Church Hill Classics
Contact: Anita R. Holtz
594 Pepper Street
Monroe, CT 06468
Diplomaframe.com Earns Spot on Inc. 5000 Fast-Growth
Business List for Prestigious Ninth Time
Monroe, CT - August 18, 2015 - Only two Connecticut companies have made Inc. 5000 Fastest Growth Business List nine times, and Church Hill Classics (CHC), known online as diplomaframe.com, is one of them.
Lucie Voves, CEO and Founder of CHC, began the company in 1991 in the basement of her Connecticut home. From that modest beginning, the company’s revenue grew to $10.1 million in 2014, had a recent three-year growth of 57%, and added 19 jobs since 2012. Women entrepreneurs on the coveted list consist of only 13.5% or 657 of the 5000 which places Ms. Voves in elite company.
For the last 34 years, Inc. has welcomed the fastest-growing private companies in America into its exclusive club. Eric Schurenberg, President and Editor in Chief of Inc. magazine congratulated CHC and added, “Diplomaframe.com now shares a pedigree with Intuit, Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft, GoPro, Timberland, Clif Bar, Patagonia, Oracle, and other notable alumni.”
Ms. Voves attributes most of the company’s success to providing hand-crafted, top-quality frames that incorporate school logos, creative marketing knowledge, professional, individual customer service by caring employees, and enduring commitment to made-in-America and produced in Connecticut.
CHC showcases life’s milestone achievements by handcrafting high-quality diploma and insignia frames for colleges, universities, professional organizations, military branches, and high affinity membership groups. CHC caters to its customers with designable frames, an easy-to-navigate and award-winning diplomaframe.com e-commerce site, and excellent customer service. The company shares the excitement of graduates, alumni, and their families as they celebrate milestone accomplishments and also encourages student success by offering its annual Frame My Future Scholarship Contest.
A profile of Church Hill Classics / diplomaframe.com can be viewed on the Inc. 5000 web site at www.inc.com/profile/diplomaframecom and complete results can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000/list/2015/. In order to qualify for the Inc. 5000, companies must be for-profit, independent, and privately owned companies based in the U.S with annual revenues of at least $2 million in 2014.
About Church Hill Classics
Church Hill Classics®, known online as diplomaframe.com, manufactures custom diploma frames, certificate frames, varsity letter frames, and photo frames as well as a line of desk accessories for thousands of colleges and universities, high schools, the military, professional associations, and corporate clients. Products and framing online are offered through its e-commerce site at diplomaframe.com™ or through its partner affiliates. In a YouTube interview, Lucie Voves, CEO and Founder, discusses her business and how easy it is for customers to create the perfect diploma frame for themselves or as a gift. Church Hill Classics is a certified woman-owned business founded in 1991 by Ms. Voves. More information on Church Hill Classics can be found at http://www.diplomaframe.com.
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc.
is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies with the aim to deliver real solutions for today’s innovative entrepreneurs. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 6,000,000 today. 2015 marks the 34th year the publication has compiled its exclusive, fast-growth business ranking. For more information, visit www.inc.com