Inc. Magazine Unveils Its Annual Exclusive List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000
ShuBee® Ranks No. 4487 on the 2013 Inc. 5000 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 58%
Macon, Georgia, August 25, 2014 — Last week, Inc. magazine ranked ShuBee® NO. 4487 on its seventh annual Inc. 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. ShuBee® joins LivingSocial, Edible Arrangements, CDW and Lifelock, among other prominent brands featured on this year’s list.
“Words cannot express how proud I am at such a great team that has the drive, the passion and the dedication. It is incredible. It is every company’s dream to have a team that genuinely cares about each other and genuinely cares about our clients. When you put those two dynamics together, that equals success.” stated Steve Stone, Owner and CEO.
“Making the Inc. 5000 list this year solidified a milestone year for our Company.” says Christy Fiveash, VP Operations. “It is an accomplishment that every employee and client of ours should be extremely proud of. This year is one that will always stand out in our hearts and minds.”
ShuBee’s® mission statement is “we are service professionals, serving service professionals.” Stone learned the hardships service companies face when building his own successful service company. Since the turn of the century, ShuBee® has been providing their clients with products and services that help grow their businesses. “We are even more proud of the exceptional customer service that we continually give year after year. Never once have we compromised our customers’ satisfaction in lieu of success. Instead, we have made it the requirement of every decision we made and in the end it has paid off.” Fiveash says. ShuBee® truly practices what they preach, showing their clients the importance of being distinctive and unique. This is the fifth year ShuBee® has had the honor of being on the Inc. 5000 list.
2013 brought about many changes for ShuBee®. By focusing on improving business practice and process ShuBee® excelled, achieving their best year ever. “Each department and every single employee gave this year their best. We completely changed business processes and philosophies.” states Fiveash. ShuBee’s® culture permitted their team to flourish while working together to take on the challenge. “We took the challenge and we dominated the year. I am so proud to be a part of this team and our accomplishments in yet another of our record breaking years.” declares Fiveash.
In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2013 Inc. 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. 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. “ShuBee® has become a brand associated with fun, friendly and a thorough customer service experience. I believe it is the cornerstone of our success and we are ecstatic about our years to come.” concludes Fiveash.
CONTACT: Lauren Conway, 877.974.8233, Lauren.Conway@ShuBee.com