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Inc. Magazine Names Blue Door Consulting to Fastest-Growing Private Companies List for the Second Year

OSHKOSH, Wis. – Oshkosh-based marketing firm Blue Door Consulting earned a spot onto Inc. magazine’s prestigious list of the 5000 fastest-growing private companies. Blue Door Consulting ranks 3,261 on the 2019 Inc. 5000 list.

This is the company’s second time being included on the list, which is available at In 2018, Blue Door Consulting ranked 3,436.

“It’s an honor that speaks to our team and our clients,” said Heidi Strand, co-owner of Blue Door Consulting. “Their trust and willingness to work with Blue Door Consulting has made this possible.”

Privately owned, independent companies that met minimum revenue targets for 2015 and 2018 were eligible to apply for the list. Other companies who were previously named to the Inc. 5000 include Microsoft®, LinkedIn®, Yelp®, Facebook® and more.

According to Inc., companies on the 2019 list achieved a three-year average growth of 454%, and a median rate of 157%. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue was $237.7 billion in 2018, accounting for 1,216,308 jobs over the past three years. 

Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region and other criteria, can be found at

“Helping our clients grow is what drives us every day—from a small start-up entrepreneur planning a launch to a large enterprise undertaking transformation,” said Brenda Haines, co-owner of Blue Door Consulting. “This means so much to us because we know that our growth would not be possible without the growth of our clients.” 

“The companies on this year’s Inc. 5000 have followed so many different paths to success,” says Inc. editor in chief James Ledbetter. “There’s no single course you can follow or investment you can take that will guarantee this kind of spectacular growth. But what they have in common is persistence and seizing opportunities.”

About Blue Door Consulting
Located in Wisconsin’s fast-growing Fox Valley region, Blue Door Consulting helps clients grow through strategic planning, branding, consulting, marketing, media relations, social media, website development, mobile development and technology integration. Since founding the firm in 2002, partners Brenda Haines and Heidi Strand have led the company in offering marketing assistance to more than 150 companies that do business worldwide. For more information, visit

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