Avella Named One of Inc. 5000's Fastest Growing Companies for Eighth Straight Year


Avella is #1,772 nationwide with a 3-year growth rate of 234%

August 20, 2014, Phoenix, AZ: Avella Specialty Pharmacy has once again been designated as one of Inc. Magazine’s 5,000 fastest growing companies in America. Avella has been included in this select group of innovative organizations since the magazine first started its annual list in 2006.

“We are honored to be recognized alongside such an exclusive group of leading companies,” said Rebecca M. Shanahan, CEO of Avella. “Avella continues to build on the incredible growth we have experienced for nearly two decades. We attribute this success to our unwavering focus on clinical excellence as well as the premier, personalized service we provide to all of our customers.”

Inc. identified companies for this year’s list by measuring growth from 2010 to 2013. Companies must be US-based, privately held, for profit and independent (i.e. not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies) as of Dec. 31, 2013. Avella met the publication’s rigorous criteria for inclusion in the 2014 list based on an average growth rate of 234% percent during this period.

For complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, visit http://www.inc.com/inc5000/list/2014. Read specific details about Avella’s listing.

About Avella Specialty Pharmacy

Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, Avella Specialty Pharmacy is a National Accredited Specialty Pharmacy, providing individualized care and support to patients since 1996. Avella's clinical pharmacists and staff members are experts in managing complex disease states and providing compassionate care. The company offers a nationwide distribution service to complement its retail locations. In addition to be recognized as one of Inc. Magazine’s 5,000 Fastest Growing Companies for the past eight years, the Arizona Corporate Excellence Awards has also named Avella Specialty Pharmacy as the fastest-growing private company based in the state. For more information, please visit www.avella.com.

About Inc.

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