CCR Recognized as One of the Fastest Growing Companies by CBJ2018-05-31T14:24:34+00:00

Thursday, May 31, 2018

CCR Recognized as One of the Fastest Growing Companies by CBJ


Cedar Rapids, IA
 – Circle Computer Resources (CCR) was recognized Wednesday evening at the Coralville Marriott as one of the Fastest Growing Companies by the Corridor Business Journal (CBJ) for the 2nd year in a row and the 6th year since the list has been started. This year, CCR took home 9th place overall, giving them their highest placement they have ever received (2017 – #18, 2015 – #22, 2014 – #17, 2013 – #11, 2012 – #15).

“We are honored to be acknowledged by the CBJ among other talented, Corridor-based businesses,” said Kate Nash, CCR’s Director of Marketing. “We see this recognition as a sign that we are serving a real need in the business community for smart, quality technology infrastructure services. We are thankful for the trust our clients have placed in us, and we couldn’t build that trust without the commitment of our team.”

The top 25 fastest growing companies in the corridor were invited to attend the event. To be eligible as one of the Fastest Growing Companies, companies must:

  • Have revenue of at least $350,000 in each of the fiscal years ending 2015, 2016 & 2017
  • Show revenue growth in 2017, as compared to 2015
  • Be headquartered in Linn, Johnson, Washington, Benton, Jones, Cedar, Iowa, or Black Hawk counties
  • Be for-profit entities

Growth has been a major theme for CCR. Since 2015, the company has grown revenues 49% (2015-2016) and 32% (2016-2017). CCR has also expanded its workforce, going from 74 full-time employees in 2015 to 113 in 2018. In addition to being listed as a CBJ Fastest Growing Company, CCR has been recognized by Inc. 5000 as one of the fastest growing privately held companies in the country every year since 2010, has placed in the top rankings of Managed Service Providers on the MSP 501 list, and has been certified as a national Great Place to Work for the past two years.

This year, CCR was honored to be named the Technology Association of Iowa’s (TAI) IT Service Provider of the Year at its annual Prometheus Awards. CCR previously won this award in 2014, and has been a finalist in numerous Prometheus Award categories each year since 2013.

About CCR – Circle Computer Resources, Inc. (CCR) was founded in 1986 and is committed to efficiently providing specialized IT services to clientele looking for unique solutions. CCR values the knowledge of its staff and their ability to stay current with the ever-changing trends in their field to provide the most viable and comprehensive services the market has to offer. CCR is proud to offer a broad range of technology solutions to large and small businesses around the globe. Their team of specialized technicians has been fully trained to assist you in running your business more efficiently.

More about Circle Computer Resources: https://ccr.net

About CBJ –  On July 26, 2004 the Corridor Business Journal published the first edition of its weekly business newspaper for the Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Corridor. Every week since then, the CBJ has provided its readers with comprehensive coverage of local business news. They cover news that is of interest, use and importance for anyone who does business in the growing Iowa City and Cedar Rapids Corridor. The CBJ is not part of a chain. The newspaper is owned and operated independently by John and Aspen Lohman.

More about Corridor Business Journal: https://www.corridorbusiness.com

Media Contact: Kate Nash | kate.nash@ccr.net | 563-889-0601

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