Converge Debuts on Inc. 500 List, Ranks No. 1 in IA

Converge Consulting Debuts on Inc. 500 List, Ranks No. 1 in Iowa

Inc500_FB_imageConverge Consulting debuts at 378 on the 2016 Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest Growing Companies. The digital agency joins an elite group of Inc. alumni—like Microsoft, Dell, Pandora, LinkedIn and Yelp—with Inc. 500 status.

“We could not have achieved this recognition without our clients, partners and team,” said Ann Oleson, CEO and Founder.

The Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth over a three-year period. With 1009 percent growth during the past three years, Converge joins the top 10 percent of the list as an Inc. 500 company.

Converge ranked first among 24 Iowa-based companies on the list. According to data from, the company also ranked ninth in the education industry. Education is the third fastest-growing industry among the companies featured on the 2016 list.

“Our passion is to drive what is new and next in higher education,” said Jay Kelly, president of Converge Consulting. “Clients come to us for innovative solutions, and we deliver impactful results to help them achieve their goals.”

The Inc. 500 status is the latest in a series of major awards for Converge Consulting, making it one of higher education’s most recognized companies.

Converge Consulting is a digital agency for higher education with offices in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Converge uses what is new and next in digital marketing to positively impact student recruitment and alumni engagement for colleges and universities around the world.

Megan Bys
Megan Bys
August 22, 2016