Root Named One of the Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America by Inc. Magazine for Second Consecutive Year

Root Included on the Magazine's Annual Exclusive List -- the Inc. 500|5000

SYLVANIA, OH--(Marketwired - Aug 20, 2013) - Inc. magazine today included Root Inc., the strategy execution consulting company, in its annual Inc. 500|5000 list for the second consecutive year. This is the seventh edition of this elite roundup, which celebrates the country's fastest-growing private companies.

"It's an honor for Root to be acknowledged by such a respected business organization. Inclusion on the Inc. 500|5000 in both 2012 and 2013 is a validation and testament to the dedication and expertise exemplified by every person at Root," said Jim Haudan, CEO of Root. "With an unwavering passion to help our clients execute strategies and change, I believe Root will continue this path towards success throughout the coming year and in the many years to come."

Root enables big brands to drive or accelerate strategies at all levels of the organization. Swarovski, Petco, Hilton Hotels, Procter & Gamble, Delta Air Lines, Taco Bell and Dow Chemical are just a few of the companies that have benefited from Root's creative methods, insights and experience to solve execution issues, build employee engagement and deliver powerful strategic outcomes.

In addition to inclusion on the Inc. 500|5000, Root was named one of six businesses with "office designs that make working fun" by BusinessBee, a one-stop shop for small business needs. Along with the five other style-savvy companies, including Hill Holiday and Radio Flyer, Root's office design is acknowledged for inspiring creativity, encouraging productivity and contributing to the overall happiness of employees.

About the Inc. 500|5000
Complete results of the Inc. 500|5000, including company profiles, can be found at Companies are ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2009 to 2012.

About Inc.
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, aiming to deliver real solutions for today's innovative company builders. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 6,000,000 today. For more information, visit

About Root
Root is a strategy execution company that helps organizations engage their people as the catalyst and driver for change. Root does this by connecting people with complex strategies using creative and visual methods, transformative insights and consulting know-how on strategy deployment and sustainment. With more than 20 years of capabilities developed from partnering with the world's largest businesses, Root has created a proven framework that consistently achieves clarity, ownership and results. Based in Sylvania, Ohio, Root has been recognized as a Great Place to Work for eight consecutive years. Visit for more information, and follow Root on Twitter: @therootinc.

Contact Information:

Liz Cahill
Fred Marketing


Aleassa Schambers
Director of Marketing at Root

Root Inc. is recognized for the second consecutive year as an Inc 5000 fastest growing company.