McLean, VA, August 17, 2018 – Inc. magazine ranked FlexProfessionals, LLC of McLean, VA No. 3,257 on its 37th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.
FlexProfessionals is a unique staffing firm that matches experienced professionals seeking fulfilling part-time employment with local businesses who have part-time, flexible, or project-based needs. Launched in 2010, FlexProfessionals has become a popular source of talent for start-ups, entrepreneurs and small businesses looking for cost-effective ways to support growth. They have worked with hundreds of businesses in the Washington DC and Boston metro areas and are a valued resource for thousands of job seekers, many of whom are working moms or retirees, seeking flexibility to better balance work and family. “We are extremely honored to be included yet again in Inc’s list of fastest growing private companies. It is a testament to the power of part-time professionals in helping businesses grow,” said Ellen Grealish, FlexProfessionals co-founder and partner. “In addition, we practice what we preach by embracing a part-time and flexible work schedule for our entire team where everyone is allowed to work flexible and mostly virtual schedules. I’m not sure any other company on the Inc 5000 list can make that claim. FlexProfessionals is a great example of how adopting a part-time work model can help accelerate business growth.”
Not only have the companies on the 2018 Inc. 5000 (which are listed online at Inc.com, with the top 500 companies featured in the September issue of Inc., available on newsstands August 15) been very competitive within their markets, but the list as a whole shows staggering growth compared with prior lists. The 2018 Inc. 5000 achieved an astounding three-year average growth of 538.2 percent, and a median rate of 171.8 percent. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue was $206.1 billion in 2017, accounting for 664,095 jobs over the past three years.
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/inc5000.
“If your company is on the Inc. 5000, it’s unparalleled recognition of your years of hard work and sacrifice,” says Inc. editor in chief James Ledbetter. “The lines of business may come and go, or come and stay. What doesn’t change is the way entrepreneurs create and accelerate the forces that shape our lives.”