FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 16, 2021
RyTech, LLC announced today that the firm earned a spot on the prestigious Inc. 5000 Regional Midwest fasted-growing private companies. Born of the annual Inc. 5000 franchise, this regional list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the Midwest economy’s most dynamic segment — its independent small businesses. The companies on this list show stunning rates of growth across all industries in the 12 Midwest states.
What started as nights and weekends at Steve Ryan’s kitchen table has transformed into an award-winning digital marketing firm working with clients across the United States and internationally. RyTech started by trying to be all things to all people and quickly realized that the firm needed to specialize in services, invest in a team, and put customer service and client relationships at the forefront. That’s when RyTech emerged as it is today. From being a solopreneur to a team of 20+ employees, RyTech continues to grow and expand each year. RyTech continually demonstrates strong year-over-year growth without compromising quality of deliverables and efficient operations.
“In less than a decade, our firm has been recognized as an industry leader, established a client base across more than half of the states in the U.S., and has partnered with several international clients. It’s a remarkable accomplishment, and we are honored to be included on this impressive list among other privately held companies in the Midwest,” said Beth Warmuth Ryan, RyTech’s chief marketing officer.
Believing in the power of partnerships, RyTech prides itself on developing long-lasting partnerships with its clients. The firm does not lock clients into a long-term contract, allowing the team to focus on delivering results and building relationships. The firm describes client relationships as partnerships instead of vendor-client relationships because of the collaborative approach and focus. In doing so, RyTech boasts an 85% client retention rate.
“The success and growth of our firm is not the sole effort of any one individual. Rather it stems from a talented and dedicated team who work in partnership with committed clients who see the direct impact of our efforts on their business,” commented Sam Kessenich, RyTech’s chief digital officer.
RyTech has previously been recognized for its growth, expertise, and commitment to the community by Sprout Social, Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts, Daily Herald Business Ledger, and others. The honor of being included on the Inc. 5000 Regionals: Midwest list adds to an already impressive collection of recognition for the growing firm.
“From day one, I wanted to help businesses capitalize on the expanding digital market and rapidly changing digital landscape. To accomplish this, I knew this required a commitment to long-term client partnerships based upon trust and integrity. These foundational elements remain as much a part of RyTech now as they did on day one,” said Founder & CEO, Steve Ryan.
More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000 Regionals Methodology
The 2021 Inc. 5000 Regionals are ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2017 and 2019. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2017. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2019. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2017 is $100,000; the minimum for 2019 is $1 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons.
About Inc. Media
The world’s most trusted business-media brand, Inc. offers entrepreneurs the knowledge, tools, connections, and community to build great companies. Its award-winning multiplatform content reaches more than 50 million people each month across a variety of channels including websites, newsletters, social media, podcasts, and print. Its prestigious Inc. 5000 list, produced every year since 1982, analyzes company data to recognize the fastest-growing privately held businesses in the United States. The global recognition that comes with inclusion in the 5000 gives the founders of the best businesses an opportunity to engage with an exclusive community of their peers, and the credibility that helps them drive sales and recruit talent. The associated Inc. 5000 Conference is a part of a highly acclaimed portfolio of bespoke events produced by Inc. For more information, visit www.inc.com/inc5000/regionals/midwest.
About RyTech, LLC
Founded in 2012, RyTech is a full-service digital marketing agency headquartered in La Grange, Illinois, with offices in Milwaukee, Chicago, and Washington D.C. RyTech partners with clients at all stages of growth on their online marketing strategies, delivering digital results and fueling their growth. From website development to search engine optimization to social media, RyTech offers customized solutions to meet its clients’ evolving needs. To learn more about RyTech, LLC, visit https://www.rytechllc.com/ or call 630-537-0556.
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