Carson Group Named One of the Midwest’s Fastest Growing Private Companies

Carson Group was ranked No. 190 on Inc. magazine’s annual Inc. 5000 Regionals: Midwest list. Recognized for the second year in a row, the Inc. 5000 is one of the most prestigious rankings of the fastest-growing Midwest private companies, based in Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Born of the annual Inc. 5000 franchise, this regional list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the Midwest economy’s most dynamic segment–its independent small businesses.

“We are honored to be recognized by Inc. for a second year in a row. This achievement is a true testament to the commitment of our stakeholders and advisor partners who share in our mission to be the most trusted in financial advice,” said Burt White, managing partner and chief strategy officer for Carson Group. “We are proud of the growth our firm has experienced and look forward to continuing to build on that momentum and support the more than 45,000 families our advisor network serves.”

The companies on this list show a remarkable rate of growth across all industries in the Midwest region. Between 2019 and 2021, these companies had an average growth rate of 535 percent and, in 2021 alone, they added 22,750 jobs and nearly $13.9 billion to the Midwest region’s economy. Companies based in the Chicago, Illinois, Noblesville, Indiana, and Overland Park, Kansas areas had the highest growth rates overall.

Complete results of the Inc. 5000 Regionals: Midwest, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, metro area, and other criteria, can be found at starting February 28, 2023.

“This year’s Inc. 5000 Regional winners represent one of the most exceptional and exciting lists of America’s off-the-charts growth companies. They’re disrupters and job creators, and all delivered an outsize impact on the economy. Remember their names and follow their lead. These are the companies you’ll be hearing about for years to come,” said Scott Omelianuk, editor-in-chief of Inc. magazine.