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Fors Marsh Group (FMG) earned the No. 192 spot on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the D.C. metro region. This is the ninth consecutive year the full-service research and consulting firm has ranked on this prestigious list of the most successful companies in the dynamic D.C.-area economy.

“We are honored to achieve nearly a decade of repeat honoree status on the Inc. 5000 list,” said Ben Garthwaite, CEO of FMG. “FMG’s continued and fast-paced growth is a testament to our deepening commitment to improving Americans’ health as well as the Federal Government’s increasing interest in partnering with FMG to increase health equity among minority communities, disadvantaged populations, and communities most critically affected by public health issues, and particularly to address disparities in health outcomes as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.”

FMG showed substantial rates of growth from 2017–2019, increasing revenue by 69% in key markets, including health communication and research, public service recruitment, data science, and human capital management. Additionally, FMG’s staff size grew from 93 to 170, a 55% increase. FMG attributes this growth to new engagements with the Department of Defense (DOD), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Science Foundation (NSF), and the U.S. Army.

The 2021 Inc. 5000 Regionals are ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2017 and 2019. To qualify, companies must be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies. FMG’s rankings have climbed steadily over the nine years in a row the company has been awarded a spot on the Inc. 5000 list, an increase driven by delivering innovative solutions to clients, strong corporate values, collaborative leadership, and meaningful investment in employee growth and development.

Interested in joining the FMG team? Browse FMG’s current open positions here and read more about FMG's impact here.

About Fors Marsh Group

Fors Marsh Group is a company that uses business as a force for good. Since 2002, it has focused on applying research and strategy to create positive behavior change in people and to improve programs and policies in large organizations and government. This work is conducted within seven core U.S. markets: health, defense, technology, finance, homeland security, policy, and consumer. As a B Corporation, FMG governs from a unique set of values and policies that compound the positive impact achieved for its employees, clients, and partners.

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