With a Two-Year Revenue Growth of 93% Global K9 Protection Group Ranks No. 137 on Inc. Magazine’s List of the Southeast Region’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies
Companies on the 2022 Inc. 5000 Regionals Southeast list had an average growth rate of 147% percent.
Opelika, AL, March 16th, 2022 –Inc. magazine today revealed that Global K9 Protection Group is No. 137 on its third annual Inc. 5000 Regionals Southeast list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing private companies based in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Born of the annual Inc. 5000 franchise, this regional list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the Southeast region economy’s most dynamic segment–its independent small businesses.
I am beyond proud to be part of a team that works hard every day to be their very best while advocating, protecting, and serving our partners.– Eric Hare President & CEO
The companies on this list show a remarkable rate of growth across all industries in the Southeast region. Between 2018 and 2020, these 173 private companies had an average growth rate of 147% percent and, in 2020 alone, they added 27,794 jobs and nearly $4.9 billion to the Southeast region’s economy. Companies based in the Miami, Florida, Fairhope, Alabama, and Covington, Louisiana, areas had the highest growth rate overall.
Complete results of the Inc. 5000 Regionals Southeast, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, metro area, and other criteria, can be found at inc.com/southeast starting March 15, 2022.
“This year’s Inc. 5000 Regional winners represent one of the most exceptional and exciting lists of America’s off-the-charts growth companies. They’re disrupters and job creators, and all delivered an outsize impact on the economy. Remember their names and follow their lead. These are the companies you’ll be hearing about for years to come,” says Scott Omelianuk, editor-in-chiefof Inc.
Global K9 Protection Group
An Alabama-based business focused on delivering security solutions to the Sports, Entertainment, theme Parks and Aviation security sector ensuring safe and effective operations. GK9’s key differentiator is their holistic security solution bringing science and technology to bear in sourcing and training of canines and handlers. Their technology is used to assist in refining new and emerging threats and deploying AI to meet compliance demands on our customers imposed by regulatory agencies. GK9 is a veteran owned business holding a Safety Act designation from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
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More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000 Regionals
The 2022 Inc. 5000 Regionals are ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2018 and 2020. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2018. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for-profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2019. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2018 is $100,000; the minimum for 2020 is $1 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons.
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