Birch demonstrates industry leadership in 34th annual Inc. 500|5000 ranking
ATLANTA – August 12, 2015 – Birch Communications, Inc., (“Birch”) a leading nationwide provider of communications, network and cloud services to small, mid-sized, enterprise and wholesale businesses, was named one of the 2015 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America by Inc. Magazine’s Inc. 500|5000 list. The company ranked no. 2,563 on the 2015 Inc. 500|5000 list with a three-year growth rate of 143%.
This is the sixth time that Birch has achieved placement on the Inc. 500|5000 list. Birch excels in serving the complete technology needs of its customers with a keen focus on customer experience. Birch was previously named in the Inc. 500|5000 list in 2004, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012.
“The Inc. 500|5000 ranking is one of the most prestigious and well-respected benchmarks for the nation’s most innovative and successful organizations. We are thrilled and honored to be recognized yet again and to be included in this list among so many other successful companies,” said Vincent M. Oddo, President and CEO at Birch. “Birch has grown significantly in the last few years and this distinction reaffirms that this is truly an exciting time in our company’s history. Our ability to provide the technology solutions that our customers need and unparalleled customer service is the catalyst for our growth.”
This exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy, America’s independent entrepreneurs. Birch joins companies such as Yelp, Pandora, Timberland, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, LinkedIn, Zillow and many other well-known names that gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 500|5000 ranking.
"The story of this year’s Inc. 5000 is the story of great leadership. In an incredibly competitive business landscape, it takes something extraordinary to take your company to the top,” says Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief Eric Schurenberg. “You have to remember that the average company on the Inc. 5000 list has grown nearly six-fold since 2012. Business owners don’t achieve that kind of success by accident."
Birch has received several accolades of late, including being named as one of the Top 20 Most Promising Cisco Providers by CIOReview in July 2015, one of the Top 100 Call Centers in North America, as well as named a Call Center of Excellence in late 2014 by BenchmarkPortal.
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About Birch Communications
Birch Communications, Inc. is a leading communications, network, cloud and IT solutions provider. Recognized for exceptional customer experience, Birch delivers compelling solutions that assist small, mid-sized, enterprise and wholesale businesses to increase their productivity. Its industry-leading product portfolio is available nationwide and includes Metro-Fiber, Metro-Ethernet, unified communications (UC), hosted phone systems, hosted data centers, and hosted file storage services. For more information, visit birch.com.
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