SAN DIEGO, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inc. magazine has named Piston, an independent advertising agency based in San Diego and New York City, to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. and one of Inc.'s fastest-growing advertising and marketing companies in the U.S.
Inc. President and Editor-in-Chief Eric Schurenberg noted, "Piston now shares a pedigree with Intuit, Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft, Jamba Juice, Timberland, Clif Bar, Pandora, Patagonia, Oracle, and other notable alumni. In addition to Piston, the 2014 list added such powerhouses as GoPro, Bridger, Fuhu, Tough Mudder, Bowlmor, and Lending Club."
Founded as a digital agency by partners Michael Chaney and John Hartman, Piston has evolved into a full-service, integrated agency composed of industry leading talent, specializing in ecommerce, media strategy, performance, analytics and creative.
The agency was awarded a place in the 2014 Inc. 5000 because of their exceptional 74% growth from 2010 to 2013 and their exponential employee growth. San Diego, where Piston's west coast office is based, also was recognized as one of the top five cities home to the fastest growing companies.
"Piston's full-service and fully integrated business model combined with the agency's deep understanding of commerce, culture and technology has contributed to our superior performance. We are proud that our performance has been recognized with a place in the Inc. 5000 list," said CEO Michael Chaney.
With a client portfolio that spans consumer packaged goods, healthcare and entertainment, Piston is also active in the greater community, working with their 2014 pro-bono client NAMI San Diego, and supporting other local organizations as well.
Piston is a full-service digital agency located in San Diego and New York. Piston creates successful communications between brands and customers based on a deeper understanding of commerce, culture and technology. By connecting these three concepts, Piston builds and tracks brand relationships that span all media, channels and marketing capabilities. www.pistonagency.com
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