For the 9th Year in a Row Marathon Consulting is Named to the Inc. 5000 List of the Nation’s Fastest Growing Private Companies

Ranks No. 4525 on the 2018 Inc. 5000 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 72%
August 15, 2018

Marathon Consulting places on the Inc 5000 list for the 9th year in a rowMarathon Consulting, LLC, a Virginia-based provider of custom applications, data solutions, and digital marketing services, announced today that the company was named to the 2018 Inc. 500/5000 list. Inc. Magazine’s list is an annual compilation of the most entrepreneurial and fastest growing, privately held U.S. companies. Debuting on the Inc. 500 list in 2010, Marathon has made the list for the past 9 consecutive years, an accomplishment less than 1% of the tens of thousands of applicants have achieved.

Marathon has ranked on the Inc. 500/5000 every single year of eligibility, landing on the 2010 Inc. 500 list with a ranking of 466. This year, Marathon placed 4,525th with a growth rate of 72% over the past 3 years. Marathon ranked 4,234th on the 2017 list, 4,885th on the 2016 list, 4,916th on the 2015 list, 3,698th on the 2014 list, 2,686th on the 2013 list, 2,558th on the 2012 list, 2,493rd on the 2011 list.


Harris Pezzella, President of Marathon Consulting, said, “From the very beginning in 2006, Marathon has made it our mission to build the best Information Technology consulting company in the mid-Atlantic, not the biggest. For us, this has always been rooted in a formula that emphasized quality in the services we provide to our clients and the people our company is built around.” He added, “To be named to the Inc. 5000 list for the last 9 years in a row is certainly nothing we ever envisioned but is a reflection to our commitment to stay true over these years to the formula and values our company is based upon. This has allowed us to create a growth trajectory that can be sustained over the long haul.”


The 2018 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2014 to 2017. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2014. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent — not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies — as of December 31, 2017. 

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