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First Tech Direct, LLC, Named to the Prestigious 2010 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Companies

ROYAL OAK, Mich., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- First Tech Direct, LLC, one of Microsoft's leading Dynamics Partners, today announced that the company was named to Inc. magazine's prestigious Inc. 5000 list, a compendium of the nation's most entrepreneurial and  fastest-growing private companies.  This is the first year First Tech Direct has qualified for the Inc. 5000 and was placed on the list at position #4534, with a three-year, 17 percent growth rate.



"The leaders of the companies on this year's Inc. 5000 have figured out how to grow their businesses during the longest recession since the Great Depression," said Inc. president, Bob LaPointe. "The 2010 Inc. 5000 showcases a particularly hardy group of entrepreneurs."

First Tech Direct President and CEO, John S. Silvani, commented on the award: "We are honored to be recognized by Inc. magazine, especially given the business climate in the Midwest region.  Inc. is the authority on entrepreneurship, and is required reading for any growing enterprise.  We are thrilled to have been named by Inc. as one of the nation's top entrepreneurial companies.  We are extremely thankful to the talent and commitment of or team and to our loyal customers who have made this possible."  

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About First Tech Direct, LLC

First Tech Direct delivers industry expertise as a leading provider of Microsoft Dynamics® business solutions; including Microsoft Dynamics® AX, Microsoft Dynamics® GP, Microsoft Dynamics® SL and Microsoft Dynamics® CRM. Our team of CPAs, MBAs, Microsoft Certified Professionals, and Microsoft Certified Master Consultants are committed to helping organizations plan and implement total business solutions. First Tech Direct also provides PTC®'s, The Product Development Company®, range of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions for discrete manufacturing companies. Our expertise with improved information access and management, system integration, custom development, training, and proven methodologies will help organizations leverage the technology that we provide to stay profitable and competitive in today's economy. First Tech Direct, more than software!   For more information, please visit

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For further information: Valerie Silvani, Director of Marketing of First Tech Direct, +1-248-291-0138, ext. 108,