For the 3rd Year in a row, Operation Technology Digital is Included on Inc. Magazine’s List of the Midwest Region’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies 

Companies on the 2024 Inc. 5000 Regionals: Midwest list had an average growth rate of 134.06 percent. 

Chicago, February 27, 2024 Inc. magazine today revealed that Operation Technology Digital is No. 157 on its fourth annual Inc. 5000 Regionals: Midwest list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing Midwest private companies, based in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Born of the annual Inc. 5000 franchise, this regional list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the Midwest economy’s most dynamic segment–its independent small businesses.

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Making our third consecutive appearance in the Inc. 5000 with a growth rate of 60% is a tremendous honor and a great reflection of what our team has accomplished for our customers in the past few years, said Bradley Fogel, CEO of Operation Technology Digital. This achievement is a testament to the dedication, innovation, and relentless drive of every member of our team. It’s not just about the numbers; it’s about the passion and resilience that propel us forward. Together, we’ve transformed challenges into opportunities and milestones into stepping stones towards even greater success. Here’s to our unwavering commitment and the boundless possibilities that lie ahead.

The companies on this list show a remarkable rate of growth across all industries in the Midwest region. Between 2020 and 2022, these 172 private companies had an average growth rate of 134.06 percent; by 2023, they’d also added 14,830 jobs and $24.5 billion to the region’s economy.

Complete results of the Inc. 5000 Regionals: Midwest, including company profiles can be found at starting February 27, 2024. You’ll also find an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, metro area, and other criteria.

“The honorees in our Inc. 5000 network are the Who’s Who of private companies. They’re energizing regional economies as they engineer the future of their industries. Learn who they are and what they do — they’ll be impacting things for a while,” said Eric Hagerman, Special Projects Editor at Inc. Media.

Operation Technology is a leading marketing company in Chicago that specializes in SEO, small business web design and internet marketing services. Our small and mighty team of innovative, digital marketing experts delivers data-driven, personalized solutions at scale to increase engagement and fuel revenue growth.


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More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000 Regionals


The 2024 Inc. 5000 Regionals are ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2020 and 2022. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2020. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for-profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2022. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2020 is $100,000; the minimum for 2022 is $1 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons.

About Inc. Media 

The world’s most trusted business-media brand, Inc. offers entrepreneurs the knowledge, tools, connections, and community to build great companies. Its award-winning multiplatform content reaches more than 50 million people each month across a variety of channels including websites, newsletters, social media, podcasts, and print. Its prestigious Inc. 5000 list, produced every year since 1982, analyzes company data to recognize the fastest-growing privately held businesses in the United States. The global recognition that comes with inclusion in the 5000 gives the founders of the best businesses an opportunity to engage with an exclusive community of their peers and the credibility that helps them drive sales and recruit talent.

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About the Author: Brad Fogel

Bradley Fogel is a professional web designer and SEO consultant. Bradley has been working in the digital marketing field for over 20 years and is the CEO of Operation Technology, a digital marketing agency based in Chicago, IL. Starting his own company was something he had always wanted to do. It has been very rewarding to him seeing the team at Operation Technology helping small local businesses to large national clients with their digital marketing needs. His passion is developing strong online strategies for clients while making new connections within the industry. Brad’s background also includes a PMP certification from the Project Management Institute. Learn more about Brad Fogel.