September 12

Press Release: We’re a 2016 Inc. 5000 Company!



Staff Smart, Inc., a national IT staffing and recruitment agency, has been recognized on the 2016 Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Companies. The list represents a comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Companies such as Yelp, Pandora, Timberland, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, LinkedIn, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 5000.

The recognition comes at a time of tremendous growth in revenue, national reach and customer satisfaction for Staff Smart, Inc. “We are very proud to be an Inc. 5000 company,” stated Christine Hoffman-Hicks, President and CEO of Staff Smart, Inc.

“And on a personal note, I want to recognize my team, especially my partner in business and life, Julian Hicks. From the beginning, we set out to put clients first—what we call a concierge approach to IT recruiting. Fortunately, our amazing clients want our value add, including the tenacity we bring to finding them the best talent in this highly competitive market.”


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“The story of this year’s Inc. 5000 is the story of great leadership. In an incredibly competitive business landscape, it takes something extraordinary to take your company to the top,” says Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief Eric Schurenberg. The average company on the 2016 Inc. 5000 achieved a mind-boggling three-year growth of 433%. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue is $200 billion, and the companies on the list collectively generated 640,000 jobs over the past three years.

The 2016 Inc. 5000 List is the latest recognition earned by Staff Smart, Inc. Recently, the IT staffing and recruitment agency was named on the list of San Diego Business Journal’s Fastest Growing Private Companies and received Inavero’s Best of Staffing ® Talent Award.

About Staff Smart, Inc.

Staff Smart, Inc., a national IT staffing and recruitment agency, was founded in 2007 by industry veteran Christine Hoffman-Hicks. The staffing agency is the trusted partner of IT professionals and businesses whose common goal is opportunity and innovation within a flexible framework. Their on-demand talent solutions include consulting, contract to hire, direct hire and retained executive search. The agency places technical acumen front and center by employing IT professionals to do the recruiting. With over 50 years combined experience in IT hiring, Staff Smart, Inc. workforce strategies are deployed nationally across diverse industries including Fortune 500, startups and government agencies. The San Diego, CA headquartered company is a member ofTechServe Alliance, American Staffing Association, and WBENC, as a nationally certified woman-owned business.


About Inc. and the Inc. 500|5000


The 2016 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2012 to 2015. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2012. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent-not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies-as of December 31, 2015. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2012 is $100,000; the minimum for 2015 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at

About Inc. Media

Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. Winner of the National Magazine Award for General Excellence in both 2014 and 2012. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 15,000,000 today. For more information, visit

The Inc. 5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list of the nation’s most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. The Inc. 5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony is an annual event that celebrates their remarkable achievements. The event also offers informative workshops, celebrated keynote speakers, and evening functions.

For more information on Inc. and the Inc. 5000 Conference, visit


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