Refresh Dental Management is honored and pleased to announce that it has been named to Inc. magazine’s prestigious 32nd annual list of America’s fastest-growing private companies. The company founders will travel to the awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. October 10-12, 2013.
Inc. magazine has ranked Refresh Dental Management No.441 on its 32nd annual Inc. 500, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy -America’s independent entrepreneurs. Refresh Dental Management joins an elite list of companies such as Microsoft, Zappos, Jamba, Zipcar, Vizio, Oracle, and many other well-known organizations as members of the Inc. 500. To be included on this year’s list, companies had to exhibit a three-year growth of more than 918% in sales.
“Because of what it represents, having Refresh Dental Management ranked on the Inc. 500 list is a key milestone since our inception in 2008,” says Kenneth Cooper, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Refresh Dental Management. “Achieving this goal is truly a testament to the great work and dedication our team continues to deliver to our patients. The Founders will be accepting this award on behalf of our amazing team, all 450 of them, they get the credit, and they deserve this honor.”
“Being included on the Inc. 500 list validates our ideas and ideals of how dental care should be delivered,” says Scott Kalniz, Toledo native and Founder of Corner Dental which merged with Refresh Dental Management last year. ” We started with the goal of changing the delivery system of dental care in this country, and this lets all of our great team members know we are doing things right. It makes me very proud to be affiliated with such a great group of people that can accomplish such amazing goals in such a short time.”
In additional re-rankings of the list, Refresh Dental Management came in at No.11 in the Top 100 Ohio Companies and No. 35 in Top 100 Health Companies.
About Refresh Dental Management
Kenneth Cooper, Chief Executive Officer originally from Columbiana, Ohio, and current resident of Canfield, Ohio, founded Dental Express and grew the brand from (1) location to (8) locations from October, 2008 to October, 2010. In October, 2010, Mr. Cooper partnered with Dr. Andrew Matta, Chief Medical Officer and Dr. Chad Wise, Chief Operating Officer, both of New Castle, PA and the three partners co-founded Refresh Dental Management in December, 2010. In May, of 2012, Refresh Dental Management acquired Corner Dental in Toledo, Ohio, and welcomed its founder Dr. Scott Kalniz and his partner Dr. Alap Choksey to the growing management company. The organization currently operates under (3) distinct brands: Refresh Dental, Dental Express and Corner Dental. The company provides back office support services which include HR, Finance, Marketing, PR and IT to Dentists who concentrate exclusively on patients and their dental care. The company employs 70 Dentists, 75 Resource center positions and 300 practice level support positions at 35 locations throughout the Mahoning Valley, Cleveland, and Toledo, Ohio and Pittsburgh, PA. The company has created 15 additional partnerships with several leading providers in the various cities throughout Ohio and PA, and has created or saved 450 jobs. The company relocated the Canfield, Ohio, corporate offices in April 2013 to the Cascade Center at the Riverplex, in New Castle, PA. The new resource center office occupies over 25,000 square feet for future growth. The Management company will celebrate its 5th anniversary on November 1st 2013.
Inc. 500 Methodology
The 2013 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2009 to 2012. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2009. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2012.
(Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2009 is $100,000; the minimum for 2011 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 http://www.inc.com/500.
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6,000,000 today. For more information, visit http://www.inc.com/inc5000/list/2013.