Richardson Named to Inaugural Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies in America

Richardson Named to Inaugural Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies in America

PHILADELPHIA, PA — September 4, 2007 — Richardson, a leading global sales training and consulting firm, today announced that it has been included in the inaugural Inc. 5000 list of the Fastest Growing Companies in America. Richardson was ranked number 4477 due to its rapid growth of nearly 50% over the past three years.

“We are all extremely excited to be named as an Inc. 5000 Company and one of the Fastest Growing Companies in America,” says David DiStefano, CEO of Richardson. “Over the past few years our global growth strategy has been realized and our business gets stronger every day. I would like to recognize and thank all of our clients for their commitment to us, our employees for their unmatched dedication and talent, and our shareholders for their belief in our team. It is this constituency that defines our success.”

“The Inc. 5,000 provides the most comprehensive look ever at the most important part of the economy – the entrepreneurial part,” said Inc. 5,000 Project Manager Jim Melloan.  “The expansion of the list has allowed us to tell the stories of larger companies, older companies, and a wealth of companies in industries like Manufacturing and Construction that are underreported in the business media.”

The 2007 Inc. 5,000, as revealed online at, reported median revenue of $9.4 million and median three-year growth of 140 percent.  Complete information on this year’s Inc. 5,000, can be found at The list features a profile for each company, almost all of them written as a result of Inc. interviews with management. In addition, the list is searchable according to numerous criteria, including industry, city, state, region, and year founded.

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