SOUTH BEND/PLYMOUTH/INDIANAPOLIS/FORT WAYNE, INDIANA – 08/13/15 – Gibson, an Indiana based insurance and risk management services firm, made the 2015 Inc. 5000 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.
“We are thrilled to be included on this prestigious list of growing companies,” said Tim Leman, Chairman and CEO of Gibson. “It’s rare for an 82 year-old company to experience an honor like this. Our innovative approach to addressing clients’ risk solidifies our ability to achieve our growth goals and attract highly talented people to our employee-owned company.”
The 2015 Inc. 5000, unveiled online at Inc.com, is the most competitive crop in the list’s history. The average company on the list achieved a mind-boggling three-year growth of 490%. The Inc. 5000's aggregate revenue is $205 billion, generating 647,000 jobs over the past three years.
"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 grew nearly six-fold since 2012. Business owners don’t achieve that kind of success by accident."
Gibson has experienced revenue growth of 50% over the last 3 years; adding 19 jobs in that same timeframe. They have ambitious growth goals and plans to hire more talent.
Being named to the Inc. 5000 list is the latest accolade for Gibson, who was recently named one of 20 Companies To Watch in Indiana 2015, Best Places To Work in Indiana 2015 for the 3rd consecutive year, and Principal Financial Group’s 2014 10 Best For Employee Financial Security.
Gibson’s Inc. 5000 profile can be found at http://www.inc.com/profile/gibson-insurance-agency, and the complete 2015 Inc. 5000 list can be viewed at www.inc.com/inc5000.
Gibson is a 100% employee-owned, regional insurance broker and risk management services firm with offices in South Bend, Plymouth, Indianapolis, and Fort Wayne, Indiana. Visit www.gibsonins.com for more information.
About the Inc. 5000
The Inc. 5000 is an annual listing of the fastest-growing privately held companies in the United States and many well-known brands like Pandora and Zappos.com have made the list over the years. Inc. magazine introduced the list in 1982 as the Inc. 500 and expanded it to 5,000 companies in 2007 to give readers a deeper understanding of the nation's entrepreneurial landscape. Today, the list is a distinguished editorial award and a celebration of innovation. Companies are ranked by overall revenue growth over a three-year period. Inc. also ranks the companies by industry, metro area, revenue and number of employees, and also highlight women- and minority-run companies.