Convergence Consulting Group Makes Prestigious Inc. 500|5000 List Three Consecutive Years

For the third year in a row, premier business intelligence services provider, Convergence Consulting Group, is ranked by Inc. 500|5000 with three-year sales growth of 85%.

Tampa, FL, August 25, 2012 --( Inc. Magazine has again recognized Convergence Consulting Group (CCG) on its annual Inc. 500|5000, 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. Convergence Consulting Group now shares a pedigree with Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft, Oracle, Intuit and other notable alumni. CCG is ranked No. 40 of Tampa Bay companies, and was also recently ranked in Gulf Coast Business Review’s 500 List, Florida Trend’s 100 Best Companies to Work For and Tampa Bay Business Journals Top Management Consulting Firms.

“This is our third year to be named by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest growing private companies. To be recognized for our growth during the past three years is, indeed, an honor because it affirms that we were able to thrive through the toughest years our economy has seen here in Florida,” said CCG Managing Director, Sam Powell. “We invest in top talent and they do an outstanding job executing successful solutions for our clients.”

“I am very excited with this affirmation of our continued momentum,” adds Brian Rimes, CCG Director of Business Development. “Our team is comprised of professionals with high integrity and commitment. We work hard and we have a good time doing it. We continue to prove our capabilities and creativity to help our clients grow, as we grow and succeed with them.”

Convergence Consulting Group is the only Florida consultancy that exclusively specializes in business intelligence consulting services. By helping clients tackle complex data management challenges, organizations are more empowered and can easily extrapolate information more timely and accurately with better insight to business conditions so that they can streamline operations, create more strategic relationships with customers and suppliers, avoid risk, and optimize value in their business offerings.

The 2012 Inc. 500|5000 award is based on revenue growth during the previous three-year period. Complete results, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at

Inc. 500|5000 Methodology

The 2012 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2008 to 2011. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2008. Additionally, they had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2011. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2008 is $100,000; the minimum for 2011 is $2 million.

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.

About Convergence Consulting Group

CCG is a Florida-based, premier Business Intelligence consultancy built on a foundation of broad industry experience, business and technology expertise, and a focus on details. Its mature, scalable, repeatable methodologies and client-focused large-firm consulting skills ensure success in all phases of the BI project implementation lifecycle. CCG offers a broad base of services that deliver Enterprise Information Management, Performance Management, and Business Intelligence solutions. CCG’s depth of experience implementing technology solutions across a wide spectrum of industries and platforms allows it to deliver high quality BI solutions and services. To learn more, visit
Convergence Consulting Group
Arlene Grimm