EPMA Named One of Inc. 5000 2015 Fastest Growing Private Companies



EPMA named one of Inc. 5000 2015 fastest growing private companies; 19th in Houston, 84th in Texas and 978th in America

For Immediate Release
August 24, 2015
Houston, Texas

EPMA, a premier project and portfolio management services and solutions company headquartered in Houston, TX, has been named the 978th Fastest Growing Company in America by Inc. Magazine’s 5000 list. EPMA also ranked 19th fastest growing in Houston, TX and 84th fastest growing in the State of Texas.
The list represents a comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Companies such as Zappos, Microsoft, Facebook, LinkedIn, Patagonia, Oracle, GoPro, and many other well­ known names gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 5000. EPMA joins FitBit, Smashburger, Planet Fitness, Giftcards.com, Box, and Mindbody on this year’s list.

“We are tremendously honored for the privilege to be ranked on Inc.’s prestigious and meaningful list that validates the extreme hard work, passion, dedication and focus of everyone at EPMA,” said Michael Samadi, CEO and founder of EPMA. “This award, along with other recognitions over the years, continues to solidify our position as a true partner with our clients. Ultimately, we owe a special thank you to all of our clients for trusting us and allowing us to demonstrate to the true value of our services.”
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 mind­boggling three-year growth of 490%. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue is $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 www.inc.com/inc5000.
“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 Editor­In­Chief Eric Schurenberg. “You have to remember that the average company on the Inc. 5000 grew nearly six­fold since 2012. Business owners don’t achieve that kind of success by accident.”

The annual Inc. 5000 event honoring all the companies on the list will be held from October 21 through 23, 2015 in Orlando. Speakers will include some of the greatest entrepreneurs of this and past generations, such as Marcus Lemonis, host of the CNBC show “The Profit,” Robert Herjavec, one of the main “sharks” on ABC­TV’s “Shark Tank,” KIND Founder and CEO Daniel Lubetzky, and Co­Founder of Goodshop.com JJ Ramberg.

About EPMA
Headquartered in Houston, Texas, EPMA is an end to end project & portfolio management services and solutions company. EPMA is also one of the largest Microsoft Gold Certified Project & Portfolio Management (PPM) Partner.  EPMA has been awarded many local, state and national accolades including Best & Brightest, Top Companies to Work for and Inc. 5000 fastest growing companies.
EPMA helps clients with all aspects of services and solutions needed to run and manage successful projects. The decades of experience and talent within EPMA make them a leader in PPM consulting, software solutions, cloud services, development, training and support.  EPMA recognizes the pain and frustration an organization has when there is a lack of visibility into scheduling, resources, and costs of projects that ultimately impacts their ability to properly implement company strategies.  Therefore, EPMA’s approach focuses not only on providing organizations with the right programs and tools, but also proper knowledge and support to more efficiently juggle people, projects and deadlines of a growing business. Our approach is in our slogan; Projects Refined, Work Simplified.
For more details on EPMA’s extensive products and services along with current job opportunities,
please visit us at http://www.epmainc.com or call 1.888.444.EPMA.

About Inc. and the Inc. 500|5000
The Inc. 500|5000 is a list of the fastest­growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list of the nation’s most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success.  The 2015 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2011 to 2014. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2011.  The minimum revenue required for 2011 is $100,000; the minimum for 2014 is $2 million.


Kaly Chapman