Groundswell Group Inc. Ranks No. 161 on the 2014 PROFIT 500

PROFIT magazine unveils 26th annual list of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies

CALGARY, June 12, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadian Business and PROFIT today ranked Groundswell Group Inc. No. 161 on the 26th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies. Published in the July issue of Canadian Business and online at, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their revenue growth over five years.

Groundswell Group made the 2014 PROFIT 500 list with five-year revenue growth of 371%.

"The members of the PROFIT 500 are the elite of the country's entrepreneurial community," says James Cowan, Editor-in-Chief of Canadian Business and PROFIT. "Their stories are lessons in business strategy, management excellence and sheer tenacity."

"Groundswell is honoured to be on the 2014 PROFIT 500 ranking," says Groundswell's President, Darren Sartison. "Our growth has been fuelled by a focus on innovation, an emphasis on listening, and a tireless devotion to helping our customers solve their business and IT challenges. This is a great achievement for Groundswell and reflects the strength of our services, satisfaction of our clients and true dedication of our team."

A Western Canadian leader in delivering integrated information management services, Groundswell has developed unique capabilities in our core competency areas, offering a complete suite of technical services around Data Integration, Business Intelligence and Master Data Management (MDM), Data Warehousing and Business Process Management (BPM).

Groundswell's organizational growth, corporate culture and leadership have been recognized in various business awards in the past. These awards include Alberta's Best Workplaces Diversity Finalist in April 2013; Business in Calgary's Leaders of Tomorrow in July 2012; and Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist in June 2011.

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About Groundswell Group
Established in 2001, Groundswell Group is a privately-held company based out of Calgary with branch offices in Edmonton and Vancouver.  We help our clients across a wide variety of industries focus on what's most important, their business. By providing efficient, cost-effective and quality-driven information management services, Groundswell's customers realize the value of their technology investments to make faster, better business decisions.

About PROFIT and
PROFIT: Your Guide to Business Success is Canada's preeminent media brand dedicated to the management issues and opportunities facing small and mid-sized businesses. For 32 years, Canadian entrepreneurs across a vast array of economic sectors have remained loyal to PROFIT because it's a timely and reliable source of actionable information that helps them achieve business success and get the recognition they deserve for generating positive economic and social change. Visit PROFIT online at

About Canadian Business
Founded in 1928, Canadian Business is the longest-serving, best-selling and most-trusted business publication in the country. With a readership of more than 800,000, it is the country's premier media brand for executives and senior business leaders. It fuels the success of Canada's business elite with a focus on the things that matter most: leadership, innovation, business strategy and management tactics. We provide concrete examples of business achievement, thought-provoking analysis and compelling storytelling, all in an elegant package with bold graphics and great photography. Canadian Business—what leadership looks like.

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SOURCE: Groundswell Group

For further information: Media Contact: Kerra McEwen, Groundswell Group,, 403-727-1904

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