Watermark was recently recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in America by Inc. Magazine and given their most prestigious honor for private businesses.

Watermarks is recognized as one of the fastest growing private companies in America for 2021.

Fairfax, VA (Aug. 18, 2021) Watermark Risk Management International LLC, a Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), is pleased to announce they have been named to Inc. Magazine’s 5000 list of America’s fastest growing private companies for 2021. It is one of the most prestigious honors for private businesses and business leaders in the United States. Since 1982, the Inc. 5000 list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the U.S. economy’s most dynamic segment—independent small businesses.

This achievement puts Watermark in rarefied company. We can now count ourselves among other distinguished firms who have made the list over the years, including Microsoft, Timberland, Vizio, Intuit, Chobani and Oracle. According to Inc. 5000, this year’s growth among private business was staggering. Collectively, the 5,000, the average median three-year growth rate soared to 543 percent, and median revenue reached $11.1 million. Together, the winning companies added more than 610,000 jobs over the past three years.

“Watermark’s growth over time has been a result of hard work and building a great reputation for quality, innovation and results,” Watermark’s President, Kevin Hodges, stated. “To receive this award is testimony to our employees’ hard work and commitment to our client’s success. I couldn’t be prouder of our amazing team of professionals, or more thankful and humbled for the opportunity to be associated with each of them. No one in this business is successful by themselves, we are exceptionally fortunate to be associated with great teaming partners both large and small.”

Mr. Hodges further stressed the importance of networking and involvement in business advocacy groups such as the Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF). “We are thankful for the great support network we’ve developed through our membership and participation in SECAF activities,” he said. “Joining SECAF has been a game changer for us. We’re able to connect to mentors, potential partners, trusted professional service providers, financing, and have countless opportunities for access to government acquisition professionals, as well as education and training sessions on relevant topics impacting the government contracting industry.”

“The 2021 Inc. 5000 list feels like one of the most important rosters of companies ever compiled,” Scott Omelianuk, Editor-in-Chief of Inc., said. “Building one of the fastest-growing companies in America in any year is a remarkable achievement. Building one in the crisis we’ve lived through is just plain amazing. This kind of accomplishment comes with hard work, smart pivots, great leadership, and the help of a whole lot of people.”

Complete results of the Inc. 5000 award, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found here.

Employment Opportunities at Watermark Risk Management

Watermark is always seeking exceptional talent. The company has both full-time and part-time consulting associate positions available. Watermark’s ideal candidate is an expert in their chosen field, excited about helping our clients solve difficult problems, views the work we do as being far bigger than themselves, and thrives in a diverse work environment. All candidates must possess a strong work ethic, the ability to think and work independently, strong self-confidence, and a sincere interest in solving problems. Professional certifications such as CPP, PSP, PMP, CEM, CISSP, and CRM are a plus, as is a current DOE or DoD security clearance.

For more information or to inquire about a position, please e-mail admin@wrmi-llc.com. Watermark keeps all resumes on file, even if the company does not currently have the right opportunity for applicants. Watermark is an EEO employer and strongly supports the hiring of military veterans. For current openings, visit our website here.

About Watermark Risk Management International, LLC

Watermark, a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business, is a full-service risk consultancy helping government, public, and private clients identify, understand, and address the security risks faced in every aspect of their business. Watermark’s highly experienced staff provides expertise on assessments, program and policy development, implementation planning and change management, training, education, and professional development, as well as quality assurance and program auditing. Watermark is also recognized for providing exceptional value by focusing on the appropriate balance of risk and operational business objectives. For more information about Watermark, please visit our website here.

For more information on this press release or Watermark, please contact our Media Coordinator, Julie Moffett, at press@wrmi-llc.com.

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