Focal Point experienced 174% growth in the last three years to earn a coveted spot among the most successful private companies in the U.S.
TAMPA, FL - August 17, 2017 – Inc. magazine today ranked Focal Point Data Risk, LLC (Focal Point), one of the largest pure-play data risk consulting firms in North America, on its 36th annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. This marks the first time Focal Point has appeared on the list and is continued recognition of Focal Point’s position as a growth leader in the risk management space.
“We’re honored to be recognized for our success over the past three years,” said Focal Point CEO Yong-Gon Chon. “We have built Focal Point to be a people-first, client-driven company – and we’re seeing that mentality paying dividends every year. This outstanding growth speaks to the quality and dedication of our people, who work relentlessly to help our clients succeed, and to Focal Point’s position as a top player in the risk management industry.”
Growing more than 174% in the past three years, Focal Point has quickly become a nationally recognized leader in data risk management, helping an impressive array of Fortune 1000 organizations and U.S. government agencies better manage risk to their businesses and critical data.
Focal Point is also notable for the following:
Focal Point’s growth has been evident outside of revenue numbers, as well. In the past year, the company has recruited more than 100 professionals from a variety of disciplines, added a number of marquee clients in industry and government, and bolstered already strong offices in Los Angeles, Chicago, and New York. Last month, Focal Point also announced the strategic addition of Yvette Connor to serve as Chief Risk Officer and lead the company’s Executive Risk Consulting practice.
"The Inc. 5000 is the most persuasive evidence I know that the American Dream is still alive,” said Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief Eric Schurenberg. “The founders and CEOs of the Inc. 5000 tell us they think determination, risk taking, and vision were the keys to their success, and I believe them.”
The 2017 Inc. 5000 is the most competitive crop in the list’s history. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue is $206 billion, and the companies on the list collectively generated 619,500 jobs over the past three years. Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000.
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Focal Point Data Risk is a new type of risk management firm delivering a unified approach to addressing data risk through a unique combination of service offerings. Focal Point brings together industry-leading expertise in cybersecurity, identity governance, data privacy, analytics, internal audit, and hands-on training services - giving clients everything they need to plan and develop effective risk and security programs. By integrating these services, we provide the resources necessary for protecting and using data across entire organizations. Simply put, Focal Point is the next generation of risk management. Visit http://focal-point.com for more information.