Gainesville, VA (PRWEB) September 10, 2012
Curry's Auto Service, headquartered in Gainesville, Virginia, has been named for the second year to the Washington Business Journal's list of the 50 Fastest Growing Companies in the Washington, DC area.
The Washington Business Journal recognizes companies with at least three years of consecutive revenue growth for their annual Fastest Growing Companies awards. Participating companies must have more than $2 million in revenue in 2009 and more than $10 million in revenue in 2011 to qualify. Growth must be consecutive year-over-year. The winners will be profiled in a special supplement in the Oct. 5-11 edition of the Washington Business Journal.
Curry's Auto Service recorded revenues of $17.1 million in 2011, an increase of $7.1 million or 41 percent over its revenues of $10 million in 2009.
Curry’s Auto Service is one of the largest independent auto service and repair shops in the Washington, DC area, with nine locations in Northern Virginia and Maryland. Curry's services more than 4500 customers each month at its shops in Alexandria, Arlington, Chantilly, Dulles, Fairfax City, Falls Church, Gainesville, Gaithersburg and Great Falls/Reston. As part of its growth strategy, Curry's opened three new stores in 2011.
"We will continue our expansion with the opening of a new shop in Leesburg, Virginia, by the end of 2012," says Matt Curry, founder and CEO of Curry's Auto Service.
In August, Curry's Auto Service was named to the Inc 5000 list for the third consecutive year. With a three-year growth rate of 117 percent from 2008 to 2011, Curry's Auto Service has advanced 1781 points to #2191 in the 2012 list – from #3972 when it was first honored in 2010. Curry's was listed at #2930 in 2011. Curry’s Auto Service was the ranked the 126th fastest growing business in Consumer Products and Services Industries.
Companies on the 2012 Inc. 5000 list are ranked according to percentage revenue growth from 2008 through 2011. With revenues of $17.1 million in 2011, Curry's Auto Service recorded an increase of $8.9 million - or 117 percent - over its revenues of $7.4 million in 2008.
Earlier this year, Curry's Auto Service was recognized as a finalist for the Washington Area Jefferson Awards for Public Service. Matt and Judy Curry, co-founders of Curry's Auto Service, have donated their time and money, totaling over $300,000, to 57 national and regional charitable groups, churches, parent-teacher associations and youth athletic clubs since they started their company in 1997. Curry's was also a 2012 finalist for the area's Apollo Awards for best practices in employee development.
About Curry’s Auto Service
Founded by Matt and Judy Curry in 1997, Curry's Auto Service was named "2010 Top Shop" by Motor Age Magazine. In June 2010, Curry's Auto Service was chosen by the readers of Northern Virginia Magazine as "Best Auto Repair Shop" in Northern Virginia. In addition, Curry’s has received the highest AAA ratings in the country for customer satisfaction.
Curry's Auto Service offers full service auto repair, maintenance and tire services with ASE certified technicians and Curry's state of the art equipment. Curry's sells tires as part of the Tire Pros Network, the largest network of independent tire dealers in the US. Curry's is also a Bosch Authorized Repair Dealer and their diagnostic and electronic service and repair expertise set them apart from their competitors. In 2009, Curry’s Auto Service was the first auto service facility in Virginia to receive the AskPatty "female friendly facility" certification. As part of this program, Curry’s customers have access to an online community providing impartial advice to women on auto purchases, repairs and maintenance.
For more information on Curry's Auto Service, visit http://www.currysauto.com