Charles IT Named to 2022 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing, Private Companies in America for 8th Year

Charles IT Named to 2022 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing, Private Companies in America for 8th Year


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August 25, 2022

With a recorded three-year growth rate of 125%, this year marks the eighth-consecutive year that Charles IT has appeared on the Inc. 5000 list.

MIDDLETOWN, CT and STAMFORD, CT: Charles IT, the Northeast's Compliance Expert, is your friendly, no-nonsense IT team focused on helping companies in highly regulated industries make their technology work for them. Recognized as an 8-time honoree on the "Inc. 5000" annual list, company CEO, Foster Charles, contributes much of this growth to their "team first mentality" that emphasizes taking care of the team and allowing the rest to follow. "Our company is built around the philosophy of building real relationships that deliver real results and create raving fans." Other companies who have been featured on this list during their highest growth stages include Oracle, Patagonia, Zappos, Intuit, Under Armour, and Microsoft.

The past year has been transformational for Charles IT. In addition to the 125% three-year revenue growth rate, they also grew their employee base by 46% and have continued adding new roles and positions to their 86-person team. 2022 kicked off with the acquisition of NST Systems Inc., which allowed Charles IT to expand their offerings throughout Connecticut and the metro New York area.  Although the acquisition was recent, the company already sees opportunities in the MSSP space to better serve an even greater client base by adding new locations, expanding service offerings, and continuing to focus on company core values:

  • Exceptional Service,
  • Endless Improvement,
  • Passionate People, and
  • being Honest and Forthright in everything we do to support the continued growth of the company.

Charles IT ranked No. 3,918 on the 2022 Inc. 5000 list and No. 120 for the fastest-growing private companies in the northeast region (Pennsylvania, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Jersey).

About Charles IT

Charles IT is the Northeast’s compliance expert, with offices in Middletown and Stamford, Connecticut. Charles IT specializes in compliance with SOC 2, HIPAA, DFARS, CMMC 2.0, and NIST CSF along with IT support and services offerings. With a human-first focus, Charles IT values knowing client teams just as much as knowing their technology, allowing them to find the right solutions that take businesses from functioning to flourishing. Charles IT is headquartered in Middletown,  Connecticut with a second location in Stamford, CT.

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See Charles IT's Inc. 5000, Company Profile.

About the Inc. 5000

Expanding from 500 to 5000 honorees in 2007, this list features the fastest-growing, privately held, independent companies based in the United States. Companies are featured in ranked order, determined by their three-year revenue growth percentage from 2018-2021. Other criteria required to be featured on this list includes a minimum annual gross revenue of $100,000 for 2018 and $2M for 2021.

See the full Inc. 5000 list for 2022.



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