Customer Effective Achieves Fifth Consecutive Year on the Inc. 500|5000

Greenville, SC - - August 20, 2012 - - Customer Effective Inc., an award winning Microsoft Dynamics CRM partner, has been named to the annual Inc. 500|5000 list of the nation's fastest-growing private companies for the fifth straight year. The magazine's exclusive list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy - America's independent-minded entrepreneurs. Customer Effective ranked #427 within their industry category.

"Being honored as a member of the Inc. 500|5000 list for five consecutive years is great recognition of our team's consistent execution," says Scott Millwood, CEO of Customer Effective. "Our commitment to our customers, our people and our partners has been the key to driving growth over the last decade. To see our name among alongside companies like Microsoft, Patagonia and Zappos is extremely rewarding."

The 2012 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2008 to 2011. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2008. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent - not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies - as of December 31, 2011.

"Now, more than ever, we depend on Inc. 500|5000 companies to spur innovation, provide jobs, and drive the economy forward. Growth companies, not large corporations, are where the action is," says Inc. Editor Eric Schurenberg.

The Inc. 500|5000 ranking comes on the heels of Customer Effective's recent recognition as the recipient of the 2012 Microsoft Dynamics CRM East Region Partner of the Year Award for the third consecutive year. Customer Effective was also honored as a Finalist for the 2012 Worldwide Financial Services Partner of the Year and was named to the 2012 President's Club and Inner Circle as a result of their continued growth and success in the Microsoft Dynamics space.