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CREO Recognized by Inc. Magazine As One Of Fastest-Growing Private Companies Headquartered in U.S. Mid-Atlantic Region

February 28, 2023

CREO Revenue Increased 133% in Two-Year Period

Inc 2023 Regional

DURHAM, NC, Feb. 28, 2023 – Inc. magazine today revealed that CREO is No. 93 on the fourth annual Inc. 5000 Regionals: Mid-Atlantic list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing Mid-Atlantic private companies, based in the District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia. This is CREO’s second consecutive appearance on the Mid-Atlantic Regional list.

“This year’s Inc. 5000 Regional winners represent one of the most exceptional and exciting lists of America’s off-the-charts growth companies,” said Scott Omelianuk, editor-in-chief of Inc. magazine. “They’re disruptors and job creators, and all deliver an outsized impact on the economy. Remember their names and follow their lead. These are the companies you’ll be hearing about for years to come.”

Born of the annual Inc. 5000 franchise, the Inc. regional list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the Mid-Atlantic economy’s most dynamic segment–its independent and fast-growing companies. 

“We are thrilled to be recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest-growing private companies headquartered in our nation’s mid-Atlantic region,” said Susan Acker-Walsh, chief executive officer, CREO Inc. “CREO’s continued growth is a direct reflection of the tremendous work and contributions that our staff provide every day to our life sciences and healthcare industry clients. I want to say thank you to our employees for your dedication to CREO and the work you do to help advance our clients’ business performance and clinical innovation.”  

“We are very grateful for this recognition by Inc. Magazine and I’d like to congratulate all of the other companies that have been recognized for their impressive growth,” said Mike Townley, president and co-founder, CREO Inc. “At CREO, we remain focused on being an employer of choice among the many talented consultants seeking positions in our industry, and to be the preferred consultancy to innovators in the life sciences and healthcare industry.”

Complete results of the Inc. 5000 Regionals: Mid-Atlantic, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, metro area, and other criteria, can be found at

The 2023 Inc. 5000 Regionals are ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2019 and 2021. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2019 and must be U.S.-based, privately held, for-profit, and independent as of December 31, 2021.

About CREO CREO, Inc. is the preferred consultancy to the world’s most promising companies that seek to improve human health. We serve growing life sciences, healthcare and private equity portfolio companies across the U.S. and international markets. Our 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

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