Richmond, Virginia (PRWEB) October 19, 2006 -–
Amentra, Inc., an industry leading business and technology consulting firm, today announced that it ranked Number 465 on the 2006 Deloitte Technology Fast 500, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications and life sciences companies in North America. Rankings are based on percentage revenue growth over five years, from 2001–2005. Amentra grew 237 percent during this period.
Amentra’s CEO Matt Ernst attributes its rapid growth to the core development of a strong foundation and culture that is committed to delivering consistent results for its clients and industry partners and rewarding career growth opportunities for its employees. He said, “Amentra originally set out to build a company that could sustain and foster fast paced growth over a long period of time, so to be a Fast 500 company heading into our seventh year and to receive this national award in each of our first two years of eligibility is recognition that our plan is working. We are honored to be among the fastest growing technology companies in all of the U.S. and Canada for the second year in a row.”
"Making Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 is commendable in today’s highly competitive technology industry," said Tony Kern, deputy managing principal of Deloitte’s Technology, Media & Telecommunications industry practice. "We congratulate Amentra on being one of the 500 fastest growing technology companies in North America."
In addition to ranking on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500, Amentra ranked 35 on the Virginia Technology Fast 50, which is a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology firms in Virginia.
Fast 500 Selection and Qualifying Criteria
The Fast 500 ranks the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications and life sciences companies in North America. It is compiled from Deloitte’s 16 regional North American Fast 50 programs, nominations submitted directly to the Fast 500, and public company database research. Companies are selected based on percentage revenue growth from 2001 to 2005.
Entrants must own proprietary intellectual property or proprietary technology that contributes to a significant portion of the company's operating revenues or devote a significant proportion of revenues to research and development of technology. Using other companies' technology or intellectual property in a unique way does not qualify. Base-year operating revenues must be at least $50,000 USD or $75,000 CD, and current-year operating revenues must be at least $5 million USD or CD. Companies must be in business a minimum of five years, and they must be headquartered within North America.
About Amentra, Inc.
Amentra, Inc. offers a distinctively different approach to business and IT consulting. By helping clients deploy mission critical business systems through a formal, experience proven mentoring and software development program, Amentra has earned industry accolades for combining two areas that have historically been separate service offerings into a single solution: deliverable-based project solutions integrated with IT Mentoring. Amentra specializes in expertise in retail, insurance, healthcare, pharmaceutical, telecommunications, finance, and government. Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, Amentra also has regional offices in Washington, DC, Charlotte, NC and Tampa, FL. Current expansion includes Philadelphia, PA. Amentra's web address is http://www.amentra.com.
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