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Keystone Group Int’l Ranks on 2024 INC Regionals Midwest List

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Keystone Group Int'l Ranks 133 on 2024 INC Regionals Midwest List

With a Two-Year Revenue Growth of 78%, Keystone Group joins the 2024 Inc. 5000 Regionals: Midwest Region's Fastest-Growing Private Companies list.

MINNEAPOLIS, 2/27/2024 – Inc. magazine today announced that Keystone Group International is No. 133 on its fourth annual Inc. 5000 Regionals: Midwest list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing Midwest private companies, based in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, 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.

Jaime Taets, CEO & Founder of Keystone said this about the recognition, “We could not be more thrilled to be included in this list. We know that there are many other small businesses, like ours, that are striving every day to make an impact on their local and business communities. This is a testament to the dedication and hard work of our team and the amazing clients we get to work with.” 

The companies on this list show a remarkable rate of growth across all industries in the Midwest region. Between 2020 and 2022, these 172 private companies had an average growth rate of 134.06 percent; by 2023, they’d also added 14,830 jobs and $24.5 billion to the region’s economy.

Complete results of the Inc. 5000 Regionals: Midwest, including company profiles can be found at starting February 27, 2024. You’ll also find an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, metro area, and other criteria.

“The honorees in our Inc. 5000 network are the Who’s Who of private companies. They’re energizing regional economies as they engineer the future of their industries. Learn who they are and what they do — they’ll be impacting things for a while,” said Eric Hagerman, Special Projects Editor at Inc. Media.

Keystone Group International is a business growth consulting firm based in Minneapolis, MN. We understand that as a company, you’re either experiencing growing pains or need to grow pains. Keystone’s driving ambition is to help executive teams build realistic and actionable plans that unlock their business’ true potential by connecting the threads of business strategy, culture, & leadership.

More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000 Regionals 


The 2024 Inc. 5000 Regionals are ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2020 and 2022. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2020. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for-profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2022. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2020 is $100,000; the minimum for 2022 is $1 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons.