Inc. Magazine Unveils Its Annual Exclusive List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

For Immediate Release
September 5, 2013

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Independent Financial Group, LLC Ranks No. 126 in Financial Services on the 2013 Inc. 500|5000

NEW YORK, NY – Inc. magazine today ranked Independent Financial Group, LLC on its seventh annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Fuhu tops this year’s list. Independent Financial Group joins LivingSocial, Edible Arrangements, CDW and Lifelock, among other prominent brands featured on this year’s list.

“It is fitting that our 10-year anniversary coincides with our Honor Roll ranking in Inc. Magazine”, explains David Fischer, Managing Director and Chief Marketing Officer. He continues, “To be recognized as one of American’s best companies on the Inc. 500|5000 list for five years is indicative of our successful growth and firmly establishes IFG as one of the finest broker-dealers in the country.”

In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2013 Inc. 500|5000 companies is an impressive 142 percent. The companies on this year’s list report having created over 520,000 jobs in the
past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $241 billion.

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

“Not all the companies in the Inc. 500 | 5000 are in glamorous industries, but in their fields they are as famous as household name companies simply by virtue of being great at what they do. They are the hidden champions of job growth and innovation, the real muscle of the American economy,” says Inc. Editor Eric Schurenberg.

About Inc.

Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 6,000,000 today. For more information, visit

About Independent Financial Group

Independent Financial Group (IFG) is an independent broker-dealer firm located in San Diego, California. Their affiliated financial advisors recently scored their overall satisfaction with the firm a 9.4 out of 10 as noted in this year’s Registered Rep. Magazine annual poll; earning them the #6 rank among all brokerdealers nationwide. IFG has been recognized each year by the San Diego Business Journal and was the #1 Fastest-Growing Private Company in San Diego in 2006. IFG is led by founders: David Fischer, Scott Heising and Joe Miller. The company currently maintains over 500 financial advisors with more than 250 offices in 36 states across the country.

For more information on Independent Financial Group, LLC visit or call (800) 269-1903.



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