THE CARVER COMPANIES Ranks No.1033 on the 2018 Inc. 5000 With Three-Year Revenue Growth of 477% Percent

NEW YORK, August 15, 2018Inc. magazine today revealed that Atlanta based, The Carver Companies is No. 1033 on its 37th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.

Our job is not to do things differently from our competitors, our job is to do things better than our competitors” Charlene Carter, Chief Development Officer – The Carver Companies.

Not only have the companies on the 2018 Inc. 5000 (which are listed online at, with the top 500 companies featured in the September issue of Inc., available on newsstands August 15) been very competitive within their markets, but the list as a whole shows staggering growth compared with prior lists. The 2018 Inc. 5000 achieved an astounding three-year average growth of 538.2 percent, and a median rate of 171.8 percent. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue was $206.1 billion in 2017, accounting for 664,095 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

“If your company is on the Inc. 5000, it’s unparalleled recognition of your years of hard work and sacrifice,” says Inc. editor in chief James Ledbetter. “The lines of business may come and go or come and stay. What doesn’t change is the way entrepreneurs create and accelerate the forces that shape our lives.”

The annual Inc. 5000 event honoring the companies on the list will be held October 17 to 19, 2018, at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort, in San Antonio, Texas. As always, speakers include some of the greatest innovators and business leaders of our generation.

Founded in 2013, The Carver Companies is comprised of four verticals: Carver Hotel Group, Carver-Olson Hospitality Search, Carver-Wynn Workforce Development and Carver World Temps, combining to create the largest hospitality facing human capital organization in North America. Led by Chief Executive Officer Joel Carver, this combination provides Task Force, Executive Search, Training and Workforce Development and Contract Labor to the hospitality community in both the United States and Canada.

Branded as “The only name you need, CARVER” this dynamic organization has a laser clear strategy of being the only name the hospitality community calls when in comes to their greatest need – people.

In addition to revenue growth and business line expansion, The Carver Companies maintain a dedication to giving back to their communities thru partnerships with organizations such as: The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, The Human Rights Campaign Fund, ICEF and The Point Foundation. At the end of 2017, The Carver Companies, in partnership with Joel personally were honored to present the Pearl River Community College Development Foundation with the Smith-Carver Endowment and Criminal Justice Scholarship in honor of Joel’s parents.

For more information on The Carver Companies CONTACT: Hila Brod, (404) 254-3130 [email protected] Atlanta (404) 254-3130 Toronto (647) 945-5413 London +44 20 3936 8644

Methodology The 2018 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2014 and 2018. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2014. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2017. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2014 is $100,000; the minimum for 2017 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