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Four Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce (GPCC) business members earned a spot on Inc. 5000’s annual list of the fastest growing private companies inc the country.

Caliber, The Wealth Development Company, WebPT, Exos and Pinnacle Transplant Technologies joined more than 100 other Arizona companies in making the list. Inclusion is based on companies’ three year revenue growth.

These award-winning Chamber members share their reaction to this honor and insight on what drives them to seek and maintain success.

What does making the list mean to you?
It’s exciting. It is a benchmark from a third party that really shows that all the time and effort that we put in is amounting to a company that is continually getting bigger and better.”
Zach Fuller, senior vice president, Caliber, The Wealth Development Company

“It further underscores our dedication to our customers, our people and our purpose. It’s proof that when you build your company around a great product and a deeper purpose and then put all of your stakeholders,employees, customers, partners and board members at the center of that, great things will happen.”
Heidi Jannenga, co-founder and president, WebPT

“The validation it provides on how our team members are working every day to upgrade more and more lives. The growth of our company is a direct reflection both on the work they do and the increasingly recognized need for outcomes-based approaches to proactive health and human performance.”
Dan Burns, CEO, Exos

How did you get to where you are today?
“The passion of our people and those who believe in our vision and work every day to propel it forward. Our innovative culture, amazing team, inspiring customers, dedicated board and partners and the Phoenix entrepreneurial community have all enabled WebPT to break barriers and surpass audacious goals.”
Heidi Jannenga, co-founder and president, WebPT

“It is the work of all our associates! Their attention to detail, focus on quality products, innovation, collaboration and teamwork all contribute daily to our success.”
Russ Yelton, CEO, Pinnacle Transplant Technologies

“We’ve had an unrelenting focus on delivering outcomes for our athletes, for our military operators and for the over one million lives we impact on a daily basis through corporate and community fitness centers and personalized programming. Signing up members is not our goal, ensuring that our members achieve their goals is. We have an incredible cross-disciplinary team that continues to tackle how we can do that better.”
Dan Burns, CEO, Exos

Any advice for business owners?
“Business is about the people and the team. If you put your focus into that first, everything else will follow.”
Zach Fuller, senior vice president, Caliber, The Wealth Development Company

“Put your people first and practice conscious leadership. I always recommend that other business owners find a deeper purpose and then work every day to rally their people around it.”
Heidi Jannenga, co-founder and president, WebPT

“Always remember that it all comes down to your people. Take the time to listen and make sure you are giving them the tools to be successful.”
– Russ Yelton, CEO, Pinnacle Transplant Technologies

Is Arizona a good place to do business?
“Phoenix and AZ have proven to be outstanding business environments. That has really helped us thrive and succeed.”
Zach Fuller, senior vice president, Caliber, The Wealth Development Company

“It’s motivating to see so many Arizona companies represented on the Inc. 5000 this year. That number increases year after year, and it’s a testament to the thriving, collaborative community that so many are working to cultivate here.”
Heidi Jannenga, co-founder and president, WebPT

“While it was originally a question as to whether we could attract the talent to mold a world-class business here in Phoenix, we have had success building a phenomenal management team and operation here and are proud to be contributing to the growth of our city and region.”
– Dan Burns, CEO, Exos

Written by Danny Imes, digital marketing coordinator, Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce.

Posted by Danny Imes