Firm named to exclusive 2014 Inc. 5000 for second consecutive year  


NAPERVILLE, Ill. -  Inc. magazine ranked Sikich LLP, a leading professional services firm specializing in accounting, technology, investment banking and advisory services, No. 3829 - up from No. 4627 in 2013 - on its 33rd annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. From 2010-2013, Sikich's revenue increased to $100 million from $55.2 million, and the firm added 220 new employees across its varied practices.

"We are excited to be recognized as one of the fastest-growing companies in the country for the second consecutive year, and our three-year growth of 81 percent reflects the results of our long-term commitment to pursuing strategic opportunities across a diverse set of service areas," said Jim Sikich, CEO of Sikich. "Since I founded the firm in 1982, we have remained laser-focused on one goal - increasing value for our clients by providing them with a broad service offering and deep industry-specific expertise. We will continue to do this moving forward, as we expand our reach and hire best-in-class talent at all levels of the firm."

In 2013 and 2014, Sikich acquired six companies, opened offices in Houston and Milwaukee and added eight services, including public relations, insurance, supply chain, business intelligence, state and local tax and international tax. Recently, the company hired its first general counsel to act as the chief legal officer and manage all risk assessment as the firm continues its rapid growth.

In 2014, Sikich was recognized as one of the best places to work in both Illinois and Indiana, and Inside Public Accounting (IPA) ranked the firm No. 32 on its list of the largest accounting firms in the nation. In addition, Microsoft named Sikich to the prestigious Microsoft Dynamics Inner Circle and President's Club.

For 33 years, the Inc. 5000 has featured the fastest-growing private companies in the nation, and the average company on the list achieved three-year growth of 516 percent. The Inc. 5000's aggregate revenue totals $211 billion, which generated 505,000 jobs over the past three years. Inc. ranked companies according to their percentage revenue growth from 2010 to 2013, and it only included those with minimum revenues of $100,000 in 2010 and $2 million in 2013. Please visit Inc.'s website to view the complete list of companies.

 About Sikich LLP
Sikich LLP, a leading accounting, advisory, investment banking, technology and managed services firm, has more than 600 employees throughout the country. Founded in 1982, Sikich now ranks as one of the country's Top 35 Certified Public Accounting firms and is among the top 1 percent of all enterprise resource planning solution partners in the world. From corporations and non-profits to state and local governments, Sikich clients can use a broad spectrum of services and products that help them reach long-term, strategic goals.

Securities are offered through Sikich Corporate Finance LLC, a registered broker dealer with the Securities Exchange Commission and a member of FINRA/SIPC.