Inc. magazine today ranked Blue Sky MD NO. 1320 on its seventh annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Fuhu tops this year’s list. Blue Sky MD joins LivingSocial, Edible Arrangements, CDW and Lifelock, among other prominent brands featured on this year’s list.
“We are absolutely thrilled to be ranked among the nation’s fastest-growing private companies,” said Dr. David LaMond, Medical Director and CEO of Blue Sky MD. “I’m so proud of the fact that we’re based here in Western North Carolina, which continues to be the place to be for innovation and growth. The Hendersonville and Asheville communities, along with our outstanding team, are part of what has helped push us to this level.”
In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2013 Inc. 500|5000 companies is an impressive 142 percent. The companies on this year’s list report having created over 520,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $241 billion. Blue Sky MD has added 19 jobs in the previous three years and expanded operations to Asheville and Tennessee.
Blue Sky MD is a medically managed practice helping patients with weight control, hormone therapy, and advanced aesthetics. “We have a strong combination of doctors, nurses, registered dietitians, and counselors that make our practice the success that it is,” said LaMond. The corporation has two clinics in Western North Carolina, and a clinic operating under the Blue Sky MD license in Chattanooga, TN.