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Over 150 Vistage Member Companies Recognized as part of Inc. 5000’s Fastest Growing Private Companies in America

SAN DIEGO, California (August 31, 2015) – Amanda Howard Real Estate along with over 150 Vistage member companies were named on the 2015 Inc. 5000, an annual list of the 5000 fastest-growing private companies in the United States. This prestigious list of the nation’s most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success and the place where future household names first make their mark.

The 2015 Inc. 5000, unveiled online at and featured in the September issue of Inc. showed the most competitive increase in the list’s history. The average company on the list generated a three-year growth rate of 490 percent. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue was $205 billion, generating 647,000 jobs over the past three years. Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at

“Members of the Inc. 500 distinguish themselves by growing their companies quickly. But there’s a difference that marks their success: They’ve discovered what they need to know faster than other founders. If entrepreneurship is an education, meet the best learner in class,” stated Leigh Buchanan, Inc. editor-at-large.

The Vistage member companies named to the Inc. 5000 in 2015 include:

70kft: Audrey Granger (Principal)
ACT Environmental Services: Harold DeGuzman (CFO), Pasquale M. Paduano (VP of Operations), Walter H. Singer (CEO, President and Founder)
AE Works: Michael Cherock (President), Rick Witt (SVP)
AgVenture Feed & Seed: Sandy Hansen (Owner/ President)
Aldridge: Bryan Gregory (SVP), Mark Hapeman (VP & GM), Nicholas Gikonyo (VP), Patrick Wiley (President & COO)
Alliance Family of Companies: Justin Magnuson (CEO)
Alphagraphics: Keith Cooper (Owner)
Alvarez Technology Group: Jeff Dicks (VP of Compliance & Security), Luis Alvarez (President), Michelle Berridge (Controller)
Amanda Howard Real Estate: Amanda Howard (CEO/Founder)
AnswerLab: Kate Taplin (VP, UX Strategy)
Apex Resources: Vinita Gupta (CEO)
Ares Sportswear: Mike Campbell (Owner)
Ascensus: Robert Guillocheau (President & CEO)
AH: Lori Gordon (COO), Michael Dwyer (Chief Executive Relations Officer), Robert Waller (President)
Atrion: Chris Poe (Chief Innovation Officer), Tim Hebert (CEO)
Automation Systems: Carl Schanstra (CEO)
Aventine Hill Partners: Lori Darchicourt (Director- Recruiting)
Baker Electric Solar: Brian Miliate (CFO)
Balani Custom Clothiers: Sonny Balani (CEO)
BareBones WorkWear ®: Stu Nelson (CEO)
Blue Microphones: John Maier (President & CEO)
Boxman Studios: David Campbell (CEO)
BRILLIANT: Jim Wong, CPA (inactive) (CEO), Jeff Mariola (President)
Cal Net Technology Group: Luca Jacobellis (President)
Cambria Solutions: Robert Rodriguez (CEO)
Cantina: Alec Francesconi (President), Matt Chisholm (CEO)
Cardinal Web Solutions: Alex Membrillo (Founder), Jason Donovan (VP- Operations)
CATMEDIA: Catherine Downey (CEO/ Creative Director)
Chief Outsiders: Art Saxby (CEO), Pete Hayes (Principal), Atul Minocha (Partner), Beth Somplatsky-Martori (CMO), Clay Spitz (Managing Partner, Southwest), Jon Rice (CMO), Karen Hayward (Managing Partner, West), Kenni Driver (Partner), Larry Cormier (CMO), Rex Bull (Partner), Ricky Holloman (Partner), Slade Kobran (Managing Partner, Northeast), Tom McCrary (Managing Partner, Southeast), Yvonne Brown (Partner)
Clarion Security: Kim Heathcott (CEO)
Clean Solar: Jeff Ritchey (President)
Cobb Pediatric Therapy Services: Jay Owensby (CFO), Mark Norris (President)
Commodore Builders: Joe Albanese (President/ CEO)
ConServe: Mark Davitt (President & CEO)
Core Business Services: Scott Anderson (President)
CPXi: Michael Seiman (CEO), George Marc-Aurele (CPO), Jon Slavin (CRO), Michael Zacharski (COO), Mike Fleischman (CFO)
Culture Studio: Rich Santo (President)
Custom Media Environments: Amanda Jankelovics (CEO)
DECA Dental Group: Sulman Ahmed (CEO/ Founder)
Deep Blue Communications: Brian Epstein (CEO)
Diono: Scott Doerstling (SVP)
Discount Credit Card Supply: Adam Kaplan (President)
Dynamic Quest: Javier Gomez (CEO/ President), Willie Lash (VP Business Operations)
Eastwick: Barbara Bates (Principal), Heather Kernahan (President)
Emerald Isle Landscaping: Joe Ostrand (COO), Joshua Cyboron (CSO), Rory Lamberton (CEO)
Emergenetics International: Morgan Browning (CEO)
enVista: Jim Barnes (President/CEO)
EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants: Stephen Adkins (COO, SE Region)
ERGOS Technology Partners: Matthew Clines (President)
e-Stet: Michael Dunn (President & COO)
ettain group: Ericka Hyson (COO)
FIELD FASTENER: Jim Derry (President)
Five Nines: Nick Bock (CEO)
Foundation Software: Mike Basil (VP), Mike Ode (President), Steve Antill (Director of Sales)
Four Winds Interactive: Nigel Alexander (CFO)
Fresh Consulting: Jeff Dance CEO)
GPS Insight: Jason Walker (VP of Sales), Robert Donat (CEO)
