Clearwater, FL – October 12, 2018 – Digital Media Solutions (DMS) continues its winning streak earning a repeat spot on the 2018 TBBJ 200 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the Tampa Bay area. The list was compiled by the Tampa Bay Business Journal and includes privately-held, for-profit enterprises that are headquartered in Hernando, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk or Sarasota Counties in the Tampa Bay metro. This latest recognition comes just months after DMS received Inc. 5000 Hall of Fame status as one the of the fastest growing companies in America. The company continues to outpace the competition with record organic client growth coupled with game-changing accretive acquisitions.
“We’re excited to make the TBBJ 200 list for the fourth year in a row,” said Joe Marinucci, CEO of Digital Media Solutions. “DMS has consistently grown since our inception, which is a direct result of the hard work, dedication and competitive spirit of our employees in the Tampa area and beyond. This year, we’ve hit several milestones that speak to our increasing momentum and the need for data-driven digital advertising that delivers the results that clients want.”
DMS is at a pivotal growth point as this strong momentum coincides with several key milestones this year:
- Expansion into the world of personal finance with the launch of LoanAdvisor.com and acquisition of BetterLoanChoice.com within its consumer finance division
- Acquired the powerhouse publisher network W4
- Relaunched its higher education division, DMS Education, inclusive of award-winning domains acquired as part of Avenue100 Media Solutions
- Released key enhancements to its award-winning proprietary martech platform Sparkroom
DMS continues to bolster its award-winning employer reputation in the region as one of Tampa’s Top 100 Workplaces according to the Tampa Bay Times. In January, DMS announced investments in its Clearwater call center and new employee rewards as a result of the new tax law.
“The strong connection DMS has to the greater Tampa community has contributed to our success, allowing us to attract great people, support local charities and offer our industry-leading digital marketing programs to customers,” Marinucci added.
The full list of the 2018 TBBJ 200 is now available online.
About Digital Media Solutions
Founded by a team of lifelong athletes, Digital Media Solutions, LLC (DMS) is the fastest-growing independent agency focused on performance marketing. DMS deploys diversified and data-driven digital media customer acquisition solutions that deliver scalable, sustainable and measurable marketing results. The company’s performance marketing, digital agency and marketing technology solutions connect the right consumers with the right offers at the right time to achieve the marketing objectives of clients in highly competitive industries. DMS continues to experience explosive year-over-year growth, with continuous recognition on the Inc. 5000 list in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018; the Tampa Bay Business Journal’s TBBJ 200 List in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018; the Entrepreneur magazine 360 list in 2017; and a top 10 ranking on the 2015 and 2016 Florida Fast 100 lists. Named one of America’s “Best Places to Work” in 2017 by Inc. magazine, DMS brings together some of the industry’s most knowledgeable people, efficient processes and sophisticated technology across the digital and marketing spectrum. The company continues to deliver on its strategic mission, which is backed by its board of investors including multi-billion-dollar Canadian private equity firm Clairvest Group. For more information about DMS, its consumer finance-focused brand Best Rate Referrals, affiliate network W4 Performance Ad Market, education-branded platforms under DMS Education including CollegeAtlas.org and CourseAdvisor.com or the performance marketing technology Sparkroom, visit digitalmediasolutions.com. Keep up with DMS news at insights.digitalmediasolutions.com and connect with us on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/digital-media-solutions-group.
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