Success Stories
Inc. 5000 names Maryland's fastest growing companies in 2017
By Amanda Winters /
August 24, 2017

More than 100 of the fastest-growing companies in the country are based right here in Maryland, according to the latest Inc. 5000 rankings.

The recent announcement names 120 Maryland companies in the rankings, including six businesses among the top 500 in the nation. Click here to read the full list of Maryland companies.

"I couldn't be happier to learn that more than 100 Maryland businesses are included in this year's Inc. 5000 compilation," said Maryland Commerce Secretary Mike Gill. "We are dedicated to fostering a business-friendly environment and seeing these rankings climb year after year proves that we really are open for business."

Topping the charts for Maryland is Baltimore City-based RightDirection Technology Solutions, ranking 70th with more than 5,100 percent growth over the last three years. The veteran-owned business provides innovative solutions and world-class IT services to its customers, including the Department of Defense and a number of other federal government agencies.

Other companies included in the Inc. 5000 are WeddingWire (1956), an online marketplace for event vendors and planners that announced 200 new jobs in Chevy Chase last year; United Solutions (2027) and Orbit Logic (2224), that have both taken advantage of our ExportMD program to expand to international markets; and Dataprise (4432), an IT service company that has been honored by Inc. an impressive 12 times.

Top Fastest Growing Companies in Maryland 2017
Rank Company Industry Growth County
70 RightDirection Technology Solutions Government Services 5142% Baltimore City
137 The Bizzell Group Government Services 2829% Prince George's
239 n2grate Government Services 1796% Prince George's
265 Trinity Technology Partners IT Services 1645% Prince George's
357 BarnAllen Technologies IT Services 1230% Montgomery
423 B&D Consulting IT Services 1041% Washington
529 ArcSource Group IT Services 842% Howard
555 B'more Organic Food & Beverage 810% Baltimore City
588 VOR Technology Government Services 767% Howard
595 Ripple Effect Communications Government Services 760% Montgomery
629 CallTrackingMetrics Software 716% Anne Arundel
693 Arch Systems Government Services 654% Baltimore City
703 Concepts Beyond Engineering 646% Prince George's
740 Delmarva Veteran Builders Construction 620% Wicomico
817 CMT Services Government Services 553% Prince George's
917 Full Circle Research Business Products & Services 481% Montgomery
931 Strong Smiles Dental Care Health 471% Anne Arundel
951 Stratus Solutions IT Services 462% Howard
952 AltaVista Strategic Partners Advertising & Marketing 462% Anne Arundel
956 SoundWay Government Services 458% Montgomery
957 Easy Payment Solutions Financial Services 456% Montgomery


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


Filter Posts by Tags