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Inc. Magazine Added 1st Choice Roofing Company to The Inc. 5000 Li​st of 2019 America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

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Inc. Magazine Unveils 2019 America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000 and 1st Choice Roofing Company is one of them!

Inc. magazine revealed on August 14, 2019 that 1st Choice Roofing Company is No. 4290 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The Inc. magazine Inc. 5000 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.

"We have worked hard to provide our customers with the best possible experience and create a great place for our team of employees to thrive and succeed." – Ian Fess, President/Owner

Not only have the companies on the 2019 Inc. 5000 (listed online at, with the top 500 companies featured in the September issue of Inc.; available on newsstands August 20) been very competitive within their markets, but the list—as a whole—shows staggering growth compared with prior lists. The 2019 Inc. 5000 achieved an astounding three-year average growth of 454 percent, and a median rate of 157 percent. The Inc. 5000's aggregate revenue was $237.7 billion in 2018, accounting for 1,216,308 jobs over the past three years.

Complete results of Inc. Magazine's Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at

"The companies on this year's Inc. 5000 have followed so many different paths to success," says Inc. editor in chief James Ledbetter. "There's no single course you can follow or investment you can take that will guarantee this kind of spectacular growth. But what they have in common is persistence and seizing opportunities."

The annual Inc. 5000 event honoring the companies on the list will be held October 10 to 12, 2019, at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort and Spa in Phoenix, Arizona. As always, speakers include some of the greatest innovators and business leaders of our generation.

More about 1st Choice Roofing Company

1st Choice Roofing Company is a Cleveland, Ohio based roofing business with over 30 years of excellence in commercial and residential roofing services throughout Northeast Ohio and beyond. Working as a progressive-thinking team, they follow both traditional and family business values.

As a full-service roofing and exterior contractor, they provide commercial and residential roof tear-offs, re-roofing, and new roof installations. With one of the largest service departments in the area, they offer maintenance programs and roof repairs along with 24-hour emergency service.

Staying on the cutting edge of technology while honoring venerable field experience enables their team to customize each project's specific needs. With an extensive background working within historic districts of Cleveland, they specialize in artisanal craftsmanship such as slate, tile, copper, metal, and other notable properties of distinction.

1st Choice Roofing Mission Statement: We are a customer service oriented company providing unmatched integrity and education in the roofing and construction industry.

More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000

The 2019 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2015 and 2018. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2015. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2018. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2015 is $100,000; the minimum for 2018 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

About Inc. Media
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today's innovative company builders. Inc. took home the National Magazine Award for General Excellence in both 2014 and 2012. The total monthly audience reach for the brand has been growing significantly, from 2,000,000 in 2010 to more than 20,000,000 today. For more information, visit

The Inc. 5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. The Inc. 5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony is an annual event that celebrates the remarkable achievements of these companies. The event also offers informative workshops, celebrated keynote speakers, and evening functions.

For more information on Inc. and the Inc. 5000 Conference, visit