REACH Sports Marketing Way Up There

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

REACH Sports Marketing Group is celebrating its No. 10 ranking in The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal 2010 Fast 50, as featured in the Oct. 22 issue of the publication.

Darren Wercinski Gets A Lift

The Fast 50 ranking the fastest growing private companies in Minnesota included a profile on REACH that showed the company’s 2009 growth rate at 143% with revenues topping $2.5 million. In the article, Darren Wercinski, REACH CEO and co-founder, credited the REACH sales team.

“REACH grew with the help of its customers and a strong sales team,” said We Wercinski. “We try to keep our sales team very happy and give them an opportunity to sell great products for our customers.”

The Top 10 Fast 50 ranking comes on the heels of REACH being included in the Inc. 500 in August, 2010. Inc. magazine ranked REACH Sports Marketing Group No. 372 on its 29th annual Inc. 500, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.

“We’re very excited about the back-to-back honors,”
said Marc Kline, REACH co-founder.

“We’re not done yet,” Wercinski said. “We’re going to keep the pedal to the metal. We have an aggressive growth plan for 2011 and 2012.”

REACH‘s digital signage network is located in over 250 recreation and fitness centers across the US. Its network includes college and university recreation centers, community recreation centers, fitness/athletic training centers, YMCAs, and Jewish Community Centers.

The REACH Network features large screen displays that inform, entertain and educate members and visitors at partner facilities. REACH also leverages its experience at the local level to partner with other companies in the digital-out-of-home space. Most recently, REACH partnered with Life Time Fitness.

**The group includes Patrick Harrison, finance director; Marc Kline, co-founder; and Tyler Storm, vice-president sales, giving a lift to Wercinski

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