Alexandria-Based TorchLight Hire Ranked in Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies for Second Consecutive Year
D.C.’s leading marketing and communications search and staffing firm named in annual ranking for continued growth
Inc. magazine announced today that TorchLight Hire, a leading marketing and communications search and staffing firm serving the greater Washington, D.C. area, ranked No. 3,282 of the nation’s 5,000 fastest-growing private companies of 2017. This marks the second consecutive year TorchLight has been ranked on this distinguished list, last year ranking No. 621.
TorchLight’s revenue has grown an incredible 816% since opening its doors in 2012, with 98% growth during the ranked three-year period.
The woman-owned small business, credentialied as a WBENC Woman’s Business Enterprise, is committed to helping D.C.’s leading companies recruit and hire top talent in key marketing, communications and digital roles. The company has achieved an impressive 97% placement success rate, meaning that placements are still successfully in place and thriving one year after hire.
“It’s an honor to be included in the list of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies again this year,” said TorchLight Hire president Heidi Parsont. “We credit our exponential growth to a great team passionate about delivering exceptional service as we connect D.C. companies with experienced marketing professionals. While we are proud of this recent honor, we are most proud of doing our part to keep Washington’s economy growing and thriving through an exceptional workforce.”
Earlier in 2017, TorchLight Hire also was recognized as a leading-edge workplace named among Washington’s “Best Places to Work” by the Washington Business Journal. The marketing and communications search and staffing firm was singled out for valuing flexibility, encouraging lifelong learning and supporting working women in all their roles—all while experiencing fast-track growth.
TorchLight, founded in 2012 and headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, is the Washington, D.C. region’s premier search and staffing firm serving the marketing and communications sector. TorchLight is the trusted partner to help commercial and nonprofit organizations of all sizes find and place experienced marketing, communications, digital marketing and public relations professionals in permanent, contract and contract-to-permanent positions. Learn more at www.torchlighthire.com. &