Marathon Health Named Fastest Growing Business in Vermont

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Marathon Health has the highest growth rate of any company in Vermont over the last five years.

Marathon Health, one of the nation’s leading providers of worksite health centers, was named the fastest growing business in Vermont over the past five years by Vermont Business Magazine at its awards ceremony held Monday night. Marathon Health achieved a 900% growth rate in this time period. Each year, Vermont Business Magazine recognizes businesses in five categories –employee owned, manufacturing, services, technology, and wholesale businesses. Marathon Health was first in the services category as well as all other categories to be the top growth company in the state.

“The growth trajectory that we have experienced at Marathon Health can be attributed to several factors,” said Jerry Ford, CEO of Marathon Health. “First, it’s about our people. We believe if you empower people to fulfil their passion, service excellence and growth follow. Second, it’s about exceeding our customers’ expectations, and lastly, it’s about staying true to why you are in business in the first place. At Marathon Health, we are in the business of changing healthcare and changing health – and we collaborate with customers and patients to make it work. On behalf of our great people, we are honored to receive this recognition from Vermont Business Magazine.”

The Growth Award follows two noteworthy accomplishments over the past few months. Marathon Health was named a Best Place to Work by Vermont Business Magazine, coming in second in the large business category in its first year applying for the award. And in July of this year, Goldman Sachs completed a $30 million equity investment and minority position in the company. Marathon Health will use proceeds from the investment to continue the rapid growth it has experienced since its founding in 2005.

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About Marathon Health:
Marathon Health is a privately-held company with a minority position held by Goldman Sachs. Our solution offers a proven method for helping employers reduce the total cost of healthcare. The Marathon Health approach integrates the best practices of onsite primary care, health assessment with risk identification, coaching and advocacy, and disease management for high cost chronic conditions. Marathon Health supports its unique model with an eHealth Portal delivering medical content, interactive diet and fitness tools, a personal health record, and an electronic medical record to manage care. For more information, please visit http://www.marathon-health.com.

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