Ole Smoky Distillery makes its way up the rankings of the INC. 5000 list in 2021.
Representing some of the most successful and fastest growing private companies, making and moving up on the Inc. 5000 list is an honor for any company. This year, Ole Smoky moved up by more than 1100 slots on to a ranking of #3112.
Robert Hall, CEO, Ole Smoky Distillery, shared, “We are honored for the second year to be ranked amongst some of the world’s most successful and fastest-growing companies. Ole Smoky Distillery’s growth in the spirits market continues to rise. We are especially proud of our 2020 results given the unique challenges that all businesses faced last year. Our team worked incredibly hard and remains flexible and nimble during this unprecedented time to keep our business growing.”
After the unprecedented last year and a half, the businesses making the Inc. 5000 list all proved to be highly resilient and flexible. Within the 5000 businesses on the list, the median three-year growth rate reached 543%. The companies within the program created over 600,000 jobs within the last three years.
“The 2021 Inc. 5000 list feels like one of the most important rosters of companies ever compiled,” says Scott Omelianuk, editor-in-chief of Inc. “Building one of the fastest-growing companies in America in any year is a remarkable achievement. Building one in the crisis we’ve lived through is just plain amazing. This kind of accomplishment comes with hard work, smart pivots, great leadership, and the help of a whole lot of people.”