Gragg Advertising Recognized as Top Job Creator by Inc. Magazine

Dec 06, 2012, 11:02 ET from Gragg Advertising

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Gragg Advertising, a full-service, strategic advertising agency in Kansas City, has been featured in the inaugural ranking of Inc. Magazine's Hire Power Awards, recognizing the private businesses that have generated the most jobs in the past three years. Over the past three years, Gragg Advertising has generated 42 jobs, placing it among the top 10 private business job creators within the state of Missouri.


"Something that we have always prided ourselves on at Gragg Advertising is growing our business and giving people the opportunity to succeed.  We are all very excited that Inc. Magazine has recognized these efforts and we plan on continuing this growth moving forward," Darryl Mattox, president of Gragg Advertising, said.

Over the past three years Gragg Advertising has seen a record increase in revenue.  From 2008 to 2011 Gragg Advertising's revenue grew 248%.  In addition to this rapid expansion, Gragg has spun off four additional businesses ranging from outsourced benefit management to brand compliance monitoring. 

"Part of Gragg Advertising's mission is to constantly be looking for new business and revenue streams to pursue.  Our entrepreneurial spirit and ability to constantly adapt to changing business climates allows us to continually increase our revenue and grow our business," Greg Gragg, CEO & chairman of Gragg Advertising, said.

Inc. will celebrate the honorees at the inaugural Hire Power Awards Celebration and Ceremony, held December 6th at The Mead Center  in Washington, DC.  For the complete list of companies featured in Inc.'s Hire Power Awards, visit

About Gragg Advertising
Gragg Advertising is a full-service, strategic advertising agency focusing on data-driven results and direct-response marketing.  Gragg Advertising was established in 1992 by Greg Gragg and now employs over 70 people. Working with clients around the globe, Gragg Advertising focuses on providing a quantifiable return on investment for the marketing dollars of their clients. The agency combines traditional branding strategy with proven direct response marketing tactics in order to create advertising that is both memorable and measurable. Learn more at

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