Aug 16, 2022 | 3 min read

DragonSpears Appears on the 2022 Inc. 5000 List

By: Sienna Provvidenza


NEW YORK, August 16, 2022 – Today, Inc. revealed that DragonSpears is No. 2,622 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in America. The list represents a one-of-a-kind look at the most successful companies within the economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent businesses. Facebook, Chobani, Under Armour, Microsoft, Patagonia, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.

“I could not be more proud of what this amazing team has accomplished. We are a 2x back-to-back Inc. 5000 award winner. That is no small feat. It is a testament to the commitment of every one of our teammates. Just as important as this recognition is, I am even more proud of how we have supported each other, not just through the pandemic but through the everyday challenges. I also know that this type of success would not be possible without our amazing partners and clients who share our passion for building awesome software. Thank you all for your partnership, your friendship, and your commitment to excellence,” says Patrick Emmons, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of DragonSpears.

The companies on the 2022 Inc. 5000 have not only been successful, but have also demonstrated resilience amid supply chain woes, labor shortages, and the ongoing impact of Covid-19. Among the top 500, the average median three-year revenue growth rate soared to 2,144 percent. Together, those companies added more than 68,394 jobs over the past three years.

Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at

“The accomplishment of building one of the fastest-growing companies in the U.S., in light of recent economic roadblocks, cannot be overstated,” says Scott Omelianuk, editor-in-chief of Inc. “Inc. is thrilled to honor the companies that have established themselves through innovation, hard work, and rising to the challenges of today.”

“We are proud of the growth we’ve had thus far, and we don’t plan to stop here. We want to be leaders in the industry by helping our clients surpass their goals through the innovative use of technology,” says Patrick Emmons.

This accomplishment is among a list of recognitions that DragonSpears has received. For the past five consecutive years, DragonSpears has been named one of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®. For the past two years, DragonSpears has ranked nationally on the Inc. 5000, moving up in rank by 42% from 2021. Additionally, DragonSpears also ranked No. 135 on the 2022 Inc. 5000 Regionals Midwest list.

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About Sienna Provvidenza

Based in Delray Beach, Florida, Sienna Provvidenza is the Marketing Manager at DragonSpears. She graduated in May 2022 from The University of Tampa with a Bachelor of Science in International Business & Marketing and a Spanish minor. Sienna is responsible for event management, social media, content creation, and campaign management. She is passionate about driving impactful results to bring visions to life.