MessageGears Named One of the Fastest Growing Companies in Georgia

Georgia Fast 40
Jun 28, 2023

The Atlanta Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth recognized MessageGears on its 2023 Georgia Fast 40 list.

Atlanta, Georgia (June 28, 2023) MessageGears, the leading customer engagement platform for big consumer brands, has been named one of the fastest growing companies in Georgia by the Atlanta Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG). MessageGears and other fast-growing Atlanta companies were honored last night at the ACG’s Georgia Fast 40 celebration at the Buckhead Theatre. 

Will and Abby at the Georgia Fast 40 Awards Gala
Will Devlin, VP of Marketing, and Abby Henderson, Chief Financial Officer, at the Georgia Fast 40 Awards Gala

Founded in 1974, ACG Atlanta is one of the association’s oldest and most active chapters, providing the area’s executives and professionals with a unique forum for exchanging ideas and experiences concerning organic and acquisitive growth. Programs include M&A SOUTH, The Georgia Fast 40 Honoree Awards and Celebration, Taste of ACG Atlanta, a Deal of the Year event, as well as an active Women’s Forum and Young Professionals group. ACG Atlanta is part of ACG’s global network comprising over 100,000 mid-market professionals 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. 

Applicants for ACG’s Georgia Fast 40 list were required to submit three years of verifiable revenue and employment growth records, which were validated by the national accounting firm, Cherry Bekaert LLP. An ACG committee evaluated each company and conducted in-person interviews with all qualified applicants. All companies on the list are for-profit and headquartered in Georgia. These firms reported 2022 year-end revenues ranging from $15 to $500 million.

MessageGears’ 2023 Georgia Fast 40 Award

Founded in 2010, MessageGears is a trusted provider of customer engagement software for B2C enterprise marketing professionals. Its solutions directly access brands’ data repositories, eliminating latency and inflexibility while allowing marketers to leverage zero- and first-party data to engage customers in highly personalized ways across the spectrum of digital channels. MessageGears’ customers include Expedia, Indeed, OpenTable, Rakuten and T-Mobile.

“It’s an honor to be recognized by the Association for Corporate Growth as one of the fastest growing companies in Atlanta,” said Roger Barnette, CEO of MessageGears. “MessageGears is a proud member of the local business community. We have many customers based here, as well as the majority of our employees. Our growth is a reflection of the innovation and entrepreneurial spirit in Atlanta and the unique capabilities of our products.”

Georgia Fast 40 Celebration
The Georgia Fast 40 awards stage