Wakefield-based Treeline, Inc. Ranks No. 686 on Inc. Magazine’s 2008 Top 5000 Fastest
Growing Companies List
Executive Search Firm comes in at No. 23 among New England Companies
Wakefield, Massachusetts August 20, 2008 – Inc. today ranked Treeline, Inc. #686 on its
annual list of the nation’s 5000 fastest-growing private companies. The list is the most
comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy – America’s independentminded entrepreneurs. These companies represent the backbone of the U.S. economy.
“Our second annual Inc. 5000 continues as the most ambitious project in business journalism,”
said Inc. 5000 Project Manager Jim Melloan. “The Inc. 5000 gives an unrivalled portrait of young,
underreported companies across all industries doing fascinating things with cutting-edge
business models, as well as older companies that are still showing impressive growth.”
2008 marks Treeline’s debut on this highly regarded list. Daniel S. Fantasia founded Treeline, Inc.
in 2001 with an exclusive focus on helping companies build world-class, high-output, sales teams.
During the past seven years, Dan has partnered with hundreds of respected companies and
thousands of top-tier sales candidates. Treeline has been consistently recognized by clients as a
rapidly growing and innovative service partner for both contingency-based placement and sales
Under Dan’s leadership, Treeline has achieved double- and triple-digit growth and profitability
each year and has become widely recognized throughout the Northeast and beyond. Treeline’s
client roster to now includes 200+ high-profile regional and national companies. In both 2007 and
2008, the Boston Business Journal named Treeline as one of the Area’s Largest Executive
Search Firms. This year, Treeline was also named as the #1 Best Place to Work (companies up
to 100 employees) by the publication.
“We couldn’t have achieved this honor without the tireless efforts of our employees and the
generous support of our clients. As we grow, we will continue to provide them with unparalleled
innovation and service, says Fantasia.”
The 2008 Inc. 5000 list measures revenue growth from 2004 through 2007. To qualify,
companies must be U.S.-based and privately held, independent – not subsidiaries or divisions of
other companies – as of December 31, 2007, and have had at least $200,000 in revenue in 2004,
and $2 million in 2007.
The 5000 companies that made the list reported aggregate revenue of $185 billion and median
three-year growth of 147 percent. Most important, the 2008 Inc. 5000 companies were engines
of job growth, having created more than 826,033 jobs since those companies were founded.
Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and a list of the fastest-growing
companies that can be sorted by industry and region can be found at www.inc5000.com.
Treeline, Inc. is the nation’s premier executive search firm focused exclusively on sales. Treeline
offers direct hire contingency-based placement services and complete sales outsourcing. Treeline
was recently named as the region’s #1 Best Place to Work for the second year in a row. To learn
more about Treeline, Inc. call 781-876-8100 or visit www.treeline-inc.com.