Inc. Magazine Unveils 2018 List of America’s Fastest-Growing

Private Companies — the Inc. 5000 List

Locally owned Preventia Ranks No. 2212 on 37th Annual List

TENNESSEE, August 15, 2018Inc. magazine announces local company, Preventia, has ranked number 2212 on its 37th annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.

The 2018 Inc. 5000 list is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2014 and 2018. To qualify, companies must meet a set of specific requirements which include the following: must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2014; must be US-based, privately held, for profit and independent as of December 31, 2017; must have met a minimum revenue of $100,000 for 2014 and a minimum of $2 million for 2017.

This list features the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment – independent small businesses. Many well-known companies, including Microsoft, Dell, LinkedIn, and Yelp, gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000 list.

Aaron Whitaker, Preventia founder and owner proclaims:

“This tremendous accomplishment would not have been possible without our exceptional team members. Our business just does not grow without quality people and the reason we have been able to grow is because of our people. Everyone on our team, from each of our technicians and sales consultants to our office administrators and managers, has contributed to our development. We are also excited to be a part of the overall growth in Maury County and Middle TN. We see so much progress and advancement around us and we are delighted to be a part of it all.”

Preventia, your resource for all things security and smart home, is locally owned and operated. Based out of Columbia, this company provides service to all of Middle Tennessee. Preventia was founded on the principle that reliable home and business security solutions should be affordable. This belief, combined with the desire to build an integrity-based business, has helped Preventia become one of the fastest growing security companies in Tennessee. Their five-diamond, UL-listed monitoring service and hometown customer care create security and smart home experiences like no other in the industry.

For more information about Preventia, contact Marissa Hale by email at [email protected]

Inc. editor-in-chief, James Ledbetter says,

“If your company is on the Inc. 5000, it’s unparalleled recognition of your years of hard work and sacrifice. The lines of business may come and go, or come and stay. What doesn’t change is the way entrepreneurs create and accelerate the forces that shape our lives.”

The companies on the 2018 Inc. 5000 list have been very competitive within their markets and the list, as a whole, shows staggering growth compared with prior lists. The Inc. 5000 list’s aggregate revenue was $206.1 billion, which has accounted for 664,095 jobs over the past three years. Complete results of the Inc. 5000 list, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at

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