TUCSON (PRWEB) November 01, 2013
Inc. magazine ranked J.D. Mellberg Financial in its second annual Inc. Hire Power Awards, identifying the 437 private businesses that have generated the most jobs in the past 18 months.
J.D. Mellberg Financial increased their full time employee count by 80% to 84, placing it among the top 15 private business job creators within the state of Arizona.
The independent financial services firm, founded in 2005 by Joshua Mellberg, focuses on retirement income planning, and started with five employees.
Josh Mellberg, President, commented, “We are proud and honored to be an Inc. magazine Hire Power Awards honoree. We take great pride not only in making a positive impact in the job market, but in the opportunities we provide to our recruits, including training, licensing, ongoing education and a path for tremendous career growth. Our clients have come to expect nothing less than the education and sense of empowerment our team helps provide them as a result of us specializing at what we do.”
"For the second year in a row, we are pleased to recognize the employers who are putting Americans back to work for a second time,” says Eric Schurenberg, Editor-in-Chief of Inc. “The Hire Power Awards are the only awards that single out job creators. We think it’s fitting to pay tribute to company founders not just for their business prowess but also for their immense contribution to the welfare of U.S. workers and the vitality of the U.S. economy.”
An award ceremony, sponsored by Bank of America Merrill Lynch, will take place November 12, 2013 in San Francisco.
Jayme Sabo, 520-731-9000, jsabo(at)jdmellberg(dot)com
The Inc. Hire Power Award is for U.S.-based, private companies (both for profit and non-profit). Companies must have been founded in 2011 or earlier and have employed at least 10 full-time U.S.-based employees as of December 31, 2012. Companies must complete the Employee Verification Report. Top award finalists may also be asked to provide their 2012 EEO Employer Information Report.
Award categories include most jobs created in the U.S., most jobs created by state, most jobs created by industry and highest employee growth percentage. Companies featured in Inc.’s November issue represent the top tier winners for the Hire Power Award and a complete list of the winners can be found on http://www.Inc.com.
About J.D. Mellberg Financial
J.D. Mellberg Financial is an independent financial advisory firm specializing in retirement income planning and wealth preservation. It was founded in 2005 by company president, Joshua Mellberg. Beginning with just five employees, J.D. Mellberg Financial now employs 84 and growing. Further, the company has developed a network of over 100 retirement income planners around the country. Josh personally trains all of them to be sure they understand his philosophy and will employ it. The company has been on the Inc. 500|5000 list for the last 3 years. For more information, visit http://www.jdmellberg.com.
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.