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Language Services Associates Named to Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America for Third Consecutive Year
Company Ranks No. 1707 on the 2010 Inc. 5000 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 163.99%

Horsham, Pa. (August 24, 2010)Inc. magazine today ranked Language Services Associates (LSA) number 1707 on its fourth annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.  The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy — America’s independent-minded entrepreneurs.  After a rapid growth rate of 163.99% over the past three years, LSA’s rank climbed significantly from 2236 in 2009 to 1707 in 2010.

“The leaders of the companies on this year’s Inc. 5000 have figured out how to grow their businesses during the longest recession since the Great Depression,” said Inc. president Bob LaPointe. “The 2010 Inc. 5000 showcases a particularly hardy group of entrepreneurs.”

“We are honored and delighted to be recognized by Inc. magazine for the third consecutive year as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America,” said Laura K.T. Schriver, President and CEO, Language Services Associates.  “We continue to attribute our rapid growth and success to our talented team, who are dedicated to delivering professional Linguistic services through cutting-edge technology solutions and exceptional customer service support.  We look forward to continued growth and development in the vital language services industry for years to come.”

Despite the fact that most of this year’s measuring period of 2006-2009 took place during the latest recession, aggregate revenue among the companies on the list actually increased to $321.6 billion, up more than 50 percent from last year.  Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found on www.inc.com/5000.

About Language Services Associates
Since 1991, Language Services Associates (LSA) has been facilitating foreign language communication and eliminating multicultural communication barriers across a variety of settings and industry segments, including healthcare, government, utilities, insurance and financial services. Founded by Laura K. T. Schriver, who still holds the title as President and CEO, LSA promises to deliver innovative language-based solutions, including telephonic interpretation with real-time reporting and video-based interpretation, while consistently providing exceptional customer service support.  The company has quickly become one of the largest and fastest-growing language service providers in the world.  LSA was recently named one of the fastest-growing women-owned/led companies in North America by Women Presidents’ Organization and was included in Common Sense Advisory’s list of “Top 35 Global Language Service Providers.”

LSA is proud to offer all encompassing language and cultural services, including Interpreting by Telephone (IBT), Face-to-Face Interpreting, Video Remote Interpreting (VRI), Translation and Localization, American Sign Language (ASL) and Intercultural Consulting.  For more information on the company, please call (800) 305-9673 or visit us online at www.lsaweb.com.  You may also follow LSA on Twitter and fan LSA on Facebook.