A-LIGN Ranks No. 146 on Inc. Magazine’s List of the Southeast Region’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Expanding cybersecurity compliance market propels A-LIGN to explosive revenue growth and significant hiring increases 

TAMPA, Fla., March 16, 2022A-LIGN, a cybersecurity and compliance audit firm, today announced that Inc. magazine has ranked the company No. 146 on its third annual Inc. 5000 Regionals Southeast list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing private companies based in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Born of the annual Inc. 5000 franchise, this regional list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the Southeast region economy’s most dynamic segment–its independent small businesses. 

“It’s an honor to be recognized for A-LIGN’s record growth, and I couldn’t be more proud of the incredible team that is making our success possible,” said Scott Price, Founder and CEO at A-LIGN. “Cyber threats have only become more prevalent in recent years, and it’s extremely rewarding to be on the front lines helping businesses to build more secure environments and to successfully meet their industries’ unique compliance and cybersecurity challenges.”  

To be included on this list, these private companies had to show a remarkable rate of growth across all industries in the Southeast region. Between 2018 and 2020, these companies had an average growth rate of 147% percent and, collectively, they added 27,794 jobs and nearly $4.9 billion to the Southeast region’s economy in 2020 alone.  

Complete results of the Inc. 5000 Regionals Southeast, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, metro area, and other criteria, can be found at inc.com/southeast. 

“This year’s Inc. 5000 Regional winners represent one of the most exceptional and exciting lists of America’s off-the-charts growth companies. They’re disrupters and job creators, and all delivered an outsize impact on the economy. Remember their names and follow their lead. These are the companies you’ll be hearing about for years to come,” says Scott Omelianuk, editor-in-chiefof Inc. 

About A-LIGN 

A-LIGN is a technology-enabled security and compliance partner trusted by more than 2,500 global organizations to help mitigate cybersecurity risks. A-LIGN uniquely delivers a single-provider approach as a licensed SOC 1 and SOC 2 Assessor, accredited ISO 27001, ISO 27701 and ISO 22301 Certification Body, HITRUST CSF Assessor firm, accredited FedRAMP 3PAO, candidate CMMC C3PAO, and Qualified Security Assessor Company. Working with small businesses to global enterprises, A-LIGN experts and its proprietary compliance management platform, A-SCEND, are transforming the compliance experience. 

More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000 Regionals 

Methodology 

The 2022 Inc. 5000 Regionals are ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2018 and 2020. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2018. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for-profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2019. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2018 is $100,000; the minimum for 2020 is $1 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. 

About Inc. Media 

The world’s most trusted business-media brand, Inc. offers entrepreneurs the knowledge, tools, connections, and community to build great companies. Its award-winning multiplatform content reaches more than 50 million people each month across a variety of channels including websites, newsletters, social media, podcasts, and print. Its prestigious Inc. 5000 list, produced every year since 1982, analyzes company data to recognize the fastest-growing privately held businesses in the United States. The global recognition that comes with inclusion in the 5000 gives the founders of the best businesses an opportunity to engage with an exclusive community of their peers and the credibility that helps them drive sales and recruit talent. 

The associated Inc. 5000 Conference is part of a highly acclaimed portfolio of bespoke events produced by Inc. For more information, visit www.inc.com

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