill critical job placements across the our sectors.”
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/5000.
“Now, more than ever, we depend on Inc. 500|5000 companies to spur innovation, provide jobs, and drive the economy forward. Growth companies, not large corporations, are where the action is,” says Inc. magazine Editor Jane Berentson.
The 2011 Inc. 500 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2007 to 2010. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2007. Additionally, they had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2010. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2007 is $100,000; the minimum for 2010 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 www.inc.com/500.
About Inc. Magazine
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures LLC, Inc. (www.inc.com) is the only major business magazine dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies that delivers real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. With a total paid circulation of 710,106, Inc. provides hands-on tools and market-tested strategies for managing people, finances, sales, marketing, and technology. Visit us online at www.inc.com.
About the Inc. 500|5000 Conference
Each year, Inc. and Inc.com celebrate the remarkable achievements of today’s entrepreneurial superstars—the privately held small businesses that drive our economy. The Inc. 500|5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony brings together members of the Inc. community, both a new class of Inc. 500|5000 honorees and the list’s alumni, for three days of powerful networking, inspired learning, and momentous celebration. Please join us September 22–24, 2011, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland, located minutes from downtown Washington, D.C. For more information about the 2011 Inc. 500|5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony and to register, visit www.inc500conference.com or call 866-901-3205.
About Clovis / Eliassen Group
Clovis is a division of Eliassen Group which is headquartered in Wakefield, Mass. We are a leading technology staffing and consulting services firm with practices in Agile, Government Services, Workforce Management and Life Sciences. Since 1989, we have provided talented professionals and outstanding consulting services for our clients nationwide in industries including Healthcare/Pharmaceutical, Financial Services, Government, Education, Retail and Software Development. (www.eliassen.com) (www.clovisgroup.com). Our eClinical Solutions division takes a strategic approach to managing clinical trial data by combining data management with statistical programming, reporting and customized training solutions integrated with a clinical data repository to deliver a complete end-to-end data management solution. (www.eclinicalsol.com). For more information, please contact us at 800-354-2773.