ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Atlanta Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth® (ACG), a global professional organization with the mission of Driving Middle-Market Growth®, recently announced the 2017 Georgia Fast 40, recognizing the top 40 fastest-growing middle-market companies in Georgia.
IPG, the industry-leading provider of Device Benefit Management solutions, was recognized for its excellence in growth for the 2017 Awards, receiving a 14th place ranking.
“As our Health Plan partners continue to implement programs that effectively manage overall surgical spend, IPG serves as a valuable partner to help them reduce those costs by ensuring optimal cost and quality of device and site of care,” said Vince Coppola, President and CEO of IPG. “We are fortunate to have a business with the mission of making health care more affordable, and we continue to expand our programs and grow the talent and expertise on our team, which has resulted in our significant growth over the past several years.”
Applicants were required to submit three years of verifiable revenue and employment growth records, which were validated by national accounting firm and founding Diamond sponsor, Cherry Bekaert LLP. An ACG Selection Committee evaluated each application and conducted in-person interviews with all qualified applicants. All companies on the list are for profit, headquartered in Georgia and reported 2016 annual revenues ranging from $15 to $500 million.
“These 40 companies represent 9,574 new jobs and $2.03 billion in revenue growth over the last two years alone,” said Justin Palmer, chairman of the 2017 Georgia Fast 40 Awards and Vice President at Genesis Capital, LLC. “We are proud to honor these great companies in our communities.”
IPG is the leading provider of Device Benefit Management solutions, working with health plans, manufacturers, providers, surgical facilities and patients across the country to improve quality and reduce costs for surgical procedures through optimization of the most effective site of care and device selection, resulting in more affordable high-quality care to consumers. For more information about IPG, call us at 866.753.0046, or visit us on the web at www.ipg.com.
About ACG Atlanta
ACG comprises more than 14,500 members from corporations, private equity, finance, and professional service firms representing Fortune 500, Fortune1000, FTSE 100, and mid-market companies in 59 chapters in North America and Europe. Founded in 1974, ACG Atlanta is one of the oldest and most active chapters, providing the area's executives and professionals a unique forum for exchanging ideas and experiences concerning organic and acquisitive growth. Programs include Atlanta ACG Capital Connection, The Georgia Fast 40 Honoree Awards and Gala, a Wine Tasting Reception, a Deal of the Year event as well as an active Women’s Forum and Young Professionals group.