February 27, 2020 (Lanham, MD)—Inc. magazine announced that The Bizzell Group (Bizzell) is No. 128 on its inaugural Inc. 5000 Series: D.C. Metro list for achieving a 95% increase in revenue growth in 2018. The list is the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in D.C., Maryland, Virginia, and Delaware. Born of the annual Inc. 5000 franchise, this regional list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the D.C. Metro economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses.

“As always, I’m captivated by the zeal and fortitude of my team. This recognition by the Inc. 5000 committee would not be feasible without them. I express the utmost gratitude for this distinguished ranking,” said Dr. Anton C. Bizzell, President & CEO.

The companies on this list show stunning rates of growth across all industries in the D.C. metropolitan area. Between 2016 and 2018, these 250 private companies had an average growth rate of 196 percent and, in 2018 alone, they employed over 88,000 people and added $6.5 billion in revenue to the greater D.C. area’s economy. Companies based in the Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Richmond, Virginia, metro areas brought in the highest revenue overall.

Complete results of the Inc. 5000 Series: D.C. Metro, including an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, metro area, and other criteria, can be found at

“The companies on this list demonstrate just how much the small-business sector impacts the economies of D.C., Maryland, Virginia, and Delaware” says Inc. editor in chief Scott Omelianuk. “Across every single industry, these businesses have posted revenue and growth rates that are beyond impressive, further proving the tenacity of their founders and CEOs.”

The Inc. 5000 Series: D.C. Metro Summit & Awards event to honor the companies on the list will take place on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at Hook Hall (3400 Georgia Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. 20010).

About The Bizzell Group

Established in 2010, The Bizzell Group (Bizzell) is a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 8(a) certified strategy, consulting, and technology firm that specializes in program management, administrative support, communications and outreach, conference management and logistical support, health services and research, technical assistance, and training and development. Bizzell’s expert staff and consultants work on health, scientific, education, environmental, research, and information technology projects that advance national priorities. Under the leadership and vision of founder, Anton C. Bizzell, MD, the company has grown from a staff of two in one small office, to a thriving firm with three offices in Lanham, MD, Rockville, MD, and Atlanta, GA, with ongoing projects around the world. Learn more about how we develop data-driven, research-informed, innovative solutions to complex-real-world challenges:

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The 2020 Inc. 5000 Regional Series is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2016 and 2018. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2016. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2018. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2016 is $100,000; the minimum for 2018 is $1 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons.

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The world’s most trusted business-media brand, Inc. offers entrepreneurs the knowledge, tools, connections, and community to build great companies. Its award-winning multiplatform content reaches more than 50 million people each month across a variety of channels, including websites, newsletters, social media, podcasts, and print. Its prestigious Inc. 5000 list, produced every year since 1982, analyzes company data to recognize the fastest-growing privately held businesses in the United States. The global recognition that comes with inclusion in the 5000 gives the founders of the best businesses an opportunity to engage with an exclusive community of their peers, and the credibility that helps them drive sales and recruit talent. The associated Inc. 5000 Conference is part of a highly acclaimed portfolio of bespoke events produced by Inc. For more information, visit

Bizzell Named Fastest Growing Companies in America, Again

Lanham, MD – August 16, 2018Inc. Magazine announced The Bizzell Group (Bizzell) has been ranked as the 494th fastest growing company in America on Inc.’s 5000 list. Last year, Bizzell made their first appearance on the prestigious publication ranking 137th. In addition, they were recognized as the 3rd fastest growing black-owned small business in the nation and the 2nd  fastest growing small business in Maryland in 2017. It is uncommon for a company to rank twice on the 500 list in two consecutive years.

Dr. Anton C. Bizzell, President, and CEO of Bizzell said, “I attribute Bizzell’s success to the diverse and innovative people which compose our staff. We are dedicated to providing creative solutions to build healthy, secure and sustainable communities domestically and globally.”

Bizzell’s practice areas include health services and research; communication and outreach; technical assistance and training; program management and administrative support, conference management and logistical support, and technology. They have over 15 subject matter experts with decades of experience addressing substance use disorders and related issues by creating effective protocol and programs. Bizzell has offered their expertise to the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, Defense, Energy, Transportation, and the United States Agency for International Development, and the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency of the District of Columbia. Bizzell’s motto “Our clients drive real world change. We accelerate it”.  Inc.’s 500 was announced August 15 and companies listed will be featured in the September issue.

Bizzell is a U.S. Small Business Administration 8(a) certified and an ISO 9001:2015 certified firm based in Lanham, MD. Founded in 2010, Bizzell offers expertise in a myriad of health-related and conference services.

Bizzell Earns #137 Spot On Inc. Magazine’s Top 5000 List

Lanham, Maryland, August 16, 2017 – Demonstrating remarkable growth of 2829.1% over 3 years, today The Bizzell Group (Bizzell) is among the fastest growing companies in the nation. Inc. Magazine today ranked Bizzell #137 on its 36th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment— its independent small and mid-sized businesses. Companies such as Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees of the Inc. 5000.

When I started Bizzell in 2010, I did so with the intent of creating a successful private enterprise that would have a significant and positive social impact. I can say, without a doubt, that my team and I have done just that. Our work includes education, energy, health, information technology, mental health, labor, defense, substance use, transportation and international development projects that reflect our commitment to being change agents and providing our clients with excellent, innovative service.  Our work and commitment to excellence is reflective of our awareness of how what we do everyday impacts the lives of everyday Americans. We take pride in knowing that our team of experts and professionals improve the quality of life for so many.”

Dr. Anton Bizzell, President & CEO

The 2017 Inc. 5000, unveiled online at and with the top 500 companies featured in the September issue of Inc. (available on newsstands August 16) is the most competitive crop in the list’s history. The average company on the list achieved a mind-boggling three-year average growth of 481%. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue is $206 billion, and the companies on the list collectively generated 619,500 jobs over the past three years.

“We are proud to be supporting some of the Federal government’s most important and timely programs. Our work providing technical assistance to opioid treatment programs across the country is dear to my heart. This unfortunate substance use crisis has claimed far too many lives. I am extremely proud of our team of experts who have developed impactful and creative approaches to addressing this national crisis”, says Dr. Bizzell.


Lee Hayes