For the 5th Time, Aligned Makes the Inc. 5000 at No. 2999

2023 Inc 5000 List

Alexandria, VA, August 16, 2023 – Today, Inc. revealed that Aligned Technology Solutions is No. 2999 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, its annual list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. The prestigious ranking provides a data-driven look at the most successful companies within the economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent, entrepreneurial businesses. Facebook, Chobani, Under Armour, Microsoft, Patagonia, and many other household name brands gained their first national exposure as honorees on the list. In the history of Inc. 5000, 1,787 companies – or 3.44 percent – have made the list 5 times, and now Aligned is among them.

“Aligned Technology Solutions is thrilled to accept this prestigious award from Inc.,” said Don Sauer, a co-founder of Aligned. “Securing our fifth consecutive position on an Inc. 5000 list is a testament to the exceptional skills of our dedicated team and the unwavering trust bestowed upon us by our remarkable clients.”

The Inc. 5000 class of 2023 represents companies that have driven rapid revenue growth while navigating inflationary pressure, the rising costs of capital, and seemingly intractable hiring challenges. Among this year’s top 500 companies, the average median three-year revenue growth rate ticked up to an astonishing 2,238 percent. In all, this year’s Inc. 5000 companies have added 1,187,266 jobs to the economy over the past three years.

For complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, location, and other criteria, go to The top 500 companies are featured in the September issue of Inc. magazine, available on newsstands beginning Tuesday, August 23.

“Running a business has only gotten harder since the end of the pandemic,” says Inc. editor-in-chief Scott Omelianuk. “To make the Inc. 5000—with the fast growth that requires—is truly an accomplishment. Inc. is thrilled to honor the companies that are building our future.”

“It’s truly an honor to work with such skilled IT and cybersecurity professionals,” said Gar Whaley, Aligned co-founder. “Their expertise allows Aligned Technology Solutions to be innovative, provide new job opportunities, and most importantly, deliver proven IT strategies that help our clients grow and secure their organization.”

About Aligned Technology Solutions

Aligned is an award-winning service provider that has supported organizations in leveraging and managing their technology since 2010. Businesses gain a powerful marketplace advantage when they partner with Aligned because they gain access to the latest in IT outsourcing, cybersecurity, compliance, and cloud solutions. A core belief demonstrated by the Aligned team is that all partners deserve world-class concierge care from highly skilled professionals. Aligned achieved a notable accomplishment in June 2023, ranking 33rd on Channel Futures’ esteemed list – MSP 501. In August of the same year, the organization made further strides in its security journey by obtaining the sought-after CompTIA Security Trustmark+ certification.

Leaders that want to maximize their IT – and allow it to become a truly strategic asset to their organization – partner with Aligned. For more information, visit our Aligned Technology Solutions website or follow us @AlignedTechnologySolutions on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.

Media Contact
Brittany Watson,
Marketing Manager, Aligned Technology Solutions
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More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000


Companies on the 2023 Inc. 5000 are ranked according to percentage revenue growth from 2019 to 2022. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2019. They must be U.S.-based, privately held, for-profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2022. (Since then, some on the list may have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2019 is $100,000; the minimum for 2022 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Growth rates used to determine company rankings were calculated to four decimal places.

About Inc.

Inc. Business Media is the leading multimedia brand for entrepreneurs. Through its journalism, Inc. aims to inform, educate, and elevate the profile of our community: the risk-takers, the innovators, and the ultra-driven go-getters who are creating our future. Inc.’s award-winning work reaches more than 50 million people across a variety of channels, including events, print, digital, video, podcasts, newsletters, and social media. Its proprietary Inc. 5000 list, produced every year since 1982, analyzes company data to rank the fastest-growing privately held businesses in the United States. The recognition that comes with inclusion on this and other prestigious Inc. lists, such as Female Founders and Power Partners, gives the founders of top businesses the opportunity to engage with an exclusive community of their peers, and credibility that helps them drive sales and recruit talent. For more information, visit

For more information on the Inc. 5000 Conference & Gala, slated for October 31 – November 2 in San Antonio, visit

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