Inc. Magazine Unveils its Annual Exclusive List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc.500|5000

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Centuria Corporation Ranks Number 3,878 on the 2012 Inc. 500|5000 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 40%

Inc. magazine today ranked Centuria Corporation number 3,878 on its sixth 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.

“We are proud of the hard work that has led to our fifth consecutive appearance on this list,” said Centuria Founder and CEO, Kevin Burke. “We have an incredibly talented and dedicated team whose work on critical federal programs enables us to maintain our year over year fast growth. We look forward to continuing this growth rate as we take on larger, more complex program support for our government customers.”

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. Growth companies, not large corporations, are where the action is,” says Inc. Editor Eric Schurenberg.

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Methodology
The 2012 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2008 to 2011. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2008. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2011. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2008 is $100,000; the minimum for 2011 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 http://www.inc.com/500.

About Centuria
The Centuria was the pivotal element of the Roman army whose capability drove the success of the Legions. Honoring that legacy, Centuria Corporation partners with our government customers to provide expert support for the management and execution of National programs.

As a privately held, Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business, Centuria is able to quickly and easily adapt to changing program requirements. Drawing on almost a decade of experience in the federal market and experience as a prime contractor, Centuria applies proven management methodology to all engagements. Core capabilities include engineering and scientific services, software development lifecycle, program management, and complex administrative support. For more information go to http://www.centuria.com.

About Inc.
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 6,000,000 today. For more information, visit http://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 October 3–5, 2011, at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Arizona. For more information about the 2012 Inc. 500|5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony and to register, visit http://www.inc500conference.com or call 866-901-3205.

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