GPS North America: Todd Lewis (President)
Grasp Technologies: Erik Mueller (CEO/President)
GroupOne Health Source: Arun Murali (CEO), Madan Murali ( Director of Finance)
Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers: Katie Minkus (Director of Sales), Matt Beall (Principal Broker)
Highland Solutions: Brian Sutherland (CEO & Founder)
HighTower Advisors: Michael Bapis (Managing Partner/Director)
HMS Global Maritime: John Waggoner (President & CEO)
Home Care Assistance: Jeff Schweikert (President & CEO), Scott Brann (CEO), Susan Bruketta (CEO)
hrQ: Kathy Rapp (President)
Hudec Woodworking: John Hudec (President)
Hydro Flask: Ellyn Biedscheid (CFO), Scott Allan (CEO)
InRhythm: Gunjan Doshi (CEO)
IntegraCore: Ted Broman (President)
Jetco Delivery: Brian Fielkow (CEO), Kyle Kristynik (President)
Jobs2Careers: Bruce Ge (CEO), Thad Price (VP of Product and Engineering)
John Greene Realtor: Tim Greene (President & CEO)
Junction Solutions: Jeff Grell (President/CEO)
Kareo: James Armijo (VP, Billing Services)
Lancaster Pollard: Kassem Matt (VP, Operations)
LaneTerralever: Todd Bresnahan (CCO)
LINX LLLP: Erik Isernhagen (President), Travis Deatherage (President LINX Multimedia), Troy Brumley (Principal, Vice President of Sales & Marketing)
Listrak: Ben Smith (President), Ross Kramer (CEO)
LNL Systems: Mark Barnes (CEO)
MASS Communications: Darren Mass (CEO), Marc Gold (President & COO)
Maven Recruiting Group: Jessica Vann (Founder & Principal)
MEDcare Urgent Care: Radwan Hallaba (CEO)
Mediassociates: Scott Brunjes (President/CEO)
Medical Shipment: Dan Micic (CEO)
memoryBlue: Marc Gonyea (Co-founder/ Managing Director)
Midwest Industrial Supply: Mark Schoolcraft (CFO), Steven Vitale (President)
Mogo Marketing and Media: Doug Mowbray (CEO)
MTS Healthcare: James Deck (CEO)
Murray Resources: Keith Wolf (Managing Director)
Net@Work: Eddie Solomon (Co-founder)
Neuman’s Kitchen: Elvis Estevez (Director of Operations), Kevin Ramsawack (Director of Sales & Events)
OSM Worldwide: German Curk (VP/Partner)
com: Mike Ode (President)
Palmetto Technology Group: Reed Wilson (CEO)
Pariveda Solutions: Bruce Ballengee (CEO)
Partner’s Consulting: Peggy Gionta (Owner & President), Ron Gionta (COO)
Pixafy: Uri Foox (President)
Prosoft: David Easterling (President)
Provident Trust Group: Jason Helquist (President)
Reliance Star Payment Services: Fenella Kim (President & CEO)
Research Square: Alicia Parr (VP Human Resources), Shashi Mudunuri (CEO), Deric Corlew (VP, Business Development)
RF IDeas, Inc.: Rick Landuyt (President & CEO)
Royal Truck Body: Dudley De Zonia (CEO)
Sage Environmental Consulting: Steve Probst (Founder)
Sales Engine International: Jason Myers (Director of Sales), Paul Rafferty (CEO)
SBS Group: James Bowman (President & CEO), Joe Longo (COO/Principal)
com: Brian Burke (CEO)
Skoda Minotti: Christopher Sivak (Partner)
Solomon Group: Gary Solomon, Jr. (Co-Founder/President)
SPOC Automation: Bobby Mason (President)
Square 2 Marketing: Julie Golden (Creative Director)
Stalwart: Bill Cooper (President & CEO)
Strategic Wealth Partners: Tony Zabiegala (VP)
Supply Chain Solutions: Josh Halgrimson (Owner)
TachTech: Kyle Rosenthal (CEO)
Talking Rain Beverage Company: Kevin Klock (CEO)
Technossus: Kevin Castle (Partner/CTO)
TekStream Solutions: Robert Jansen (CEO)
Temporary Housing Directory: Teresa Vidger (President)
The Brooks Group: Jeb Brooks (President/ CEO)
The Credit Pros: Damon Decrescenzo (CEO/Owner)
The FDA Group: Nicolas Capman (President/CEO)
The Partners Group: Jake Shafer (CFO), Rod Cruickshank (President & CEO)
Think Tech Labs: Cindy Reeder (Sr. Director, Operations & Client Services)
Titan Electric: Dan Neswold (CEO)
treetree: Becca Apfelstadt (CEO)
Universal Services of America: Sabrina Wagner (Director of Client Relations)
UpTop: John Sloat (President/CEO)
Walker Sands Communications: Michael Santoro (President)
WatchGuard Video: Steve Coffman (President), Mark McHenry (VP, Services & Support), Russell Walker (CFO)
Weifield Group Contracting: Pete Farreny (Partner & COO)
Wellness Corporate Solutions: Emily Kolakowski (COO), Fiona Gathright (President)
WorkForce Solutions Group: Pamela Jung (President/CEO), Stacy Burt (SVP Operations)
WorkSmart: Clay Harris (COO)
Xcelerate Solutions: Mark Drever (President/CEO)
Xcentric: Christian James (COO)
Your Castle Real Estate: Charles Roberts (Co-owner & Managing Broker)
About Inc. and the Inc. 5000

Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 6,000,000 today. For more information, visit

About Vistage Worldwide, Inc.
Founded in 1957, Vistage assembles and facilitates private advisory boards for CEOs, senior executives and business owners. Vistage members participate in monthly, Chair-led private advisory board meetings. More than 20,000 members in 16 countries also have access to one-to-one executive coaching, expert speakers, and our global network of business leaders.

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