Avionos Named to 2019 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America

The Chicago-based digital services and solutions provider ranks number 739 on the annual list for tremendous employee and revenue growth, as well as overall company acceleration

Avionos, which designs and implements digital commerce and marketing solutions, has been named to Inc. Magazine’s list of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in America. In its first year of eligibility, Avionos landed in the top 15% of the list at number 739. This comes on the heels of 900% growth since 2015 and 350% increase in employee headcount since its founding five years ago.

Since its first introduction in 1982, the annual Inc. 5000 list ranks the nation’s top 5000 fastest-growing private companies according to their three year percentage revenue growth. To qualify for this honor, companies must be U.S. based, privately held, for-profit and independent, and have started earning revenue by March 31, 2015. The companies included in the 2019 Inc. 5000 achieved an astounding three-year average growth of 454%, and a median rate of 157%. In addition, the Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue was $237.7 billion in 2018, accounting for 1,216,308 jobs over the past three years.

Founded in 2014, Avionos delivers expert strategy, experience management, integrated marketing, and commerce, sales and service enablement for clients like Kellogg’s, Sysco, JLL and CSA Group. The company has also been named on the Crain’s Best Places to Work in Chicago List for two years in a row, included on Comparably’s 2018 Best Company Culture List, and certified as a Great Place to Work.

“It’s an honor to be recognized on this year’s Inc. 5000 list. Ranking so well in our first year of eligibility is a credit to the hard work, perseverance and talent that we cultivate at Avionos, as well as the forward-looking clients that enabled us to reach this goal,” said Scott Webb, CEO of Avionos. “There is massive market opportunity for digital customer experience innovation. Our people and our commitment to outcomes-based delivery have proven to be a successful formula for creating a business that outpaces our competitors and offers world-class integrated marketing and commerce expertise. The future looks great for Avionos, and I’m excited to see how we’ll continue to grow in the years to come.”

This has been a year of record growth for Avionos. In the last year, the company’s headcount has grown over 70% and revenue is up almost 50%. The company also released the second year of its annual B2B and B2C commerce benchmark data reports, which highlight key industry trends – the Consumer Expectations in 2019 and the 2019 B2B Buyer Report. The data-driven analysis enables Avionos to inform its partners, customers and prospects of the technology changes affecting their businesses today.

“As someone who’s been here since day one, it’s thrilling to experience this company’s tremendous growth first hand,” says Gibson Smith, Avionos co-founder and principal. “Our mission since launch has been to build a highly impactful, market-leading services provider. Our integrated delivery model allows us to avoid the pitfalls so common in traditional consulting firms. For our clients, it allows us to offer iterative, results-driven work. For our employees, our model offers unique, transformational career opportunities. We’re excited about our talent which has allowed us to achieve this success in a relatively short time frame. This award validates our people-first go-to-market strategy.”

For the full 2019 Inc. 5000 list, please visit inc.com/inc5000. To learn more about Avionos, visit avionos.com.

About Avionos 
Avionos designs and implements digital commerce and marketing solutions that deliver measurable business outcomes for clients like Kellogg’s, Sysco, and Ulta Beauty. Our iterative approach quickly unlocks new revenue, transforms customer experiences, and drives customer engagement. We’re ranked on Crain’s 2018 and 2019 Best Place to Work lists, earned Best Company Culture from Comparably, and are a certified Great Place to Work. Learn more at https://www.avionos.com

About Inc. Media 
Founded by Bernie Golhirsh in Boston in 1979, the company was later acquired by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. in 2005. Inc. is a weekly U.S. magazine that covers small businesses and startups. Inc. guides founders, innovators, and influencers that are shaping our world to propel their businesses forward. Their magazine has an audience of 1.4M and their website receives 21M unique monthly visitors.

The Inc. 5000 is a list of the fastest growing American privately held small businesses. Introduced in 1982, this year’s Inc. 5000 ranks industry leaders across the country on their percentage revenue growth from 2015-2018. The list is considered to recognize “America’s circulatory system” with the most inspiring companies of the year.

For more information on Inc. and the Inc. 5000, visit inc.com/inc5000.

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