Inc. Magazine Recognizes Marathon Consulting as One of the Nation’s Fastest Growing Companies for the 3rd Year in a Row

August 21, 2012

Marathon Consulting, LLC, a Virginia Beach-based provider of Information Technology solutions, announced today that the company was named to the Inc. 500/5000 list for the 3rd consecutive year. Inc. Magazine's list is an annual compilation of the most entrepreneurial and fastest growing, privately held U.S. companies. A growth rate of 94% placed Marathon in the 2,558th position on the list. Marathon ranked 2,493rd on the 2011 list, and 466th on the 2010 Inc. 500 list.


"Being recognized for growth by Inc. Magazine 3 years in a row is a significant achievement for our firm," said Al Moore, Marathon's president. "Our growth has always been planned based on our ability to recruit and retain A+ consultants. Therefore, we've focused on our ability to deliver high quality services and let the growth become a result of the quality. Our consultants are not only experts in their specialties, they are also effective in the delivery of valuable thought leadership to our clients," he continued.

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The 2012 Inc. 500/5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2008 to 2011. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by June 30, 2008. Additionally, they had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent — not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies — as of December 31, 2011. The companies of the Inc. 500 represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at

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