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We're Nominated to Inc. Magazine's: Fastest Growing Private Companies

September 16, 2011

Company ranks #30 in human resources companies and #47 in Chicago with three-year sales growth of 213 percent

CHICAGO – September 6, 2011The Vaya Group today announced it has been nominated to Inc. Magazine’s 2011 list of the 500 | 5000 fastest growing private companies in America. The list, considered the gold standard of entrepreneurial success, recognizes those businesses that have succeeded in establishing themselves at the forefront of their respective industries. The Vaya Group ranked #30 in companies providing human resources services and #47 in Chicago-based companies. The full 500 | 5000 list will appear in the September issue of Inc.

“It is an honor to be in the company of such an elite group of businesses,” said Dr. Paul Eccher, co-founder and principal of The Vaya Group. “Being nominated to the 500 | 5000 list is a pinnacle achievement for our company, further reinforcing the fact that the Vaya Group is providing the right talent management services that truly help our clientele make talent a sustainable, competitive advantage.”

He added, “While we are proud of our rapid growth, we are even prouder of our commitment to listening to our clients and providing them with the care, attention and customized solutions that they deserve.”

Since 1982, Inc.’s 500 list has recognized small and large privately held companies, including Microsoft, Timberland, Vizio, Intuit, Jamba Juice, Oracle and Companies included on the list will have demonstrated substantial business growth, generating at least $100,000 in revenue in 2007 and $2 million in revenue by 2010. Nominees to this year’s list will be recognized during a conference and awards ceremony held September 22-24 at the Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center in National Harbor, Md.

Since 1997, The Vaya Group has provided consultative talent management services to a host of Fortune 500 companies, including General Electric, Hewlett Packard, Citigroup, Northwestern Mutual and The Campbell Soup Company.

“We provide talent management services that help our clients grow and thrive in the global marketplace,” added Dave Ross, co-founder and principal. “This nomination shows that we have the tools and resources in place to help our own business do the same.”

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About The Vaya Group:

The Vaya Group is a Talent Management consultancy that applies science and precision to the art of talent assessment and development. Driven by their passion for helping leaders and organizations improve behaviors, capabilities and business performance, Dr. Paul Eccher and Dave Ross founded the consultancy—originally called Corporate Insights, Inc.—in 1997. With its talented team of consultants, The Vaya Group is able to provide quality service and sage advice to its clientele.  For more information, visit

About Inc. Magazine

Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures LLC, Inc. ( is the only major business magazine dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies that delivers real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. With a total paid circulation of 710,106, Inc. provides hands-on tools and market-tested strategies for managing people, finances, sales, marketing, and technology. Visit us online at


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