More than 30 Arizona companies were named to the third annual Inc. 5000 Regionals Southwest list, a ranking of the fastest-growing private companies based in ArizonaNew MexicoOklahoma and Texas. Born of the annual Inc. 5000 franchise from Inc. magazine, the Inc. 5000 Regionals list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the Southwest economy’s independent small businesses.

“This year’s Inc. 5000 Regional winners represent one of the most exceptional and exciting lists of America’s off-the-charts growth companies,” Inc. Editor-in-Chief Scott Omelianuk said. “They’re disrupters and job creators, and all delivered an outsize impact on the economy. Remember their names and follow their lead. These are the companies you’ll be hearing about for years to come.”

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The 2022 Inc. 5000 Regionals are ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2018 and 2020. To qualify, companies had to be founded and generate revenue by March 31, 2018, as well as U.S.-based, privately held, for-profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2019.

“The quick decision to pivot our business to focus on producing fun, comfortable and functional facial masks saved my business,” says Heather Clark, founder and owner Pomchies company, the leader in fashion accessories from headwear and luggage tags to pet products and water bottle carriers — all made from durable, stretchy, washable, swim wear material. “I am extremely grateful for the efforts of my staff and everyone involved with my company for raising the bar when we needed it to the most. It is very humbling to be included among the admirable companies on this list.”

Between 2018 and 2020, the 141 private companies from various industries on the Inc. 5000 Regionals Southwest list had a combined average growth rate of 154 percent. In 2020 alone, the companies on this list added 10,563 jobs and nearly $10.9 billion to the Southwest region’s economy.

“It has been an exponential growth year for Lifted Trucks,” said Co-President of Lifted Trucks, James Pillor. “The off-road industry has exploded over the last couple of years and as a result, we have responded with increased orders serving people locally, nationally and even shipping cars internationally. We are excited and proud to be on the Inc. 5000 Regional Southwest list.”

Arizona companies on Inc. 5000 Regionals Southwest list

Here are the 31 Arizona-based companies that earned spot on the Inc. 5000 Regionals Southwest list. They are listed by ranking, name of company, percentage growth, industry, and home city.

2. Emerge, 4,413% growth, Software, Scottsdale

4. Kayo Energy, 2,402% growth, Energy, Tempe

5. Pomchies, 2,259% growth, Retail, Tempe

8. Qwick, 1,268% growth, Advertising & Marketing, Phoenix

12. Zenernet, 1,020% growth, Energy, Phoenix

19. Clutch Solutions, 627% growth, Computer Hardware, Mesa

25. Icon Power, 430% growth, Construction, Tempe

28. BotBuilders, 404% growth, Education, Phoenix

31. HomeLight, 368% growth, Real Estate, Scottsdale

35. ACS Concrete, 320% growth, Construction, Glendale

40. Cordless Media, 291% growth, Advertising & Marketing, Tempe

44. Renewable Power, 280% growth, Energy, Yuma

46. PathogenDx, 252% growth, Health, Tucson

52. Foster Financial CPA, 215% growth, Financial Services, Scottsdale

58. AKOS WEB MARKETING, 198% growth, Software, Scottsdale

59. Unity Communications, 198% growth, Business Products & Services, Gilbert

62. CampusLogic, 178% growth, Software, Chandler

64. Publisher First, 173% growth, Advertising & Marketing, Phoenix

77. Trox, 148% growth, Education, Phoenix

78. 4D Global, 147% growth, Health, Scottsdale

86. Exclusive Surgeries Network, 122% growth, Health, Peoria

89. Blue Signal Search, 121% growth, Telecommunications, Phoenix

92. Gearfire, 115% growth, Software, Scottsdale

97. WealthAbility, 106% growth, Financial Services, Tempe

102. Orbit Publishing, 96% growth, Education, Phoenix

109. Red Rock Contractors, 92% growth, Construction, Chandler

112. QuickFrames USA, 85% growth, Manufacturing. Mesa

124. Clear Title Agency of Arizona, 72% growth, Real Estate, Phoenix

132. Lifted Trucks, 67% growth, Retail, Phoenix

133. Tower Capital, 66% growth, Financial Services, Scottsdale

135. cloudIT, 64% growth, IT Management, Phoenix