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MarketCounsel Recognized by Inc. Magazine as One of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies for 6 Straight Years

Englewood, N.J. –August 24, 2012– For the sixth straight year, Inc. magazine has included MarketCounsel in its annual ranking of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the United States.  By its inclusion in this prestigious list since the list’s inception in 2007, MarketCounsel, a leading business and regulatory consulting firm to some of the country’s preeminent independent investments advisors, has demonstrated consistent growth amidst challenging economic conditions.  As a six-time honoree, MarketCounsel remains part of an ever-narrowing exclusive club of enterprises recognized by Inc. magazine as the most innovative, dynamic and successful in the nation year after year.

MarketCounsel opened its doors in 2000 to meet the budding demands of entrepreneurial, independent registered investment advisors.  Since then, they have created some of the most creative and innovative solutions to a seemingly set of complicated challenges faced by entrepreneurs operating in a highly-regulated industry.  “We take complex and often paralyzing issues and create simple and elegant solutions, alleviating a tremendous burden from our clients so they can focus on servicing their own clients’ investment needs,” said Brian Hamburger, MarketCounsel’s Founder and Managing Director.

“While the growth over the years seems consistent from afar, the first few years were grit and determination, the next few were putting the right people in place and implementing both structure and business process, then we entered a period of growth by expansion and acquisition.  But then we found our voice, both in advocating on behalf of the industry we serve and in communicating our core values to our staff, creating alignment that other companies only dream about,” said Brian Hamburger.  “All the while, we have never lost sight of the importance of doing what we say we are going to do so that our brand means something within our space,” he continued.

“The intriguing story here is that, in writing our own entrepreneurial success story, we are setting the pace for our own clients, each an entrepreneur,” said Corey Kupfer, the firm’s chief strategist.  “We feel driven serve as trusted advisor to so many great American success stories – enterprises that have figured out ways to grow their business despite significant economic challenges,” added Scott Brown, MarketCounsel’s director of regulatory compliance.

“It’s hard to imagine that 12 years have passed since formation.  The fire to lead this industry and innovate for our clients has never been stronger.  And we’re having more fun doing it than ever before,” concluded Mr. Hamburger.

The Inc. 5000 is an extension of the Inc. 500 list that was first introduced in 1982.  The list includes the Inc. 500 but digs deeper to offer the most comprehensive look at the entrepreneurial engine driving the U.S. economy.

For more information or to speak with Mr. Hamburger, please contact Bill McGuire at 201.705.1248 or billmcguire@marketcounsel.com.  You can also visit www.marketcounsel.com for additional information.

About MarketCounsel
MarketCounsel is the leading business and regulatory compliance consulting firm to the country’s preeminent entrepreneurial, independent investment advisors. Our comprehensive service offering delivers sound business solutions in the areas advisors find most challenging: regulatory compliance and practice management. The firm brings together some of the industry’s best and brightest talent, an oversized investment in technology, a rigid emphasis on business process and continuous improvement, a vision for the future of the business of independent investment advice and wraps it all in an amazing culture that unleashes our people to be passionate about our clients’ success.

Whether it’s the launch of a new investment advisor through the RIA Incubator program to the leveraged solutions of the RIA Institute, MarketCounsel’s service platform consistently delivers on the promise of extraordinary service and trusted counsel to meet, anticipate and exceed the needs of our exacting clients.

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