ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 15, 2018--Phobio, a leading provider of software and services that empower the retail industry, has been recognized as one of the top 40 fastest growing middle-market companies by the Atlanta Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth® (ACG), a global professional organization with the mission of driving middle-market growth.

To be considered, Phobio was required to submit three years of verifiable revenue and employment growth records, which were validated by national accounting firm and founding Diamond sponsor, Cherry Bekaert LLP. An ACG Selection Committee evaluated each application and conducted in-person interviews with all qualified applicants. Each recognized on the list are for-profit and headquartered in Georgia. Further, they reported year-end revenues ranging from $15 to $500 million.

“I’m extremely proud of this honor,” said Stephen Wakeling, Co-Founder and CEO of Phobio. “The team we have at Phobio is always dedicated to achieving such strong results. Being recognized is a true testament to our amazing employees who continually produce and are always passionate about the job.”

The eight-year-old company employs 25 people in its Atlanta-based headquarters and 59 employees nation-wide.

“These 40 companies represent more than 13,000 new jobs and $1.9 billion in revenue growth over the last two years alone,” said Beth Turner, chairman of the 2018 Georgia Fast 40 Awards and Partner at Cherry Bekaert. “We are proud to honor these great companies in our communities.”

ACG Atlanta will present the awards at the Georgia Fast 40 Awards Dinner and Gala at Flourish Atlanta in Buckhead on June 14, 2018, at which more than 600 leaders in the Georgia business community will be in attendance. Tables and single tickets can be purchased online at http://www.acg.org/atlanta.

About ACG Atlanta

ACG comprises more than 14,500 members from corporations, private equity, finance, and professional service firms representing Fortune 500, Fortune1000, FTSE 100, and mid-­market companies in 59 chapters in North America and Europe. Founded in 1974, ACG Atlanta is one of the oldest and most active chapters, providing the area's executives and professionals a unique forum for exchanging ideas and experiences concerning organic and acquisitive growth. Programs include Atlanta ACG Capital Connection, The Georgia Fast 40 Honoree Awards and Gala, a Wine Tasting Reception, a Deal of the Year event as well as an active Women’s Forum and Young Professionals group.

About Phobio

Headquartered in Atlanta, Phobio offers software and services that enable retail brands to transform how they engage with customers and employees and disrupt their respective marketplace. Founded in 2010, the company's product portfolio includes SafeTrade, an omni-channel software system that automates mobile device trade-ins, and Rodio, a workforce communication platform that closely aligns with an organization's hierarchical structure to exchange business-critical messages. The company's software is deployed at more than 4,500 locations, serves leading companies such as Apple, Samsung, Verizon and Tracfone. For more information, visit: http://www.phobio.com.

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