Wilton, CT (PRWEB) August 27, 2012
NEW YORK, August 21, 2012 – For the fifth consecutive year, Inc. magazine today ranked Connolly, Inc. as one 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. Unified Payments tops this year’s list. Connolly also joins Yelp, yogurt maker Chobani, Giftcards.com, KIND and famed hatmaker Tilly’s among other prominent brands featured on this year’s list.
“We should all be proud of the entrepreneurial spirit that continues to permeate Connolly and which has facilitated our growth,” CEO Larry Connolly said. “The fact that we continue to move up on this prestigious list and that we have been counted as one of the fastest-growing companies in the U.S. for our fifth consecutive year is due entirely to the hard work and adherence to our values that permeates Connolly’s culture.”
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.
Connolly’s ranking, at # 3,307, was 195 places higher than last year. 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.
About Connolly - Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, and with offices throughout the U.S., Canada and the U.K., Connolly LLC is the world’s largest provider of recovery auditing services. With more than 1,200 employees serving 130 clients, Connolly reviews more than a trillion transactions annually, recovering nearly a billion dollars a year in overpayments for our clients. Connolly services its clients through three lines of business: Healthcare, Retail, and Commercial.
Connolly was founded in 1979 and currently provides services for 19 of the top 20 U.S. retailers and seven of the top eight healthcare payers. Connolly maintains a 97% customer satisfaction rating and has twice been named “One of the Best Places to Work.”
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Anne Marcus, Public Relations and Marketing