August 27, 2018

GrapeTree Named 8th Fastest Growing Staffing Firm in America by SIA

Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), the global advisor on staffing and workforce solutions has announced the 2018 List of Fastest‐Growing US Staffing Firms. This year 94 companies qualified for inclusion on the annual list. The list ranks firms by compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for revenue from 2013 through 2017, excluding acquisitions.

For the 4th time, GrapeTree Medical Staffing has been honored on the list, with this year being its highest ranking. GrapeTree ranks 8th out of 94 firms on the 2018 list of Fastest Growing US Staffing Firms. In reference to healthcare staffing firms, GrapeTree is #5 and is #1 in Iowa.

“We are very excited about our growth as a company,” says Steve Heeg, CEO of GrapeTree. “Our healthcare providers and client facilities are the best around and are dedicated to improving healthcare on a daily basis.”

To qualify for the list companies needed to have had at least $1 million in revenue in 2013 and at least 15% CAGR between 2013 and 2017. The median CAGR for the top 10 companies this year was 97.8%, up from 83.5% last year. For the full list, it was 26.9%.

“The fastest‐growing staffing firms stand out for their top line growth and performance in a dynamic and evolving ecosystem,” said Barry Asin, SIA President. “We congratulate these organizations on their achievements as they set the pace and raise the bar industrywide.”

The ten fastest‐growing US staffing firms are:

California and Texas headed up the states boasting the most companies on this year’s fastest‐growing list, with nine each. Florida was next with eight, followed by Georgia with seven. Seven of the top 10 staffing firms cited healthcare staffing as a top segment. Healthcare was also the top segment for the list overall, with approximately 42% of firms citing healthcare staffing as a top segment. The next most prevalent segment was IT staffing with an estimated 36% of firms listing this as a top segment.

The October 2018 issue of Staffing Industry Review magazine features interviews with executives and business leaders from the 10 fastest‐growing staffing firms on growth and strategies for success. These profiles, along with the full list of the 94 fastest‐growing companies for 2018, will debut on

The full 2018 List of Fastest‐Growing Staffing Firms US report is available for SIA’s Corporate and CWS Council Members.

About GrapeTree Medical Staffing
Founded in 1999 by travelling RN Tim Kinnetz, GrapeTree Medical Staffing is a healthcare staffing agency that provides staffing solutions to healthcare facilities across the Midwest by providing healthcare professionals to fill last‐minute or long‐term shifts left by staffing shortages. GrapeTree is rated one of the top 10 most reliable staffing firms in the Midwest and is certified by The Joint Commission, recognized nationwide as a “Gold Seal of Approval” and a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting high performance standards.

Through the utilization of the latest technology to help streamline staffing and scheduling, GrapeTree has experienced tremendous growth over the past few years, employing over 125 office staff members who manage over 3,000 healthcare employees working in approximately 1,200 facilities in a nine‐state area – Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana. Wisconsin and Kansas. GrapeTree is headquartered in Milford, Iowa.

Becca Spooner, Marketing Manager or (712) 336-0800 Ext. 1122

About Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA)
SIA is the Global Advisor on Staffing and Workforce Solutions Elevating the Workforce Solutions Ecosystem Founded in 1989, SIA is the global advisor on staffing and workforce solutions. Our proprietary research covers all categories of employed and non‐employed work including temporary staffing, independent contracting and other types of contingent labor. SIA’s independent and objective analysis provides insights into the services and suppliers operating in the workforce solutions ecosystem including staffing firms, managed service providers, recruitment process outsourcers, payrolling/compliance firms and talent acquisition technology specialists such as vendor management systems, online staffing platforms, crowdsourcing and online work services. We also provide training and accreditation with our unique Certified Contingent Workforce Professional (CCWP) program.

Known for our award‐winning content, data, support tools, publications, executive conferences and events, we help both suppliers and buyers of workforce solutions make better‐informed decisions that improve business results and minimize risk. As a division of the international business media company, Crain Communications Inc., SIA is headquartered in Mountain View, California, with offices in London, England.

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