For Immediate Release

Elite Business Strategies Receives Ranking No. 196 Among America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies on the 2022 Inc. 5000 Annual List.

TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA, August 16, 2022 – Today, Inc. revealed that Elite Business Strategies, LLC (EBS) is No. 196 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in America. The list represents a one-of-a-kind look at the most successful companies within the economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent businesses. Facebook, Chobani, Under Armour, Microsoft, Patagonia, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.

“We are honored to be among the other exceptional private companies, both past, and present, to appear on the Inc. 5000 list. EBS is built on a foundation of advocacy achieved through operational excellence, research, practice, and technology. Receiving the rank of 196, along with being among the Top 500 is a testament to the deliberate and dedicated work performed by the Elite team for our clients and customers over the past 11 years, “says Princess Ousley, President, and CEO of Elite Business Strategies LLC.

The companies on the 2022 Inc. 5000 have not only been successful, but have also demonstrated resilience amid supply chain woes, labor shortages, and the ongoing impact of Covid-19. Among the top 500, the average median three-year revenue growth rate soared to 2,144 percent. Together, those companies added more than 68,394 jobs over the past three years.

Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at The top 500 companies are featured in the September issue of Inc. magazine, which will be available on August 23.

“The accomplishment of building one of the fastest-growing companies in the U.S., in light of recent economic roadblocks, cannot be overstated,” says Scott Omelianuk, editor-in-chief of Inc. “Inc. is thrilled to honor the companies that have established themselves through innovation, hard work, and rising to the challenges of today.”

“ The COVID-19 pandemic has had a noticeable impact on the way private companies operate. EBS is no exception. The difference maker in our success is our team. We are a people-centric organization in our approach to operations and outreach. Our team does not think of themselves as business people but we are in the business of people. Receiving the 196 overall ranking on this year’s Inc. 5000 list enables us to expand our obligation felt for others through advocacy, empathy, and inspiration, “says Mrs. Ousley.

About Elite Business Strategies, LLC. (EBS)
EBS is a minority woman-owned and operated professional services consulting firm established in 2011. Certified as an SBA 8(a), M/WBE firm. EBS specializes in the organization and management of the consequences, resources, and responsibilities of dealing with all aspects of emergencies that affect the people in a given community. The aim is to prepare for, respond to, recover from and reduce the harmful effects and consequences of all emergencies through the combined strength of our multiple divisions. Awards and recognition include Office of Economic Vitality – 2020 Minority Business Enterprise of the Year, 2020 U.S. Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year – Region 4, and 2022 Inc. 5000 Annual List.

Tikisha Ousley, Vice President of Communication
Phone: 844.635.4831

More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000
Companies on the 2022 Inc. 5000 are ranked according to percentage revenue growth from 2018 to 2021. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2018. They must be U.S.-based, privately held, for-profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2021. (Since then, some on the list may have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2018 is $100,000; the minimum for 2021 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Growth rates used to determine company rankings were calculated to four decimal places. The top 500 companies on the Inc. 5000 are featured in Inc. magazine’s September issue. The entire Inc. 5000 can be found at
About Inc.
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. The associated Inc. 5000 Conference & Gala is part of a highly acclaimed portfolio of bespoke events produced by Inc. For more information, visit

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