With Two-Year Revenue Growth of 680%, ACS Ranks No. 13 on Inc. Magazine’s 2021 List of the Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the DC Metro Region

RESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Inc. Magazine today revealed that Assured Consulting Solutions (ACS) appears on its second annual Inc. 5000 Regionals: DC Metro list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing companies in the Greater Washington region. With two-year revenue growth of 680%, ACS ranks in the top 5% at no. 13 on this year’s list out of 250 regional honorees.

Born of the annual Inc. 5000 franchise, this regional list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the DC area economy’s most dynamic segment–its independent small businesses.

Founded in 2011 by Managing Partners Erin Willett and Mandy Parmer, ACS exemplifies the innovative and entrepreneurial spirit that defines the Inc. 5000. Since its establishment, ACS has delivered progressively innovative and advanced technology solutions and services in support of critical national security missions.

“We are honored to be ranked on the Inc. 5000 Regionals: DC Metro list,” said ACS Managing Partner, Erin Willett. “Our solid employee-focused culture, mission-first service delivery philosophy, and incredible team of passionate and talented individuals are what fuels our sustained growth and success.”

The companies on this list show stunning rates of growth across all industries in our region. Between 2017 and 2019, the 250 private companies honored on this year’s DC Metro list had an average growth rate of 211% and, in 2019 alone, they employed more than 120,000 people and added nearly $15 billion to the DC area economy. Companies based in major metro areas–Baltimore, Maryland, the Washington, DC area, and Richmond, Virginia–brought in the highest revenue overall.

Complete results of the Inc. 5000 Regionals: DC Metro, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, metro area, and other criteria, can be found at https://www.inc.com/inc5000/regionals/washington-dc.


Founded in 2011 and headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Assured Consulting Solutions is a well-respected and trusted partner, domain expert, and provider of expert-level support. ACS is a certified Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) that delivers advanced technology solutions and strategic support services in support of critical national security missions for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. Learn more at www.assured-consulting.com.



The 2021 Inc. 5000 Regionals are ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2017 and 2019. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2017. 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 2017 is $100,000; the minimum for 2019 is $1 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons.


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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