|By Marketwired .||
|June 13, 2014 01:04 PM EDT||
PORTLAND, OR -- (Marketwired) -- 06/13/14 -- Ruby Receptionists is Oregon's #42 fastest growing business according to the Portland Business Journal. A leading provider personalized virtual receptionists for small businesses, Ruby Receptionists made the list for the seventh consecutive year, grossing $11.3 million in 2013 -- more than doubling its revenue since 2011.
"We are honored to win this award recognizing our growth and success for the seventh year," said Jill Nelson, Founder and CEO of Ruby Receptionists. "Our success is the result of the hard work of our employees who are passionate about delivering exceptional client experiences and building meaningful connections with every phone call."
Portland Business Journal named Ruby Receptionists as one of the fastest-growing private companies in Oregon based on its earnings, revenue growth and privately held status. Experiencing double-digit growth every year since it was founded in 2003, Ruby provides live virtual receptionist services to more than 3,200 businesses throughout North America and is currently on track to gross over $15.4 million in 2014. To keep up with the demand from small business owners who want a friendly, live person to care for their customers, Ruby opened its second location last year and now employs more than 165 people at its Portland and Beaverton offices.
In addition to being one of "100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in Oregon" for seven straight years, Ruby is frequently recognized for its dynamic culture, world-class customer experience and sustainable business practices. Recent awards include FORTUNE magazine's #1 and #3 Best Small Company to Work for in the United States (2012, 2013) and Oregon Business magazine's 100 Best Places to Work For (2010-2014) and 100 Best Green Companies to Work For (2010-2013). Founder and CEO Jill Nelson is also the 2013 "Entrepreneur of the Year," selected by Portland's Entrepreneurs' Organization.
About Ruby Receptionists
Hearkening back to an era when every call at an office was answered by a friendly receptionist, Ruby Receptionists provides personalized live, virtual receptionist services to 3,200 small businesses throughout North America. Ruby leverages proprietary technology combined with bright, charming receptionists who live five core values -- Foster Happiness, Practice WOWism, Create Community, Innovate and Grow -- to deliver its unique vision of customer service. Founded by Jill Nelson in 2003, Ruby Receptionists has gained national recognition for its success being named FORTUNE magazine's #1 and #3 Best Small Company to Work for in the U.S. in 2012 and 2013, one of 100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon and one of Oregon's fastest growing companies for seven years. Learn more at www.callruby.com.
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