August 17, 2017 // Franchising.com // CINCINNATI - FirstLight Home Care, a leading national provider of non-medical home care, was ranked for the third year in a row as one of the fastest growing privately held companies in 2017 with a place on Inc. Magazine’s 36th annual Inc. 5000 list.
FirstLight was ranked for the third year in a row and placed at No. 2,143
“With the booming senior care industry, we are honored to be recognized for our rapid expansion nationally,” said Jeff Bevis, CEO of FirstLight Home Care. “We know our franchisees’ commitment to providing dedicated service is integral to our continued growth as a company, and to being included on this prestigious list. Since opening our first franchise location in 2010, we now have more than 240 locations in 33 states.”
The annual Inc. 5000 list represents the most successful companies with the American economy’s most dynamic segment - its independent small and midsized businesses. Companies are ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2013 to 2016. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue is $206 billion, and the companies on the list collectively generated 619,500 jobs over the past three years.
"The Inc. 5000 is the most persuasive evidence I know that the American Dream is still alive,” says Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief Eric Schurenberg. “The founders and CEOs of the Inc. 5000 tell us they think determination, risk taking, and vision were the keys to their success, and I believe them.”
FirstLight, along with the other companies that secured a place on the list, will be honored at the Inc. 5000 Conference and Gala to be held at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort in Palm Desert, California on October 10-12, 2017.
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 https://www.inc.com/inc5000.
For more information about FirstLight Home Care’s franchise opportunities, visit www.firstlightfranchise.com.
FirstLight Home Care is a top rated non-medical home care provider with a network of offices that provides 85,000 hours per week in care for more than 2,700 clients in over 33 states. The company has created a new standard in home care by combining best practices with innovative approaches to make them an emerging market leader in a rapidly-growing industry. Companion and personal care services can be provided at private residences, assisted living and retirement communities, nursing homes, adult-family homes or group homes. Clients include seniors, new mothers, individuals recovering from surgery, adults with disabilities and anyone who might just need a little extra care or assistance. Visit www.firstlighthomecare.com to learn more.
The 2017 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2013 to 2016. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2013. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent - not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies - as of December 31, 2016. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2013 is $100,000; the minimum for 2016 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 http://www.inc.com/inc5000.
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The Inc. 5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list of the nation's most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. The Inc. 5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony is an annual event that celebrates their remarkable achievements. The event also offers informative workshops, celebrated keynote speakers, and evening functions.
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