PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania (January 18, 2017) – Philadelphia SmartCEO and Headline Sponsor Comcast Business honored the 2017 Future 50 award winners at an awards celebration on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at Drexelbrook. Partner’s Consulting and fifty-nine other Greater Philadelphia companies were recognized for their fast growth, determined by a three-year average of employee and revenue numbers. The 2017 Future 50 winners collectively generate nearly $4.84 billion in annual revenue and employ 25,272 individuals in the Greater Philadelphia area.

“Over the past 10 years, we have evolved to become a company full of entrepreneurs who are out to make a difference in our communities and put people into jobs that they love,” said Peggy Gionta, President of Partner’s Consulting.

More than 350 local business executives and guests attended this year’s black-tie-optional awards gala to celebrate the winners and their achievements. The Hawaii-themed event kicked off with a cocktail reception and high-energy networking, followed by a video-packed awards ceremony and seated dinner. The evening and celebration culminated with dessert and additional networking.

“Ask any CEO and they’ll tell you that leading a fast-growing company is one of the most exhilarating and challenging endeavors an entrepreneur can experience. From growing a startup to scaling an established organization, this year’s Future 50 winners have executed their growth strategies year after year. More impressively, they have created job opportunities and fueled economic prosperity in our region,” says Jaime Nespor-Zawmon, President of SmartCEO. “These passionate and driven entrepreneurs embody the true definition of leadership. We honor them for their unwavering commitment to building their businesses, shaping our communities and making our region a better place to work and live.”

Partner’s Consulting is an award-winning IT consulting company based in the Philadelphia area that provides Professional Services on “The Business-Side of IT,” focusing primarily in Project Delivery. Established in 2006 by Peggy Gionta, and designed to be a true connector, Partner’s Consulting’s reputation for high quality service and commitment to a thorough, personalized process stems from its core value of Partnership. As a certified woman-owned business, clients and consultants alike are proud to partner with a company that truly celebrates diversity in the IT industry.