Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 03, 2013
Inc. magazine ranked Virtual Enterprise Architects, LLC (VEA) No. 195 on its seventh annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies on August 22, 2013. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Virtual Enterprise Architects, LLC joins LivingSocial, Edible Arrangements, CDW and Lifelock, among other prominent brands featured on this year’s list.
VEA grew 2,127% over a 3-year period and ranks No. 1 in IT services in Washington, DC; No. 15 of the top 100 IT Services companies in the US; No. 5 company for the top 100 in DC; and No. 17 in the Washington DC metro area.
In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2013 Inc. 500|5000 companies is an impressive 142 percent. The companies on this year’s list report having created over 520,000 jobs in the past three years and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $241 billion.
"Not all the companies in the Inc. 500 | 5000 are in glamorous industries, but in their fields, they are as famous as household name companies simply by virtue of being great at what they do. They are the hidden champions of job growth and innovation, the real muscle of the American economy," says Inc. Editor Eric Schurenberg.
"We do not strive to be the fastest growing, but to deliver the best in quality service. We have much more growth ahead," stated LaKeshia Grant, CEO. "We are blessed with great people, partners and clients, so expect more from us in the future." Prior to today’s announcement, the company has received national recognition for its performance. In February 2012, VEA was recognized as a model HUBZONE and the face of the national launch of the HUBDC program by DC Mayor, Vincent Gray; the U.S. Small Business Administration; U.S. Treasury Department; DHS; and the DC Chamber of Commerce. In 2013, it was recognized as one of the top emerging technology implementers by SmartCEO magazine and winner of the industry solution provider by GovTek.
For more information on Virtual Enterprise Architects, go to http://www.virtual-ea.com or call 888-VEA-4445.