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Winning Strategies ITS Ranks No. 2,172 on the Inc. 5000 List

Inc. magazine ranked Winning Strategies ITS NO. 2,172 on its fourth annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent-minded entrepreneurs. Music website Pandora, convenience store chain 7-Eleven, Brooklyn Brewery, and Radio Flyer, maker of the iconic children’s red wagon, are among the prominent brands featured on this year’s list.

“The leaders of the companies on this year’s Inc. 5000 have figured out how to grow their businesses during the longest recession since the Great Depression,” said Inc. president Bob LaPointe. “The 2010 Inc. 5000 showcases a particularly hardy group of entrepreneurs.

Winning Strategies ITS offers our clients extensive experience that covers the widest range of technology solutions. Whether you are looking to design a new web site, create a customized software application, implement a Search Engine Optimization or Paid Search Campaign, jump into social networking, or move your office, we work alongside our clients as a team, to collaboratively design, integrate and implement solutions that are timely and cost effective.  Read about WSITS on the INC. 5000 Site.

The 2010 Inc. 5000, unveiled today Inc.com, serves as aunique illustration of the profound changes taking place in the U.S. economy.The Government Services sector showed the biggest gain in terms of the numberof companies on the list, up 33 percent from last year to 335 companies.Government Services was also the second-fastest-growing sector in terms ofmedian revenue growth, posting a 202 percent gain over the 2006-2009 measuringperiod. More than half of these companies are based in Maryland, Virginia, andWashington, D.C. The fastest-growing sector by median revenue growth was RealEstate, now just a tiny group of 38 young, small companies, which showed 231percent median growth over the period. (There were 121 Real Estate firms on theinaugural Inc. 5000 in 2007.) Business Products & Services is the topindustry by number of companies on the list (640) and total revenue ($80.7billion), while Health is the biggest by total employment (287,726 jobs)

Despite the fact that most of this year’s measuring periodof 2006-2009 took place during the latest recession, aggregate revenue amongthe companies on the list actually increased to $321.6 billion, up more than 50percent from last year. The effects of the recession are seen, however, in themedian three-year growth rate, which dropped to 96 percent from last year’s 126percent. This year’s Inc. 5000 employ a record 1.4 million people, up from onemillion on last year’s list. With unemployment remaining stubbornly high,policymakers and business leaders will do well to look to the Inc. 5000companies for fresh ideas on achieving growth and creating jobs.

Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including companyprofiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region,and other criteria, can be found on www.inc.com/5000