SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Aug 18, 2016) - Benz Communications today announced that it is ranked 2668 on the 2016 Inc. 5000. This is the fifth consecutive year Benz Communications has earned a listing on the Inc. 5000. Benz Communications is an award-winning communications and marketing agency focused solely, purposely and passionately on employee benefits.
During the three-year period 2012-2015, Benz Communications grew revenues 132% to $5.7 million and the number of employees grew to 28 from 16.
"Recognition on the Inc. 5000 for the fifth consecutive year is an absolute honor. We give thanks to our wonderful clients for the opportunity to serve them and to our dedicated team for their exceptional efforts. We have been able to achieve Inc. 5000-worthy growth based on our long-standing client relationships and the business results we're able to achieve together," said Jen.
In 2006, with a vision for empowering employer efforts to positively impact their employees' lives, co-founders Jennifer Benz and Isabelle Englund-Geiger created Benz Communications, a boutique benefits communications firm. Since then, Benz Communications has evolved into a 28-person, employee-focused, results-driven marketing firm focused on helping large employers inspire their employees to improve their health, their finances and their futures with inspired benefits communications.
Since its creation, Benz Communications has garnered numerous accolades, in addition to inclusion on the Inc. 5000 five years running. These include inclusion on San Francisco Business Times' "100 Fastest-Growing Companies in the Bay Area" and "Top 100 Women-Owned Businesses in the Bay Area" for the past four years. The firm has also been recognized for its client work with awards from Employee Benefit News (i-COMM Award), the International Academy of Visual Arts, Hermes Creative Awards, the International Association of Business Communicators and the Profit Sharing Council of America.
The Inc. 5000 are the nation's most successful private companies, ranked according to percentage revenue growth. Businesses named to the 2016 Inc. 5000 list must be U.S.-based, privately held, for-profit, independent companies. Revenue in 2012 must have been at least $100,000, and revenue in 2015 must have been at least $2 million. Those companies listed on the 2016 Inc. 5000 are credited with collectively generating 640,000 jobs during the three-year period 2012-2015, or 8% of all the jobs created in the economy during this period.
About Benz Communications
Benz Communications is a communications and marketing agency solely, purposefully, and passionately focused on employee benefits. Its proven approach combines the science of behavioral economics with the best of communications strategy and design. Since 2006, the firm has served leading employers and benefits providers, including many Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For. As a thought leader in the benefits industry, Benz invests in research and resources to help companies educate employees about health, financial, and other benefits. Learn more at Benz Communications and join the benefits conversation on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.