SSB BART Group had the honor of making Inc. Magazine’s fifth 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 entrepreneurs. SSB joins Spirit Airlines, Vizio, Honest Tea, ING Solutions, GNC Stores and Go Daddy among other prominent brands featured on this year’s list.
In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2011 Inc. 500|5000 companies remains an impressive 94 percent. The companies on this year’s list report having created 350,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $366 billion, up 14 percent from last year.
Over the last five years, in a time of economic contraction and uncertainty, SSB has returned a 25.65% compound growth rate. During that time we increased our current assets by a factor of five while cutting our cash liabilities by the same multiple. Our disciplined approach to financial management has put SSB in an excellent position to invest, create jobs and seek strategic acquisitions in a challenging economic environment. Coupled with the liquidity options we have been able to provide to our shareholders, SSB provides a clear and compelling return on investment for investors and employees of the company.