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CREO Recognized as One of the Fastest-Growing Companies in the Research Triangle Region

November 10, 2023

CREO Makes List for 3rd Consecutive Year

DURHAM, NC, November 10, 2023 – CREO, the preferred consultancy to the world’s most promising companies that seek to improve human health, has again been recognized as a “Fast 50” Company by the Triangle Business Journal (TBJ). For the third consecutive year, the list recognizes CREO as one of the 50 fastest-growing privately held companies in the Research Triangle region.

CREO is an award-winning provider of strategy, M&A, digital transformation, cybersecurity, IT quality, and regulatory compliance consulting services to growing life sciences and healthcare organizations.  Since its 2015 inception in North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park, CREO has garnered considerable recognition for successful business growth.  In addition to its previous placements on the TBJ’s Fast 50 lists, the company has been named to the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies for the past 4 years.  In September, CREO announced a recapitalization with Grant Avenue Capital that will further accelerate the company’s growth.

“We are incredibly honored to again be recognized by the TBJ as one of the Triangle’s fastest-growing companies,” said Susan Acker-Walsh, CEO and Co-Founder, CREO Inc. “It’s a privilege to serve as a value-creation partner for so many rapidly growing life sciences and healthcare companies.  And my deepest thanks go out to our entire team for the amazing work they deliver every day.”

“Our clients and employees are making a real impact in the world,” said Mike Townley, President and Co-Founder, CREO Inc. “The Research Triangle region is an incredibly vibrant community of life sciences and healthcare organizations, and it’s an honor to work alongside these amazing people to make a better, healthier world.”

About CREO

CREO, Inc. is the preferred consultancy to the world’s most promising companies that seek to improve human health. CREO serves growing life sciences, healthcare and private equity portfolio companies across the U.S. and international markets. The company’s expertise and knowledge in Strategy, M&A, Digital Transformation, Cybersecurity, and IT Quality & Regulatory Compliance help organizations improve today’s business performance and develop tomorrow’s clinical innovations. Founded in 2015, CREO is headquartered in North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park. Join us and together let’s make a meaningful difference. Visit CREO at