Helios Named to Inc. Magazine's Exclusive List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies--the Inc.500|5000
(GlobeNewswire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Reston, Va., Aug. 26, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Helios today announced that it was ranked NO. 1,415 on Inc. magazine’s fifth annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking 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. Online retailer ideeli tops this year’s list. Helios joins Spirit Airlines, television maker Vizio, Honest Tea, Dunkin Donuts and Metrokane, makers of the Rabbit corkscrew, among other prominent brands featured on this year’s list.
"We are thrilled to have Helios’ recent growth, which is a direct result of the passion we put into assisting our clients, recognized in this year’s Inc. 5000," said Kathy Albarado, President and CEO of Helios. "Our growth is a testament to today’s business leaders recognizing the importance of human capital management solutions, more specifically that their people are the core of their business." In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2011 Inc. 500|5000 companies remains an impressive 94 percent. The companies on this year’s list report having created 350,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $366 billion, up 14 percent from 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 www.inc.com/5000.
Methodology The 2011 Inc. 500 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2007 to 2010. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2007. Additionally, they had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent--not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies--as of December 31, 2010. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2007 is $100,000; the minimum for 2010 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at www.inc.com/500.
About Inc. Magazine Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures LLC, Inc. (www.inc.com) is the only major business magazine dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies that delivers real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. With a total paid circulation of 710,106, Inc. provides hands-on tools and market-tested strategies for managing people, finances, sales, marketing, and technology. Visit us online at www.inc.com.
About the Inc. 500|5000 Conference Each year, Inc. and Inc.com celebrate the remarkable achievements of today’s entrepreneurial superstars--the privately held small businesses that drive our economy. The Inc. 500|5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony brings together members of the Inc. community, both a new class of Inc. 500|5000 honorees and the list’s alumni, for three days of powerful networking, inspired learning, and momentous celebration. Please join us September 22-24, 2011, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland, located minutes from downtown Washington, D.C. For more information about the 2011 Inc. 500|5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony and to register, visit www.inc500conference.com or call 866-901-3205.
About Helios Helios provides custom human capital management solutions to attract, retain, develop and engage an organization’s "core" - its people. With Helios, you gain a strategic business partner helping implement customized methodologies, processes and solutions that deliver long-term impact. For more information, visit www.helioshr.com.
CONTACT: Ann Marie Tropiano Sage Communications for Helios (703) 584-5641 AnnMarieT@aboutsage.com Source: Helios HR 2011 GlobeNewswire, Inc.