Church Hill Classics Named 5th Fastest-Growing Company in Connecticut on Inc. 5000

Monroe, CT – August 27, 2008 – Church Hill Classics and, a leading custom diploma frame manufacturer, has been named by Inc. Magazine as the 5th fastest-growth company for the consumer products industry in Connecticut. The company also ranked 4,157 on the Inc. 5000 list of America's fastest-growing companies across all industries. To qualify, companies must be U.S.-based, privately held and independent as of December 31, 2007, and have at least $200,000 in revenue in 2004, and $2 million in 2007.

Church Hill Classics is a leader in the collegiate diploma frame market in the U.S. The company also manufactures custom designed and handcrafted insignia products for corporations, professional associations, the U.S. Military, and Greek organizations. Their product line includes: customizable certificate and membership frames, military frames and cases, sports frames, desk accessories featuring customized medallions, and a line of Lasting Memories photo frames and signature frames. Also, the company is focusing on "green" recycled wood frame options.

Church Hill Classics, which operates online as, posted 2007 sales of $5.9 million, with growth of 67.2% during Inc.'s four year evaluation of revenue growth. A ceremony honoring all winners will be held during the 27th Annual Inc. 500 & Inc. 5000 Conference and Awards Ceremony in Washington, D.C. View's Inc. 5000 profile on the Inc. Magazine website.

Lucie Voves, President of Church Hill Classics and, has led the company through 17 years of strong annual growth, leveraging marketing expertise from her earlier career with Procter and Gamble. "Recently, we've really benefitted from positive word of mouth referrals and from gaining certification as a woman-owned business. These factors have driven broader distribution of our diploma frames and also led us into successful ancillary markets including contract framing for professional associations and corporations."