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Nyhus Communications Ranked in the Top 25 Percent of Inc. Magazine's Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Strategic communications firm ranked No. 1,245 in first appearance on list; adds to growing collection of awards and recognitions


Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Nyhus Communications LLC (, a leading Seattle-based strategic communications and advocacy firm, today announced its first appearance on Inc. Magazine's Inc. 5000 list, which ranks the top 5,000 fastest-growing private companies. Nyhus ranked in the top 25 percent nationally at No. 1,245. Inc.'s list ranks companies based on revenue percentage growth during a four-year time period.


"Appearing on Inc. Magazine's 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies list validates the success we've experienced in the past several years," said Roger Nyhus, president and CEO. "Even through this economic downturn, Nyhus' unique integrated public affairs and public relations approach continues to attract national and international clients."


The 2009 Inc. 5000 list measures revenue growth from 2005 through 2008. To qualify, companies must be U.S.-based and privately held as of December 31, 2008. Qualifying companies have had at least $200,000 in revenue in 2004 and $2 million in 2008. The top 5000 companies as ranked by Inc. will be honored at the Inc. Magazine Awards Ceremony on Sept. 25, 2009 in National Harbor, Md.


Complete Inc. 5000 results, including winning company profiles and a list that can be sorted by industry and region, is available at


Nyhus' Inc. 5000 ranking continues the company's reputation as an innovative and award-winning firm recognized for its work and its people.


Earlier this year, Seattle Business Monthly included Nyhus on its Washington's 100 Best Places to Work list. The company, with a team of 17 employees, was listed 21st among small companies and 35th among all companies in Washington state. Seattle Business Monthly compiles its list annually based on nearly 10,000 employee surveys. The magazine's definition of the characteristics of a "best company" include challenging but attainable performance standards, comprehensive benefits, open communication and low turnover.


Additionally, Nyhus was ranked 14th in the Top 25 Largest Public Relations Firms in the Puget Sound Business Journal's Book of Lists, 2009. The Business Journal ranking is released annually, and companies are ranked by revenues from the previous year.


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About Nyhus Communications

Nyhus Communications LLC is a smart, creative and connected strategic communications and advocacy firm with a global view. Nyhus provides comprehensive, innovative and tailored communications strategies to meet its clients' unique needs. Through its public relations, public affairs, and new media and content services teams, Nyhus offers its clients a full array of communications services, delivering exceptional results. Nyhus develops true partnerships with its clients to understand and address their challenges and create opportunities.


For further information: contact Michelle Craig or Leah Motz, Nyhus Communications LLC, (206) 323-3733,