Lexicon Honored by Inc. 500 as the 4th Fastest Growing Company in America

Sep 14, 2010, 15:15 ET from Lexicon, Inc.

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Lexicon, Inc., a premier provider of language, culture, and military training, announced today that the company was named to the prestigious Inc. 500 list of the most entrepreneurial and fastest growing companies in America.  It is Lexicon's first time honored on the list, securing the #4 spot of America's Top 10 companies by growth rate.  Lexicon also received the distinction of being ranked as Inc's #1 Woman-Run company, #1 San Diego-based company, and #2 in the Government Services category with an extraordinary growth rate of 14,018%.

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The list, published in the September issue of Inc. magazine and online at www.inc.com, represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America's independent-minded entrepreneurs. Highly recognized businesses such as Microsoft, Zappos, Intuit, GoDaddy, Zipcar, Clif Bar, American Apparel, Oracle, and many other well-known names gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 500.

Lexicon President and CEO, Jamie Arundell-Latshaw, commented on the award:  "Our entire team – from our managers, to recruiters, to role players have worked extremely hard in the past five years to reach this point.  At Lexicon, we're committed to training the Warfighter to be better equipped, prepared, and ready for any cultural situation or contingency."  Latshaw continued, "To be recognized as one of the leaders in our industry on such a highly-acclaimed and nationally recognized list as the Inc. 500 is truly an honor.  We'd like to thank all of our employees, teammates, and customers who are responsible for our tremendous growth and success."

Founded in 2005 by Jamie and Leroy Latshaw, Lexicon, Inc. is a premier provider of specialized language, cultural, and military training to the Department of Defense (DoD), the full spectrum of our Armed Forces and government agencies.  

This year, Lexicon placed in the Top Ten of the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing businesses at #4, with an extraordinary three year growth rate of 14,018%.  Additionally topping the list at #1 in the Top Woman Entrepreneur category, Lexicon also garnished the top spot in San Diego-based companies and #2 in the Government Services category.  Lexicon attributes a large part of their success to the exemplary group of employees that teach, recruit, and support:  "We are very proud and humbled by the Inc. 500 recognition.  This award is a testament to the character and pride our employees have in their jobs and their cultures.  They go above and beyond to make our military better prepared to defend our country and to support other Nations around the globe."

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